Movie Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Poster copyright Warner Bros. The Christmas break finally gave me enough time to head to the cinema for an afternoon. Our choices were either Sherlock Holmes or War Horse, and since none of us were really in the mood for the horrors of trench warfare, we went with Sherlock. As purely escapist cinema, this isn’t bad: it’s got explosions and excitement and pretty people. It’s … Continue reading Movie Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes

A few years ago, word got out that the guy who directed Momento was turning his hand to the Batman franchise, an idea that perplexed some people, because we already had a couple of nice, atmospheric Batman movies (and a few Godawful crimes against nature, but we won’t talk about those.) And then, Batman Begins came out, and suddenly it became very popular to reboot classics that we hadn’t realized needed a reboot in the first place. We got another Batman movie, and Star Trek, and, of course, Sherlock Holmes.

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