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Sherlock Holmes


Thursday, September 10 2009

Part Four: December 2009

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.


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.


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


Monday, February 1 2010

Grown-ups are in the ascendancy on TV, in movies and in life

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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