The very recent movie Mr. Holmes came out of nowhere to me. I had heard of it a few months ago and I knew I’d eventually see it. Sherlock Holmes was always a classic character but what really wowed me was the most recent TV series (not the American one) with Benedict Cumberbatch and MartinContinue reading “Mr. Holmes (2015 Film) Review”
The concept of classic characters being in a tale where they are much younger isn’t that original anymore. Though long before Smallville, Merlin, and Arrow there was Young Sherlock Holmes. The recent UK series Sherlock is one of the my favorite shows ever, so I was interested in this one. I also noticed Steven SpielbergContinue reading “Young Sherlock Holmes (1985 Film) Review”
In the Sherlock Holmes stories, his greatest nemesis was Professor James Moriarty. In the stories, Moriarty’s father might not have been a very clever man himself. As Professor Moriarty had a brother that was named James as well.
Like his character Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also wished to correct injustice in his spare time. He solved two cases which freed two innocent men from prison.
The character Sherlock Holmes is based on a man named Joseph Bell. Author Arthur Conan Doyle had met Dr. Bell when he worked for him as a clerk. Doyle was impressed by how Dr. Bell could figure out conclusions from the smallest observations.