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    Doyle never gives a death date for Holmes or...

    Doyle never gives a death date for Holmes or Watson, or a cause of death of for either of them. They are both last seen in in "His Last Bow", which is set in 1914. The last story told by Holmes...
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    Just watched the 1993 TV movie 1994 Baker Street:...

    Just watched the 1993 TV movie 1994 Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Returns. It's a fun little film where Sherlock Holmes placed himself in suspended animation in a mansion outside of San Francisco in...
  3. Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with...

    Take me out to the ball game,
    Take me out with the crowd.
    Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack,
    I don't care if I never get back

    https://i.imgur.com/BvKWzWt.jpg
  4. Ajax-X Honourable mention to Greg Hatcher, who...

    Ajax-X

    Honourable mention to Greg Hatcher, who jut beat me to posting that cover.
  5. Nail a crow to the fence and behold death's...

    Nail a crow to the fence and behold death's romance
    The rest of the murder bear witness from telephone wires
    Lost lovers and friends well they will all attend
    With roses and incense on the funeral...
  6. Congrats to Englehart Humperdinck. And I have...

    Congrats to Englehart Humperdinck.

    And I have to say that I am surprised that Iron Maiden did not run with this cover:

    https://i.imgur.com/EDi73XT.jpg
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    Sherlock Holmes parody is a tricky business, and...

    Sherlock Holmes parody is a tricky business, and tends to work better on paper than celluloid.

    Off the top of my head, only Without a Clue stands out as live action Holmes comedy that it really...
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    In a discussion I was having regarding the...

    In a discussion I was having regarding the passing of Dawn Wells (Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island), I mentioned that one of my favourite episodes is "Up to Bat" in which the Professor and Skipper...
  9. I've loved, I've laughed and cried I've had my...

    I've loved, I've laughed and cried
    I've had my fill, my share of losing
    And now, as tears subside
    I find it all so amusing

    SquirrelMan
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    Day 14 literally says "A film that gave you...

    Day 14 literally says "A film that gave you depression".
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    A challenge that makes me watch films that I...

    A challenge that makes me watch films that I hate? Way to turn something fun into a hard slog. And as someone with clinical depression, I have no desire to watch a film that puts me in depression.
    ...
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    Glad to be back. As always, I will be compiling a...

    Glad to be back. As always, I will be compiling a master list of movies in this first post, and updating the thread as I hit certain milestones.

    1) The Dry (2020)
    2) Becky (2020)
    3) The Gatling...
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    Time for my annual comments on what I watched in...

    Time for my annual comments on what I watched in 2020:

    Best film: Knives Out, which just edged out The Gentlemen. Knives Out is a film that works brilliantly both as a standard whodunnit, and as a...
  14. All good now. Thanks. :)

    All good now. Thanks. :)
  15. I can't see your post, Tami.

    I can't see your post, Tami.
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    Just scraping with my 200 films. I, for one, will...

    Just scraping with my 200 films. I, for one, will be very happy to go back to 150 films for 2021.

    My full list for 2020:

    1) Revenge (2017)
    2) The Gentlemen (2020)
    3) Knives Out (2019)
    4)...
  17. Well, they are only three apples tall. ;) Oh,...

    Well, they are only three apples tall. ;)

    Oh, and congrats to Captain Europe.
  18. And now the end is near And so I face the final...

    And now the end is near
    And so I face the final curtain
    My friend, I'll say it clear
    I'll state my case of which I'm certain

    https://i.imgur.com/ijekL6Z.jpg
  19. Ajax-X for making things jolly and bright.

    Ajax-X for making things jolly and bright.
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    It's a pretty good collection. I've just learned...

    It's a pretty good collection. I've just learned that there is a second volume More Holmes for the Holidays and have ordered a copy.
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    On that subject, Holmes for the Holidays is a...

    On that subject, Holmes for the Holidays is a collection of Christmas-themed Holmes pastiches, and contains three stories linking Holmes to A Christmas Carol.
    ...
  22. The holly and the ivy When they are both full...

    The holly and the ivy
    When they are both full grown
    Of all trees that are in the wood
    The holly bears the crown

    https://i.imgur.com/vPznnCf.jpg

    (I knew Jingle Belle wouldn't let me down)
  23. nx01a for presenting a truly magnificent rack....

    nx01a for presenting a truly magnificent rack. Oh, and the horns weren't bad either.

    *crickets*

    I'll get my coat.
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    And Dynamite Entertainment did a 5 issue Sherlock...

    And Dynamite Entertainment did a 5 issue Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini miniseries in 2014, riffing on the friendship between Doyle and Houdini.

    https://i.imgur.com/UwK2erS.jpg
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    Congrats to Javasaurus! And thanks to...

    Congrats to Javasaurus!

    And thanks to LordMikel for the vote. Glad to know I am not the only Lady Rawhide fan out there.
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