SHERLOCK HOLMES

  • Robert Downey Jr. used to sing for charity December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. says he used to sing in shopping centres to raise money for music education. The 49-year-old says he produced a series of unplanned concerts, reports contactmusic.com. "When I was growing up, it was a given that if you wanted to have that initial exploration into music,...
  • Jude Law would love to do 'Holiday' sequel November 28, 2014

    London: Jude Law would not mind reprising his role in a sequel of 2006 romantic comedy 'The Holiday'. The British actor starred with Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz and Jack Black in the Nancy Meyers directed film. The story revolved around two women who find love after deciding to swap homes in each...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch hails unsung hero in 'The Imitation Game' November 26, 2014

    New York: Like many people, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch knew very little about Alan Turing, the genius mathematician he portrays in 'The Imagination Game,' who helped to hasten the end of World War Two by cracking Germany's wartime communications code. Turing's top-secret work with cryptologists and math wizards at Britain's decryption...
  • Court refuses to hear dispute over Sherlock Holmes November 4, 2014

    Washington: The Supreme Court won't take up a copyright dispute over the right to depict Sherlock Holmes in a new anthology of stories. The justices on Monday declined to hear an appeal from heirs of legendary writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who say anyone portraying characters from the popular detective series...
  • Sherlock Holmes is asexual, but that isn't because he doesn't have a sex drive: Benedict Cumberbatch October 29, 2014

    London: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Sherlock Holmes in a TV series, says the detective avoids sex because he is more interested in crime. The actor attained global fame playing a modern version of the fictional detective in the BBC series "Sherlock" and his portrayal has left fans speculating as to...
  • Byomkesh Bakshi an original Indian character with a whole new connect to the Indian audience: Dibaker Banerjee October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film maker Dibaker Banerjee, who is currently editing his film 'Byomkesh Bakshi', says his film has got nothing to do with famed fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as his film deals with "an original Indian character". There were reports that 'Byomkesh Bakshi' resembles resemblance to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character but...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch's hilarious drunk speech at the GQ Men of the Year Awards goes viral September 4, 2014

    Benedict Cumberbatch was adorable as he thanked James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Tom Hardy for not being available. He also used words like "s**t" and "f**k" a lot, and worried that his mother would surely disown him. "Oh f**k. I'm going to get off stage now...I drank a lot and...
  • Official 'Sherlock' app gives you a chance to solve crimes with Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Sherlock Holmes has a message for you. He wants you to help him solve his latest case. Using your mobile phone, you must navigate the streets of virtual London discovering clues, solving puzzles and piecing together the case. Too good to be true? Now you can be a part...
  • 'The Imitation Game' trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch plays the WWII genius cryptographer mathematician Alan Turing July 22, 2014

    For those who have been completely charmed by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Sherlock', the latest trailer for the upcoming film 'The Imitation Game' will make your day.Cumberbatch, who portrayed the role of the socially awkward genius detective Sherlock Holmes in the criticallyacclaimed series, will be seen in the...
  • 'Samrat and Co' review: Rajeev Khandelwal as Indian Sherlock Holmes fails to solve this mystery what is the point of the film? April 26, 2014

    Film: 'Samrat & Co' Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Madalasa Sharma, Gopal Datt Director: Kaushik Ghatak Before we plunge into the review, we would like to share a line spouted by Rajeev Khandelwal in the very last scene of the film: "Asaan case ek tuti hui pencil ki tarha hoti hai there is no...
  • Art director Nitin Desai gave the title 'Samrat' to us: Kavita Barjatya April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Art director Nitin Desai showed lent his title 'Samrat' to Rajshri Productons for their upcoming film 'Samrat & Co'. The production house expressed its gratitude in a statement today. Produced by Sooraj Barjatya's cousin Kavita and directed by Kaushik Ghatak, 'Samrat & Co.' stars Rajeev Khandelwal in the lead role. Sharing...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards March 19, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Film and TV star Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for his portrayal of the detective Sherlock Holmes in a British BBC TV series, is to host the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards here on March 26. Benedict has appeared in a series of highly successful films over the last few...
  • 'Skyfall' stuntman becomes the first ever to successfully perform gravity-defying loop the loop stunt on foot February 24, 2014

    After a number of attempts, daredevil Damien Walters did what seemed absolutely impossible. By running a complete Sonic The Hedgehog-style loop the loop on foot, Walters has become the first ever to finish the 360 degree loop. In the astounding video, Walters is shown training for and performing the gravity-defying...
  • Sherlock: Things to expect before 'His Last Vow' airs in India January 17, 2014

