I've been wanting to do this for some time; ever since I first saw the BBC/PBS series "Sherlock" and then binge-watched SN 1 of the U.S. network series Elementary. Much has been said on this site about the difference between U.S. vs. British television - I believe I've done a post or two myself. In the interest of complete disclosure - in terms of series (not necessarily films) - I find the British product to be of better quality, for the most part. I've recently compared "Broadchurch" vs. the remake here, called "Gracepoint". In my humble opinion, there is no comparison; "Broadchurch" is the far superior product.
After this rather long introduction, I am writing here to offer my thoughts on why Sherlock is so much better than Elementary: Chemistry - Actors, to successfully tell any story, must convey a sense (to their audience that they naturally belong ...Read more
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