My parents proposed that I come with them to see this film and I replied with scorn, having seen a happy-clappy trailer presenting a film resembling a Mama-Mia sequel.
The film ends with the first Prelude from Bach’s ‘Well-Tempered Klavier‘. The piece is superlative, it is also an example of Bach’s mastery of discord.
In the most recent episode of Sherlock on BBC 1, Sherlock Holmes, when confronted with Moriarty’s plan, jumps from the top of St Bartholomew’s hospital. If he didn’t, the assassins would have taken out Watson, Lastrade and Mrs Hudson. My sister Emily has a theory as to the way in… Continue Reading How Did Holmes Fake His Death?
Guy Ritchie has made a very descent adaptation of the more than famous detective in this sequel to the 2009 outing. I must admit (to my personal detriment, I know) that I have neither read the books by Doyle nor seen the first of the films which have been made… Continue Reading Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows