Brooches Made From Classic Books Let You Wear Your Favorite Words

If you're the sort of person who likes to wear your literary tastes on your sleeve—or your lapel—these brooches might be for you. Each one is made from the pages of a classic book—Moby Dick, Watership Down, the tales of Sherlock Holmes—highlighting not just the stories, but also the words themselves. » 3/20/14 8:40am 3/20/14 8:40am

​Will The Frozen DVD/Blu-ray Release Finally Make The Madness Stop?

So you went to see Disney's newest CG animated feature and enjoyed it. You thought it was cute, you liked the music, and when people started covering the songs and making fan art, you enjoyed that too. But it didn't stop! It never stops. Anyways, now you can buy it. » 3/17/14 2:40pm 3/17/14 2:40pm

​The new Ms. Marvel is here and ready to rock your world

We've not been shy about our love of Kamala Khan, Marvel's new Ms. Marvel, teenager, Pakistani-American, Muslim, and New Jersey-ite. Indeed, we may have mentioned it here, here or here. So we're super-excited to finally get to read the first issue, written by G. Willow Wilson, and drawn by Runaways' Adrian Alphona —… » 2/04/14 2:50pm 2/04/14 2:50pm

Sir Ian McKellen is your newest (and oldest) Sherlock Holmes

Ian McKellan will reteam with his Gods and Monsters director Bill Condon for A Slight Trick of the Mind, in which McKellen will play the retired detective Sherlock Holmes. Based on a novel by Mitch Cullin, Holmes must solve his greatest mystery of his career without Watson, and with declining mental faculties. » 9/05/13 10:40am 9/05/13 10:40am

Your chance to watch the other great modern Sherlock Holmes show

Are you jonesing for more Sherlock? We may have a surprising methadone shot for you. Plus, one of the weirdest scifi shows to grace the BBC, a live-action movie of one of Japan’s weirdest anime, and an aquarium full of severed heads, all in this week’s DVD releases! » 8/26/13 3:30pm 8/26/13 3:30pm

Benedict Cumberbatch explains how Sherlock survived his season 2 fall

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman couldn't attend the Sherlock panel at Comic-Con, but they were able to send a video message in their place. Freeman just gives a pleasant hello, but Cumberbatch decides to reveal the secret of how Sherlock survived his seemingly deadly fall in the season 2 finale... kind of. » 7/19/13 6:40am 7/19/13 6:40am

Elementary Demonstrates the Right Way to Update a Classic Hero

Elementary has gotten some flak for being the "lesser" modern-day Sherlock Holmes. But now that its first season is over, we're realizing this show understands the Arthur Conan Doyle canon — it's just not afraid to ask questions. Here's why Elementary is the Sherlock Holmes we never knew we always needed. » 5/21/13 8:00am 5/21/13 8:00am

Is the Game of Thrones TV show finally going off the rails?

Ah, spring is finally here! And you know what that means for your friendly neighborhood post-apocalyptic fake mailman — no more trudging through the snow and sleet! Which means I can stop burning mail to stay warm! You know, between the letters I answer instead of delivering and the mail I've burned, it's amazing I… » 4/10/13 8:00am 4/10/13 8:00am

The Most Demented Episodes of Supposedly Realistic TV Shows

There's no secret as to why science fiction and fantasy are popular: Reality is boring. That's why even TV shows that supposedly have no fantasy elements wind up having episodes where they introduce clones, time travel, aliens or zombies. Here are nine TV shows (and one literary character) that suddenly went science… » 4/02/13 1:09pm 4/02/13 1:09pm

Why can't any recent Sherlock Holmes adaptation get Irene Adler right?

Irene Adler only appeared in one of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, but she's considered a pivotal figure in the Holmes canon, nonetheless. And we've seen several of the latest Sherlock Holmes interpretations debut their own versions of Irene Adler in recent years. On the plus side, these 21st Century… » 1/04/13 12:35pm 1/04/13 12:35pm

They're making a Gnomeo and Juliet sequel called Sherlock Gnomes!

Forget Elementary — the most out-there version of Sherlock Holmes could be the sequel to last year's most enjoyably ludicrous animated film. Elton John's production company is making a Gnomeo and Juliet sequel, in which the gnomes from the first movie have to enlist the aid of a famous gnome detective to solve the… » 9/05/12 11:44am 9/05/12 11:44am

Japan's getting a manga adaptation of Sherlock

Like any reasonable individual anywhere, you've been eagerly awaiting the day the BBC officially sanctions an anime rendition of Martin Freeman's mug. And October 4 is that special day, at least for readers of Japan's Young Ace magazine, which will run a manga retelling of the first episode of Sherlock, "A Study in… » 9/03/12 6:20am 9/03/12 6:20am