Sunday, January 10, 2010

IA Weekly: Sherlock Holmes


What good is wisdom if it is of no use to the wise?” asks one of the characters from British film director Guy Ritchie’s latest film, Sherlock Holmes, and it is a dictum that Ritchie’s film is a long ponderance over. Often enough, the legendary detective’s spillovers from Dr.Watson’s memoirs to film have been plagued by an awe endemic to all cinematic adaptations of pieces of literature that are considered towering achievements of their form; almost to the point of not bearing the fundamental gumption to tamper with Doyle’s dogma in fear of alienating fans of the omnibus and discrediting the icon.Read More

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