Wednesday, August 29 2012
As the world continues to celebrate Sherlock Holmes, PopMatters takes readers on a tour of the famous fictional phenomenon that spans books, radio, television and films.
Sunday, March 22 2009
The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.
Thursday, June 14 2012
Those not so worried about the path this adaptation’s Sherlock Holmes is taking should enjoy going along for the ride -- by carriage, automobile, pony, or train -- on another boisterous adventure.
Thursday, December 15 2011
Holmes and Watson spend most of Game of Shadows exploring their relationship much as they explored it in the first movie, by pursuing clues, battling villains, and admiring each other's manly assets.
Tuesday, March 30 2010
Guy Ritchie has not so much given us some sort of “updated Sherlock” as brought out some of the most interesting aspects of the character's century-long development.
Tuesday, December 22 2009
In Sherlock Holmes, the main plot is much less interesting than Holmes and Watson's heartfelt and occasionally witty interactions.
Tuesday, December 15 2009
Accelerating at a breakneck speed, Snatch is driven by an ensemble of crime misfits in London aiming for a diamond “the size of a fist”.
Thursday, February 3 2011
The critical reception of Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes owes more to Basil Rathbone than Robert Downey Jr.
Wednesday, December 23 2009
2009 will be remembered as the year when two famed fictional franchises got that most questionable of big screen makeovers - the infamous re-imagining - and
Thursday, May 21 2009
Guy Ritchie is helming the new Sherlock Holmes movie starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, releasing Christmas Day in the U.S. The first
Thursday, October 30 2008
It's been easy to dismiss Guy Ritchie as of late. The soon to be former Mr. Madonna has done little outside the limelight to distinguish
Wednesday, October 8 2008
TORONTO -- Probably better known as Madonna's husband than as a director of high-style, high-attitude, comic-book-type thrillers ("Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels"), Guy Ritchie