‘Fortitude’ Season One Finale is Hardly a Buzzworthy Finish

Caution: This post contains spoilers. “Fortitude” is for mature audiences only.

After such a gain of momentum throughout the first season, “Fortitude” descends into quite a lackluster series of events in its finale. Continue reading “‘Fortitude’ Season One Finale is Hardly a Buzzworthy Finish”

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New ‘Sherlock’ Photo Shows Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Seizing Their Victorian Side

Caution: This news piece contains speculation and spoilers about “Sherlock.”

As Benedict Cumberbatch fans reel from the news of his recent engagement, there are more promising developments coming out about the “Sherlock” special. This promotional photo was released just hours ago today, showing Cumberbatch with a top hat and formal clothing that seems reminiscent of the attire sported by the late Jeremy Brett. Likewise, Martin Freeman’s bowler hat and brown suit call to mind Edward Hardwicke and David Burke from the same Granada TV series. Continue reading “New ‘Sherlock’ Photo Shows Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Seizing Their Victorian Side”

TV Recap: David Suchet Returns for a Final Season of ‘Poirot’ in ‘The Big Four’

Caution: This review contains spoilers on “The Big Four.”

It’s hard to believe we’re going into the final season of the “Agatha Christie’s Poirot,” with David Suchet as the beloved Belgian detective. The thirteenth season premiered last night on PBS MASTERPIECE with “The Big Four,” following Poirot as he unravels a series of murders, beginning with the death of a reclusive Russian chessmaster at a reception thrown by the Peace Party. The episode was written by Mark Gatiss, a name no doubt familiar to “Doctor Who” and “Sherlock” fans alike. Continue reading “TV Recap: David Suchet Returns for a Final Season of ‘Poirot’ in ‘The Big Four’”