Dunkirk (2017)

Christopher Nolan’s war movie is predictably epic, but thankfully eschews the glorification and patriotism that often makes this genre so uncomfortable.  Of course, the alternative is equally as difficult to watch – just in a completely different way.

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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

I love Sherlock Holmes, and ordinarily I love this BBC adaption.  Unfortunately, for the most part, this outing just didn’t tick all the boxes. Set in Victorian London, The Abominable Bride gives us a taste of what the series could have been like had Moffat and Gatiss not gone for a contemporary adaption.

Not that this episode was without its merits – but thank goodness they did.

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