Comcast On Demand Today: Robert Downey Jr. in ‘Sherlock Holmes’

Comcast On Demand today is premiering the blockbuster detective adventure Sherlock Holmes. Robert Downey Jr. stars as the titular sleuth in Guy Ritchie’s reinvention of the classic characters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes is reimagined as an eccentric ne’er-do-well genius bored to oddity by stagnation, constantly in need of some sort of stimulus to […]

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Opening Wide: Sherlock Holmes, It’s Complicated, Alvin 2

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide. We have expansions from Up In The Air and Nine, along with the much anticipated Sherlock Holmes, the less anticipated Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, and the ‘bit of a slut’ Mery Streep comedy It’s Complicated. In the arthouses, you can see Heath Ledger’s final performance in Terry […]

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Brad Pitt as Moriarty in “2 Sherlock 2 Holmes?”

Guy Ritchie’s snazzed-up version of Sherlock Holmes isn’t even out yet, but a sequel is already in the works, and there is talk now that Brad Pitt might even be interested in rejoining his old Snatch director to play opposite Robert Downey Jr.’s Holmes as the detective’s archnemesis, Professor James Moriarty. There have even been […]

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Guy Ritchie Goes Comic-Book With “Lobo”

Guy Ritchie is reported to have signed on to adapt DC Comics’ insanely obnoxious intergalactic bounty hunter Lobo into a movie. This could be an absolutely hilarious action comedy, as the character was conceived by Keith Giffen and Roger Slifer as an over-the-top parody of comic-book excess that eventually became hugely popular in his own […]

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First Look at Robert Downey Jr. as “Sherlock Holmes”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Sherlock-Holmes/150532/1127878817/Sherlock-Holmes%3A-Trailer/embed 420 355] Things may still be elementary for Sherlock Holmes, but most of those elements have been changed radically by Guy Ritchie. We’ve now got our first look at the revamp of the brilliant, if stuffy detective as a vagabond man of action and debauchery, which makes it a perfect fit for Robert […]

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