    The final episode of Sherlock His Last Vow will be aired tonight in India. This picks up from where the second episode, The Sign of Three, left off. Mary Morstan, John Watson's new wife is pregnant with his child and the couple has settled in the suburbs. Sherlock...
  • 10 'Sherlock' pickup lines we actually did put on Tshirts January 15, 2014

    Mary Morstan, who hated John Watson's handlebar and was too polite to let him know, was pleasantly surprised when Watson appeared to be shaving it the morning after they encountered Sherlock Holmes, back from the dead. Holmes told Watson what any fan could have. Watson looked horrible with that moustache....
  • Sherlock: 7 big things to expect from Season 3, Episode 2, before it airs in India January 7, 2014

    The big day is here. John Hamish Watson is getting married to Mary Elizabeth Morstan in this episode. You know what that means. The best man speech. Sherlock Holmes, as John's best friend, needs all his skills to nail this one. Here are 10 things you can expect from S3E2. The...
  • Sherlock Holmes turns 160, draws 10 million viewers on TV January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Popular fictional detective Sherlock Holmes turned 160 Monday. Over 25,000 adaptations of the character across stage, films, television, books, comic strips and radio have made it a larger than life character. The detective, resident of 221 B Baker Street, London, which too is a fictitious address, first featured in...
  • 11 'Sherlock' dialogues you will never hear our politicians say January 6, 2014

    The latest season of 'Sherlock' is on and Benedict Cumberbatch brings a superb level of energy and madness to the character of the 'highly functioning sociopath', Sherlock Holmes. We took some random Sherlock quotes by characters from the TV series and realized that they could be directly coming from the...
  • Sherlock: 10 things you probably didn't expect to see in episode one of the third season January 5, 2014

    There were many moments in the new season of Sherlock that came as a surprise to even hardcore fans. Who would have thought the genius detective would choose a tense neardeath moment to test how John Watson felt about him? These 10 things make this season absolutely superb. ...
  • Watch: Delicious new Season 3 trailer of 'Sherlock' that has people wild with anticipation December 9, 2013

    It has been two years since 'The Reichenbach Fall' where Sherlock Holmes presumably fell to his death after a last battle of wits with his nemesis master criminal Moriarty. But his faithful friend John Watson (Martin Freeman) who knows that Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) faked his own death is grappling...
  • New app to reveal mysteries of Van Gogh's brush strokes October 7, 2013

    London: Want to be Sherlock Holmes of the art world? There is an app for that! The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has launched a new app which allows users to examine paintings by the Dutch artist in detail and discover the secrets of his brush strokes. The app Touch Van...
  • Anoop plays the lead in Malayalam 'Sherlock Holmes' August 10, 2012

    Anoop Menon, the actor who is one of the most demanded scriptwriters in Mollyood will shortly turn a Sherlock Holmes. Though not to find any missing scripts, he will be donning the central role in the new movie titled the same. Aji John who recently released his critically acclaimed 'Namukku Parrkkan'...
  • Cruise's 'Mission' stays on top with $31.3 million January 2, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tom Cruise's new mission remains impossible to beat at the box office. Studio estimates Sunday placed 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' in the No. 1 spot for the secondstraight weekend with $31.3 million. With a $134.1 million domestic total, it's the first $100 million hit with Cruise in the...
  • Review: 'Sherlock Holmes...' is pure entertainment December 31, 2011

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris Director: Guy Ritchie The first edition had laid the foundation for a sequel and Guy Ritchie was expected to come up with an equally stylish if not a better film. Ritchie's brand of dark comedy, stylishly edited action sequences and witty one liners were...
  • Cruise's 'Mission' accomplishes boxoffice win December 27, 2011

    Los Angeles: Hollywood has picked up a little Christmas bonus. Studios generally underestimated the size of their movie audiences over the weekend, and they're now revising the holiday revenues upward. Leading the way is Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol', which pulled in $29.5 million for the weekend. That Monday...
  • Cruise takes Christmas with $26.5m 'Mission' December 26, 2011

    Los Angeles: Tom Cruise's latest mission has won a holiday weekend that's shaping up with some silent nights at movie theaters as business continues to lag. Studio estimates Sunday placed Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' a solid No. 1 with $26.5 million domestically over its first weekend in full release....
  • Downey dips, 'Sherlock' slips with $40M debut December 19, 2011

    Los Angeles: Sherlock Holmes is facing his worst enemy: declining crowds at theaters as this year's domestic movie attendance dips to the lowest in 16 years. Robert Downey Jr.'s sequel 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' debuted on top with a $40 million weekend, off 36 percent from the first installment's...