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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #60 on: January 18, 2011, 10:33:49 pm »
Well, that's definitely a must-see. This weekend I watched Atonement, and developed a weakenss for chocktails!!
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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #61 on: January 18, 2011, 10:56:10 pm »
Well, that's definitely a must-see. This weekend I watched Atonement, and developed a weakenss for chocktails!!


I haven't been able to bring myself to watch it because Benedict's supposedly a bad guy.  Is he that bad?  The synopsis doesn't make it seem so bad.

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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #63 on: January 22, 2011, 09:50:18 pm »
I'm not surprised by this. Benedict lends a whole new meaning to the word dashing. With his wide lapels, coattails, and curls flying, he makes a dash down a damp London street in the dark something I long for! And my heart beats double time when he dons his woolen scarf and drapes it so cavalierly around his long sleek neck!

Watson has his own sartorial style too...love his tiny plaid shirts, black soled shoes, and his cane, even though it's merely a psychosomatic crutch!!
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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #64 on: January 25, 2011, 12:51:11 am »
This is a testament to how much I love my daughter. In the ninth month of her pregnancy, I have lent her not only Sherlock but also Local Hero!!
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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #65 on: January 28, 2011, 10:59:41 pm »
This is a testament to how much I love my daughter. In the ninth month of her pregnancy, I have lent her not only Sherlock but also Local Hero!!

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Tonight I offered to have my sister come over to my place to watch Sherlock, but she can have my DVD when they pry it out of my cold, dead hand.   ;) :laugh:

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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #66 on: February 06, 2011, 02:10:05 pm »
She hasn't watched either one yet.

Today I had an inexplicable craving for...eggs Benedict!

As near as I can tell, BC's name means "a newly married man (previously thought to be a confirmed bachelor) who is burdened down by a large flask of liquor."  :laugh:
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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #67 on: February 06, 2011, 09:58:33 pm »
She hasn't watched either one yet.

Today I had an inexplicable craving for...eggs Benedict!

As near as I can tell, BC's name means "a newly married man (previously thought to be a confirmed bachelor) who is burdened down by a large flask of liquor."  :laugh:

Dang!  I wish I could find that article I read some weeks ago on Cumberbatch.  It was quite detailed about his life.  He said that in a karma-like way, he appeared in the movie Amazing Grace as one of the supporters of the abolition of slavery as a type of atonement because his forefathers  - Cumberbatch is German and means something like 'from a valley' or something like that - went to the West Indies and made quite a fortune in the sugar/slave trade.

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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #68 on: February 11, 2011, 03:52:08 pm »

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Re: PBS "Sherlock Holmes" Updated for the 21st century
« Reply #69 on: February 11, 2011, 08:06:03 pm »
Dang!  I wish I could find that article I read some weeks ago on Cumberbatch.  It was quite detailed about his life.  He said that in a karma-like way, he appeared in the movie Amazing Grace as one of the supporters of the abolition of slavery as a type of atonement because his forefathers  - Cumberbatch is German and means something like 'from a valley' or something like that - went to the West Indies and made quite a fortune in the sugar/slave trade.

If it's German then the name must have started out as (Something)-bach.

The English can't spell or pronounce German names for shit.  >:(
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