Sherlock Holmes

Part Four: December 2009 | 10 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

At last, dessert, with just a few more entrees tossed in to satisfy those coming late to the table. The big guns -- James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, Peter Jackson, Terrence Malik -- are still putting the finishing touches on their over the top treats, hoping that viewers will appreciate the care and craftsmanship that went into each one. As usual, it looks like the Hollywood heavyweights are once again saving some of the best for last.


Sherlock Holmes | 30 Mar 2010 // 4:00 PM

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.

Sherlock Holmes | 22 Dec 2009 // 7:00 PM

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


"It Is a Capital Mistake to Theorize Without Data..." | 3 Feb 2011 // 4:00 AM

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

'Holmes' is Fine, if Flawed, Update | 23 Dec 2009 // 8:00 PM

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


Grown-ups are in the ascendancy on TV, in movies and in life | 1 Feb 2010 // 4:00 AM

Conan O'Brien lost out to Jay Leno, Diane Sawyer has more viewers than Katie Couric, Brett Favre drew millions to the NFC championship and Meryl

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