Monday, April 5, 2010

Weekend DVD roundup

Jeff had not seen "Sherlock Holmes" so that was our rental for the weekend. No new thoughts really. After leaving the theater when I originally saw it I had tweeted that it was Tony Stark for the Victorian age with the only real chemistry being between Holmes and Watson ( my friend Joe summed it up as bromance). I enjoyed the visual tricks used to show Holmes as a genius driven to deduce ( much like Stark is driven to invent) whose mind is flooded with details he cannot filter. The Guy Ritchie manic style and a steampunk vibe made this a good theater experience. However, on a second viewing I realized it was a been there done that type of movie that I didn't need to add to my collection at home. l can't resist saying that I am glad the ex Mr. Madonna is making successful movies again and I say that as a fan of both Guy Ritchie and Madonna.