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Wednesday, August 29 2012

Steam-Powered Hard Drive: Sherlock Holmes As Modern Superhero From 1887-2012

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

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

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.


Reviews

Thursday, June 14 2012

With the Help of Holmesavision: 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'

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

'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows': Mutual Admirations

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

Sherlock Holmes

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

Sherlock Holmes

In Sherlock Holmes, the main plot is much less interesting than Holmes and Watson's heartfelt and occasionally witty interactions.


Tuesday, December 15 2009

Snatch

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”.


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Blogs

Thursday, February 3 2011

"It Is a Capital Mistake to Theorize Without Data..."

The critical reception of Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes owes more to Basil Rathbone than Robert Downey Jr.


Wednesday, December 23 2009

'Holmes' is Fine, if Flawed, Update

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

"Sherlock Holmes" directed by Guy Ritchie (stills / trailer)

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


Wednesday, October 29 2008

'Rocknrolla' Marks Ritchie's Return

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


News

Wednesday, October 8 2008

Fast chat with 'Rocknrolla' director Guy Ritchie

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


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