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Sherlock Holmes is back… / Cinema
Sherlock Holmes has acquired a mobile phone, he is a fanatical texter and even has his own website in a new contemporary series of big-budget adventures.
Sherlock Holmes is the most filmed character in all of literature, period. And indeed, most of the time it has been period. Where other classic English heroes such as James Bond or Doctor Who have tied the source material to the times they were made, almost every adaptation or reimagining of the Holmes mythology has stuck rigidly to Conan Doyle’s romantic Victoriana.
This is out of respect, of course, but with the latest version, created by Doctor Who mainstays Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, that’s about to change. As the pair explained at the launch event, “period” always translates into serious and furrow-browed and reverential. And this, they figured, has meant...
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