Review: Sherlock, the final problem

The Final Problem

I wasn’t planning to write more about Sherlock season 4, but the season finale was so mindbogglingly terrible, I have to take to the pen again.

I’m not even going to try to keep this spoiler free. The show contains so many tiny twists and call-backs to previous episodes that I can’t do it justice without spoiling things.

So, read on at your own peril. I will spoil the final Sherlock episode ‘the Final Problem’.

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2016 in review, sans Politics

2016 is almost over. John Oliver hit the political side quite well. I won’t jump on the ‘F*ck You 2016’ bandwagon, because 2016 is also the year that I became a father. I had a pretty good year. Instead, let’s have a look at some of the entertainment that 2016 has brought.

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Picking Apart the Character Hannibal

Hannibal

Hannibal is the main character of the television show of the same name. Hannibal is a franchise on his own, starring in Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon, and other movies. Today, I’ll focus on the depiction from the most recent television series. Why is he so scary but compelling? Let’s have a look.

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Picking apart the Columbo formula

Picking apart

Do you remember Peter Falk as the rumpled detective Columbo? I used to watch this show a lot as a kid.

It’s not your classic who-done-it, but a so-called inverted detective show that showed the murderer at the beginning of each episode.

Let’s pick it apart.

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