TV Series Review #4: Sherlock (Season 1)


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Title: Sherlock (IMDb)
Season/Episode: Season 1, Episode 1-3
Created by: Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by: Paul McGuigan (Ep. 1 & 3), Euros Lyn (Ep. 2)
Written by: Steven Moffat (Ep. 1), Steve Thompson (Ep. 2), Mark Gatiss (Ep. 3)
Year: 2010
Length: ~90 min.
Rating: 12
My IMDb rating: 10/10 (Ep. 1), 6/10 (Ep. 2), 9/10 (Ep. 3)

After re-watching the first season* of Sherlock for what feels like the 100th time, and still loving it more than any other TV show I am watching, I decided to write a review and share my love with all of you. Let’s take a spoiler-free look at season one.

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Little (feminist) things that make me happy

It seems that Emma Watson’s HeForShe campaign speech reached quite a few people, not only her fans but also colleagues in the film business. When I looked through my Twitter feed this morning, I stumbled upon this post, and it made me smile:


I’m a huge fan of Benedict Cumberbatch, so seeing him wearing this t-shirt and declaring himself a feminist made me very, very happy.

Earlier, in search of above mentioned tweet, I also found this gem:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt declared on several occasions that he is a feminist. So seeing him wearing this t-shirt while not surprising was still very welcome. Anyway, kudos to Elle magazine for their #ELLEfeminism campaign. Really nice!