“ The Irregulars of Baker Street ” recently made its Netflix catalog debut and provided the protagonism for some supporting cast members not too much remembered in the Sherlock Holmes universe.
The main characters are street children who know London’s underworld like no one else, helping Holmes and Dr Watson in several cases requiring greater subtlety. In the adaptation of the streaming platform, the plot remained rooted in the mysterious forays, but added elements of the supernatural to the episodes and won over audiences.
Thinking of those who have devoured the series before and looking for other titles with the same imprint, CinePOP has separated a list of five series and five feature films of the marathon genre.
Check out our choices below and tell us your favorite production:
It seems obvious to start with this choice, but “Sherlock” is one of the most beloved and acclaimed productions of recent years. Modernizing the short stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the brief series, consisting of thirteen episodes and a special chapter, features Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, respectively, on their journeys to solve the the most bizarre cases possible.
Whether it’s with the underrated film directed by Brad Silberling, or with Netflix’s serial replay itself, “ Unfortunate Events ” is an incredible compilation of the struggles of the Baudelaire brothers, who were orphaned overnight. and have spent their lives trying to figure out what happened to the parents and who was behind – with the demonic and psychotic Count Olaf as the prime suspect.
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The acclaimed adaptation of “… And No One Left“, a classic novel by Agatha Christie, is a three-part miniseries that takes audiences involved with ten main characters who are invited by a mysterious tycoon to visit a remote island in the Pacific. One by one, they are brutally murdered – until one last poor soul remains.
‘Sleepy Hollow’ may have declined in its last two seasons, but it got off to a good start by recreating the classic ‘Legend of the Headless Knight’ tale. In this reinvention, Ichabod Crane wakes up in contemporary America and finds his executioner returning from the dead to continue his legacy of chaos and destruction – in addition to foreshadowing the end of the world.
Despite the earthy opening season, “The Alienist” is a competent two-cycle series that brings the best of investigation to small screens. With Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Daniel Brühl in the main cast, the production follows a dangerous serial killer whose victims are street children (more precisely, call boys).
One of the best films of 2019 couldn’t be excluded from our list: ‘Between Knives and Secrets’ is a clear and beautiful tribute to Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, revolving around the strange and dubious death of a famous cop writer. . Hired to investigate the case, Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) discovers that, among the novelist’s mysterious employees and the conflicting family, anyone can be considered a suspect in the crime.
Rachel (Emily Blunt), an unemployed and depressed alcoholic, suffers from her recent divorce. Every morning, she travels by train from Ashbury to London, fantasizing about the life of a young couple staring out the window. One day, she witnesses a shocking scene and later finds out that the woman is missing. Restless, Rachel turns to the police and finds herself completely embroiled in the mystery.
Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike) goes missing on her wedding anniversary, leaving her husband Nick (Ben Affleck) in trouble. He begins to act extravagantly, abuse lies, and becomes the main police suspect. With the support of his twin sister, Margo (Carrie Coon), Nick tries to prove his innocence and, at the same time, tries to find out what happened to Amy.
When interplanetary beings leave traces on Earth, Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams), a linguist specializing in the subject, is approached by the military to translate the signs and find out whether aliens are a threat or not. However, the answer to all questions and mysteries can threaten Louise’s life and the existence of all mankind.
After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, David Kim (John Cho) seeks help from the local authorities. It’s been 37 hours since the disappearance and no clue has been found, desperate, David decides to seek more information on his daughter’s computer, following her digital trail.
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