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Old 05-18-2009, 10:15 PM
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Yeah it is a 'reinvention' but it was billed as that from the start, so...
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Old 05-18-2009, 10:40 PM
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why would we bash something who's original story is contained in Conan Doyle books and therefore will not be effected by this movie?
What, you mean like the way no-one complained about the new Star Trek because it had no effect on the original?
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Holmes as an action hero? That's a new one!
Actually, the canonical Holmes is fairly proficient in unarmed combat, albeit a slightly unusual and forgotten style: behold
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:36 AM
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Holmes was a boxer at school, I believe.
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:39 AM
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Holmes is a good mystery series but its nothing compared to star trek it dont have enough action like star trek does.
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Old 05-19-2009, 09:47 AM
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This movie looks good. Why would I bash it?
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Old 05-19-2009, 10:34 AM
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Good luck to anyone who wants to see this. In my view it has all the hallmarks of a first class stinker a la League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. I suppose we can wait and see, it doesn't bother me as Sherlock Holmes was done beautifully and very faithfully by Granada Television in the UK (Holmes was played by Jeremy Brett). As an Englishman, I find it incredibly corny which is odd because it was directed by an Englishman. Oh well.
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Old 05-19-2009, 10:38 AM
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Looks like a fun actioner to me. It has made it's way to my list of movies to see.
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