Sherlock Holmes

Apple doesn't fall far from the TV

The apple doesn’t fall far from the TV

In honor of my mother-in-law’s birthday, I’ve decided to write about her impact on her son, Jon’s, TV habits. Let’s just say I would be lying if I said I don’t daydream about taking a sledgehammer to the TV. However, […]

ATW August 22, 2013

• Why Elmore Leonard matters [Salon]

• Emmys: ‘Girls’ Creator Lena Dunham on Directing Forced Sex and Season 2’s Hardest-to-Watch Scene (Q&A) [The Hollywood Reporter]

• 30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die [Rebelle Society]

• The World Begins: Pegg, Wright, And Frost Tell The Story Of Their Wild, Pre-Fame Days [BuzzFeed]

• Spike Lee Revises ‘Essential’ Films List to Include 7 By Women [The Wrap]

• Joe Swanberg On Why He Felt a Social Responsibility To Make ‘Drinking Buddies,’ Starring Olivia Wilde and Anna Kendrick [Indiewire]

• Our next Movie Of The Week: Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow Of A Doubt [The Dissolve]

• Watch John Cleese as Sherlock Holmes in The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It [Open Culture]

• The Inbox of Dorian Gray [Mashable]

ATW Talking Points
June 9, 2013

• What If Sherlock Holmes Had Been a Preacher? [beliefnet]

• Adam Scott, Amy Poehler deliver “The Greatest Event in Television History” [Salon]

• Film Festivals: A Firsthand Account From the Front Lines of 21st-Century ‘DIY’ Distribution [The Wrap]

• 10 Insanely Nice Things You Can Say to Anybody [Oprah]

• Maria Bamford on Arrested Development and Her New Web Series, Ask My Mom! [Slate]

• Mel Brooks Honored With AFI Life Achievement Award [Hollywood Reporter]

• Making Superman, Jesus and other iconic figures “relatable” [Patheos]