Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sexy Sherlock and a Modern Moriarty

It is the very end of Sherlock Holmes month, and so we close this series on weird adaptations of his stories with by far the most popular: the BBC miniseries Sherlock. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in a modern … Continue reading

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It’s Swimsuit Season at The Film Experience! (Guest Post)

Hey there, Recyclers! My good friends over at The Film Experience are doing a Cinema Swimwear series to beat the heat. My own addition to this fun and silly series is Charlton Heston’s number in Planet of the Apes: “The … Continue reading

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution: Fun Fan Fiction

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution is Sherlock Holmes fan fiction. It’s good Sherlock Holmes fan fiction. It’s well-written, well acted, and there are no references to “dark, glittering orbs” or anybody’s manhood. Writer Nicholas Meyer created a story about Sherlock turning to … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Mary Poppins

The peculiarity of a child’s mind is that two contradictory beliefs can coexist comfortably with no ill effects or feelings of hypocrisy. When I was little, I loved Mary Martin’s Peter Pan. I knew that Mary Martin was a full-grown … Continue reading

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Natalie Wood Week at The Film Experience & Comic Con Comments

Hello Recyclers! Two very exciting things happening here! First, I got the opportunity to write another guest post for The Film Experience for Natalie Wood Week. If you like Natalie Wood, or Hollywood star stories, or musicals, or me, click … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes And The Secret Weapon: Nigel & Basil & Watson & Holmes

This blog post is part of the Dynamic Duos of Classic Hollywood Blogathon at Classic Movie Hub. Check out more posts on a variety of Golden Age duos there! Besides Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, no single person has had as … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: Dead Ringers

Hit Me With Your Best Shot is back at The Film Experience! I leave this week’s review in the very capable hands of my friend/editor Margaret. Regularly-planned Sherlock reviews will resume on Saturday! Hi there, Recyclers. Margaret here, pinch-hitting for Anne … Continue reading

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July is Sherlock Holmes Month!

July 7th is the 83rd anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s death. While it might seem morbid to celebrate an author on the anniversary of his death instead of the anniversary of his birth, considering Doyle’s fascination with the supernatural … Continue reading

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HMWYBS: American Graffiti

Hit Me With Your Best Shot is back at The Film Experience! I’m participating this season again, because I love all of you (and Nathaniel) so very much. Regular WRM updates will continue on Saturdays. Where were you when Kennedy was … Continue reading

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