Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Sherlock Holmes



Thanks to Walter Satterthwait for the link.

8 comments:

  1. I don't know. Robert Downey doesn't seem like a good fit, physically, for Sherlock Holmes.

    The camaraderie between him and Watson and the action scenes look more like that remake of Wild Wild West than Genteel Britain.

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  2. I've already given my thoughts on this POS on my blog. It might be interesting, but it's not Sherlock Holmes.

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  3. I'm reminded of The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars by Boucher, where Hollywood hired a writer with no knowledge of Holmes to write a screenplay. Life imitating art, here?

    I think I'll save my money and watch Jeremy Brett..

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  4. It would be hard for anyone to replace Brett but if it can be done than Downey would be the actor.

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  5. My admiration of Downey's acting ability is high. But no, he didn't pull this off. I repeat, this is not Sherlock Holmes!

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  6. Kung fu, Things get blowed up. Any hooters? Gotta check it out.

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  7. No mentions of Sherlock Holmes in America, Bill?

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  8. Hey, Ritchie might have read my story for all his ideas.

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