Our Sherlock Holmes Celebration has ended, but the 2012 season of Adaptations is just getting started. Here's what we have to look forward to:
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Guy Ritchie has reinvented Holmes as an action hero, as quick with his fists as his wits. And Conan Doyle's supersleuth was an expert boxer and swordsman, but I don't remember quite so many explosions in Sherlock Holmes' London.
Join us Sunday, Jan. 29th at 2:30 p.m. and see what you think.
Watch a preview of the movie.
Read / Download A Study in Scarlet, the first Sherlock Holmes story.
Watch / Download a selection of free Sherlock Holmes films.
Posted by Ellen at 4:06 PM
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Our Sherlock celebration continues Jan 22nd with The Seven Per Cent Solution, Nicholas Meyer's imaginative reinterpretation of the Sherlockian canon. Showtime is 2:30 p.m.
Watch the original trailer.
Read a review.
Read a sample of the novel on which the film is based .
Posted by Ellen at 1:07 PM
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Join us at Avondale Library at 2:30 p.m., Jan. 15th, and mark your calendar for the AfterParty discussion session Tuesday, Jan. 24th.
Watch a preview.
Read a review.
Posted by Ellen at 2:15 PM
Saturday, January 7, 2012
The game's afoot! The year 2012 marks the 125th anniversary of the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes in print (A Study in Scarlet in 1887). Celebrate 125 years of Sherlock Holmes with an Avondale Adaptations film series. We'll screen four different Sherlock Holmes feature films Jan. 8th-29th.
Join us at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 8th for The Hound of the Baskervilles starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.
Preview the film.
Read more about the film.
Access the free downloadable ebook.
Access the free downloadable audiobook.
Posted by Ellen at 1:13 PM