Mr. Holmes (2015)

BILL CONDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  Miramax, Roadside Attractions, BBC Films, FilmNation Entertainment, Archer Gray, See-Saw Films, Twenty First City.  Screen story by Mitch Cullin, Screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin, from characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.  Produced by Iain Canning, … More Mr. Holmes (2015)

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Terror By Night

BB (out of 5) One of a number of films that Basil Rathbone filmed as the great Sherlock Holmes, and another example of how poorly the character suits the 1940s setting; adapting Holmes to World War II in a plot that is a pale rehash of The Lady Vanishes ends up feeling like he is … More Terror By Night

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Murder By Decree (Sherlock Holmes And Saucy Jack)

BBBB (out of 5) Fans of Victorian horror stories will find much to enjoy in this delightful Sherlock Holmes mystery that seeks to unravel the legend behind Jack The Ripper. Ripper was a murderer who killed a number of prostitutes in late-19th century London in a brutal manner and is considered to be the first … More Murder By Decree (Sherlock Holmes And Saucy Jack)

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)

GUY RITCHIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions, Internationale Filmproduktion Blackbird Dritte.  Screen story by Lionel Wigram, Michael Robert Johnson, Screenplay by Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Susan Downey, Dan Lin, Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram.  Music by Hans … More Sherlock Holmes (2009)

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows (2011)

GUY RITCHIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions, Lin Pictures.  Screenplay by Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Susan Downey, Dan Lin, Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jenny Beavan.  Film Editing by James … More Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows (2011)

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