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Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

A new game is afoot in director Guy Ritchie's return to the world of Sherlock Holmes, but Robert Downey Jr.'s first outing as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famed sleuth puts Shadows in the shade.
Guy Ritchie's return to the world of Sherlock Holmes
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 16, 2011

Steampunk and Lima Beans

The hook for Darcy James Argue's Secret Society — who come to the Regattabar Thursday the 25th — is that they're a "steampunk big band."
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society and the Bert Seager Trio
By JON GARELICK  |  February 12, 2010
Cocaine, corpse desecration, and mysterious spoon deaths: Why Sherlock Holmes still excites

Cocaine, corpse desecration, and mysterious spoon deaths: Why Sherlock Holmes still excites

Guy Ritchie’s awesome movie gave me a vital realization: we don’t spend enough time thinking about Sherlock Holmes. Everybody knows that he was a detective,...
By webteam  |  December 27, 2009

Review: Sherlock Holmes

In its own way an ideal holiday blockbuster for the moderately educated, the new light-footed overhaul of Sherlock Holmes is three parts self-satisfied mixer to one part hard storytelling, and if anything, the film's popular trailers should have deterred
Boys will be boys
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  December 25, 2009


Wilkinson and Butler put in game performances, and the rest of the eclectic ensemble perform with gusto.
Plot holes spackled over with slick visual wizardry
By TOM MEEK  |  November 06, 2008

She’s got legs

Far from mellowing with age, Madonna hit us with wonderfully mean-spirited aggression wrapped up in a misleading sexual come-on.  
Madonna at TD Banknorth Garden, October 15, 2008
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 21, 2008


Please shut up!

How can we miss you if you won’t go away?
Our salute to a few of the most obnoxious people of the week
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 16, 2008

Facebook phobia

It’s safe to say that Facebook is now an omniscient, all-powerful tool that, in some way, traffics in dirt on nearly everyone you know.
Thought high school was bad? Social-networking sites jack up Web-era insecurities
By SHARON STEEL  |  July 16, 2008


Forget whatever you know about Guy Ritchie films.
Call the script doc
By TOM MEEK  |  December 05, 2007

Police profile

One of these days, in a British crime movie, there will appear a gangland boss with a fetish for the Police.
They never were your average punks
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 27, 2007

Smokin' Aces

Perhaps Joe Carnahan pitched his follow-up to 2002’s Narc as It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World by way of Quentin Tarantino, Guy Ritchie, and bad wigs. Watch the trailer for Smokin' Aces (QuickTime)
An inept mess
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 24, 2007