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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (2015 Christmas Special) (2016)

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Academy Awards (R) nominee, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Emmy Award (R) winner, Martin Freeman, debut on the big screen in their iconic roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson in this feature length special set in London 1895. Co-written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss this special episode also features series regulars Amanda Abbington, Rupert Graves and Una Stubbs.

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All Critics (17) | Top Critics (5)

Moffat and Gatiss just filmed 90 minutes of the internal monologue of a tortured queer genius drug addict... wrapped it up in a gothic mystery, and then gave it to us as a late Christmas present.

January 4, 2016 | Rating: A++ | Full Review…
indieWire
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If anything, The Abominable Bride was a nice piece of fan fiction that used the "It was all a dream" convention to break from the canon a bit.

January 4, 2016 | Full Review…
New York Observer
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After a sedately atmospheric start, this dazzling adventure unfolded like an origami swan of surprises.

January 3, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
Daily Telegraph (UK)
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In The Abominable Bride, there are moments of flippant humor, ghost story leanings, introspective character moments, and of course, mystery. This is all well and good, and there are moments of each that work wonderfully and moments of all that don't.

May 5, 2016 | Full Review…
The Mary Sue

As a taster for series four, it's a reminder that Sherlock will always be appointment TV, whatever size screen you watch it on.

April 6, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
South China Morning Post

Already-converted Sherlock fans will be in heaven, while those new to this adaptation are given a self-contained story to lure them in.

January 12, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

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