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Sherlock Holmes

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Let me start by saying I’ve read all the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, seen all the black and white Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce movies and Jeremy Brett BBC series from the eighties.  The new Sherlock Holmes film shares the character names only with these and is recreating it as a franchise.  And I thoroughly enjoyed it. Sherlock Holmes is a new film starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as Holmes and Watson.  It’s set in London of the late 19th century and focuses on…read more

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The Book Of Eli

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I had been looking forward to this film based on the previews: it appeared to be a solid western-ish action story focusing on a hardened traveler on a mission.  It definitely delivered. The Book Of Eli is the story of a traveler, Eli played by Denzel Washington, who is crossing the United States from East to West on foot.  It’s been thirty years since the “pulse” that seems to have destroyed everything and caused the sun to become so intense that everyone must wear sunglasses and the environment is mostly…read more

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