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‘Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows’ predictable, but witty and intelligent (IANS Movie Review)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows; Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris; Director: Guy Ritchie; Rating: ****Till the 1960s, wit in American and British cinema was ... Read more...

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‘Sherlock Holmes’ was grumpy: Downey Jr.


August 29th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr. says he felt "grumpy" when he started shooting for "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows".The 46-year-old reprises his role as Arthur Conan ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes book goes digital on iPhone, iPad


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Sherlock Holmes is back in the digital form, thanks to a French company, which has created a 'Byook' application for the iPhone and iPad, an ebook hybrid mixing ... Read more...

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Anthony Horowitz vows to keep Sherlock Holmes ‘exactly’ the same


January 19th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Anthony Horowitz, the new author of Sherlock Holmes, has promised that he will not make any changes to the character in his new book.Horowitz, the children's author who ... Read more...

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James Bond, Sherlock Holmes to be resurrected in new novels


January 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Authors Anthony Horowitz and Jeffrey Deaver have been chosen to resurrect James Bond and Sherlock Holmes for two new full-length novels.Horowitz, the children's author of a series of ... Read more...

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ebook gadgets help popularise literary classics


December 27th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Literary classics by Charles Dickens and Jane Austen are enjoying a revival, thanks to ebook gadgets like the Amazon's Kindle. Kindles were the biggest selling products this Christmas, ... Read more...

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Classic e-novels sales surge this Christmas


December 27th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Britain seems to have finally accepted the trend of electronic books as Amazon confirmed yesterday that Kindles were the biggest selling products this Christmas.Classics like Charles Dickens and ... Read more...

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Campaigners seek High Court’s help to save Sherlock Holmes creator’s home


December 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Campaigners, who are against plans to redevelop the former home of Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, have sought the help of the High Court.The late Scottish ... Read more...

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John Cusack to Play Edgar Allan Poe in ‘The Raven’


August 31st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After speculations, and rumors which suggested others would be attached to the film, director James McTeigue has at last made the choice for the starring role in ... Read more...

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Karl Marx died poor; Darwin, Dickens richer


August 12th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) No wonder! The enemy of capitalism Karl Marx left just 250 pounds to his name while Charles Darwin, the naturalist who preached the "survival of the fittest" theory ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes returns - from Nepal


June 18th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) More than 80 years after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the last Sherlock Holmes story, the taciturn, relentless and utterly fascinating sleuth is back again - ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes Sequel To Release In December 2011


May 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sequel of the last year super hit film Sherlock Holmes has now got a release date. Distributors, Warner Bros. have declared that audiences can expect ... Read more...

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Scot author Barrie’s amateur cricket team consisted of 19th century literary greats


April 11th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Apr.11 (ANI): An incredible true story has surfaced of a cricket team that was founded by Scottish author J M Barrie.According to a report in The Scotsman, the team included ... Read more...

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Jude Law didn’t know anything about Sherlock Holmes!


January 6th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) British actor Jude Law has confessed he didn't know anything about Sherlock Holmes before agreeing to play the fictional detective's sidekick Dr. Watson in the new film. The ... Read more...

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Homosexual Holmes, Watson in sequel?


January 4th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robert Downey, Jr., who plays the lead in British filmmaker Ritchie's new movie adaption, has hinted at a homo erotic twist between his character and ... Read more...

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Jude Law fascinated at rediscovering ‘Sherlock Holmes’


January 1st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) British actor Jude Law, who portrays the title character's sidekick Watson alongside Robert Downey Jr. in "Sherlock Holmes", says he hoped he'd brought something a little different ... Read more...

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Michael Crichton’s widow files a claim for $7 million


October 8th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jurassic Park and E.R. creator Michael Crichton, who died last year in November, is in the news once again. His widow Sherri Alexander is seeking an ... Read more...

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Movie bosses working on Sherlock Homes’ sequel


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): While Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Homes is yet to hit theatres, the movie bosses have already started working on a sequel, it has emerged.The film has Robert Downey ... Read more...

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‘Sherlock Holmes’ sequel in pipeline?


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Hollywood movie bosses are reportedly planning a second Sherlock Holmes film even before the first instalment has hit the big screen. The film's trailer has received mixed reviews ... Read more...

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The return of Sherlock Holmes - as Indian writer’s muse (With Image)


September 4th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Five thousand miles away from 221 B, Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes' legendary address, a Bengali man stumbles upon some letters and notebooks hidden in a ... Read more...

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Making Sherlock Holmes gay could land Guy Ritchie in trouble


August 4th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 4 (ANI): Guy Ritchie's plans to show a gay angle between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in his new movie could land him in trouble.Robert Downey Jr., who ... Read more...

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Mokele-Mbembe: fact or imagination?


June 5th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
The idea of the existence of dinosaurs has always been providing food for thought. The giant creatures that are said to have walked the earth in the past have captured the imaginations ... Read more...

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“Up”, movie redefines American beauty


May 30th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
Friday saw the release of "Up", A movie by Pixar. The movie has been reviewed by many as being one of the best 2009 releases till date. "Up" revives memories of such ... Read more...

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Jude Law talks about Sherlock Holmes


May 7th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): According to Jude Law, foul language, homoerotic overtones and bare-knuckle fighting are Sherlock Holmes' "quintessential parts."The 36-year-old actor plays Holmes' faithful sidekick Dr. Watson in Guy ... Read more...

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Worlds oldest person, 130, credits cottage cheese, sense of humour for longevity!


March 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A Kazakhstan lady, who mothered ten children, will be celebrating her 130 th birthday this week, making her the worlds oldest person by 16 years.Sakhan Dosovas age ... Read more...

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Prosenjit to play Byomkesh Bakshi in Rituparno Ghosh’s trilogy


February 21st, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) The famous fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi will soon be back on celluloid, courtesy director Rituparno Ghosh, who has roped in Bengali film industry's superstar Prosenjit to essay the ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes set for modern makeover


January 19th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Sherlock Holmes is being revamped to be presented as a modern, contemporary character for a BBC version of the tales.The makeover, masterminded by League Of Gentleman actor ... Read more...

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170-yr-old sycamore tree that inspired Sherlock Holmes tales succumbs to disease


January 14th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A sycamore that stood in the garden where the young Arthur Conan Doyle was inspired to write his first stories has been cut down because of disease.As ... Read more...

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Jude Law to star in ”Sherlock Holmes” remake


September 21st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Jude Law is in talks to play a role in Guy Ritchie''s remake of Sherlock Holmes.Produced by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures, the drama will see ... Read more...

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle murder tale finally laid to rest


September 14th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Claims that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes, helped murder a journalist have finally been laid to rest by a church court.The Exeter Diocese ... Read more...

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Wendy Richards Big Brother race row coming back to haunt her


September 4th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): English actress Wendy Richard claims that the Big Brother race row she started is making her feel ill.Richard, who had sparked outrage with her Chinese comments directed ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen team up for Sherlock Holmes film


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Actors Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen have been signed on to star in the comedy version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes.According to Variety, British ... Read more...

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UK’s Fleet Street behind King Tut’s fatal curse story


November 14th, 2007 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
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Married Arthur Conan Doyle’s scandalous affair with younger lover revealed


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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