Like Frankenstein and Dracula, Sherlock Holmes is a character so fundamental to his genre that although he was not the first fictional detective, he is widely considered the best. And like is counterparts in horror and suspense he is also flexible enough to be reinvented from time to time. That is exactly what Guy Ritchie attempts in this most recent installation of the Sherlock Holmes tales currently available on blue-ray and DVD.
Themes addressed in this story include technology and modernization and women and feminism although the greatest strength for integration of this film is English and the exploration of pastiche tales for creative writing.
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