The biggest mystery facing Sherlock Holmes: how come he was so ho-hum at the box office this weekend? ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ was the weekend’s top movie, with an estimated $ 40 million opening, but its performance was underwhelming considering it was expected to score as much as $ 60 million. Similarly, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ disappointed despite an estimated $ 23.5 million, second-place debut, since it… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: Weak 'Sherlock Holmes,' Chipmunks Lead, But 'Mission: Impossible' Steals Thunder
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Get ready, folks. This weekend, the great Sherlock Holmes takes on one of his greatest challenges ever: three tiny chipmunks. Both ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ open nationwide on Friday, though if intellectual Englishmen or small squirrels aren’t up your alley, there’s always ‘New Year’s Eve’ (joking — kind of) and a bevy of limited releases. To help you… Continue reading New Releases: 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked,' 'Carnage,' 'Corman's World'
Review in a Hurry: Since the first film jettisoned any hope of taking Holmes particularly seriously, it’s easier to sit back and enjoy the breezy tone and bizarre bromance between Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and Watson (Jude Law) in Guy Ritchie‘s less self-important sequel.… Continue reading Movie Review: Expect More of a Schticky Bromance From Sherlock Holmes Than a Real Mystery
November 7, 2011
In the follow-up, there is a new criminal mastermind at large-Professor Moriarty (Harris)-and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but
October 23, 2011
Pearce, best known for his writing and producing work on the British superhero comedy series “No Heroics,” is also