Tag: Sherlock Holmes (Movie)

  • A Bond Makeover for Sherlock Holmes in Game of Shadows

    Although supplying boy’s adventure thrills on the side, Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories are remarkable for how they make the process of empirical brainwork, and the resulting discoveries, breathlessly exciting. Each Holmes tale simultaneously unlocks a mystery while deepening the enigma of its hero in a miraculously sustained piece of character development. The great […]

  • Hound of the Baskervilles and Adventures of Sherlock Holmes on DVD

    Robert Downey Jr.’s two-fisted boho Sherlock Holmes, newly out on DVD, is likely to last a couple of rounds, but the definitive embodiment of the world’s smartest man will forever be the elegantly lean hatchet-face, mellifluously named Basil Rathbone, whose entire Sherlockian oeuvre is also available in a spiffy DVD box set. A onetime Shakespearean […]