Posts tagged with sherlock-holmes

Jan 4 2023



This past Sunday was 2023's Public Domain Day, which marked the end of US copyrights on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s last few Sherlock Holmes stories (also Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse, but that's unlikely to make as much of a pop-culture-freebie splash). If you're attracted to falling down legal or literary nerd wormholes, I highly recommend reading the Wikipedia article...

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Jan 11 2018

Pre-teen Holmes


According to Deadline, Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown has signed on to star in a movie adaptation of the popular Enola Holmes mystery series, about the crime-solving baby sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes...

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Oct 8 2015

Two thumbs up on the mustache, though


British TV nerds are aquiver: the trailer is out for the long-awaited Victorian Sherlock special. It looks pretty cheesy (particularly the bit about the hat), but...

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Jun 18 2014

Expect many new reprints


According to The New York Times, Circuit Judge Richard Posner, writing for a three-judge panel from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, has declared that most (but not all) of Arthur Conan Doyle's dozens of Sherlock Holmes stories are now part of the public domain...

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May 21 2012

A new, new Sherlock Holmes


I'm never going to be fully aboard the Jonny Lee Miller train, but I might check out CBS's Elementary. I really like Lucy Liu, and I enjoy the idea of a female Dr. Watson...

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