Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
After the somewhat unexpected worldwide success of Ritchie's take on Holmes a few years back, a sequel was guaranteed, and here it is. It offers more of the same, as Holmes and Watson take on Moriarty in a plot borrowed from any Bond movie, with Ritchie's trademark action and cinematic effects. Reviews have been mixed, and opening US boxoffice was disappointing compared to the first episode.
130 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Violence)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Detective/Mystery, Thriller.
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Cast Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry
Director Guy Ritchie Screenplay Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, from the characters by Arthur Conan Doyle Music Hans Zimmer Cinematography Philippe Rousselot Editing James Herbert Sound formats Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS Soundtrack Available
Made in 2011
Produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions, Lin Pictures
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FPB Report (SA)
Genre Drama, adventure, crime
Violence Fairly frequent, low impact, unrealistic
Drug abuse Brief use of alcohol and cigarettes
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / Nudity Violence Blood / Gore / Gross Guns / Weapons Profanity Alcohol / Drugs Smoking Disrespectful / Bad Attitude Imitative Behaviour Frightening / Tense Scenes Jump Scenes Tense Family Scenes Music (Scary/Tense) Music (Inappropriate) Topics to talk about
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Mark Jenkins 10 International Media
Box Office (USA) James Rocchi 8
Chicago Sunday Times Roger Ebert 18
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 15
ScreenIt (USA) C. Fuchs 8
Metacritic.com 37 critics 10
RottenTomatoes.com 167 critics 12
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 12
Movie Review Query Engine (USA) MRQE critics 12
Movie Review Intelligence (USA) 49 critics 11
Internet (IMDB) 10514 Netizens 16
Average .. 60% 12
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