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The footprints of a gigantic hound…

Advantages: Very good Blu-ray, good Holmes adaptation
Disadvantages: A few duff moments

...This Arrow Video Blu-ray release is currently £14 on amazon. British studio Hammer Films hit on the formula of remaking old classic horror stories in lurid colour in 1957, with Curse of Frankenstein. They quickly followed it up with versions of Dracula, ...

hogsflesh 08.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Hound of the Baskervilles (Blu-ray)

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Don't be a stranger to this old classic!

Advantages: It's from the Ealing Studios - say no more!!
Disadvantages: None for me

The Gaunt Stranger Why on earth would I want to watch a film that is 76 years old? Having flicked through the options on my Sky On Demand for a film to watch when I didn’t want to watch rugby (sans England), football or reality TV programm ...

sellerleygirl 16.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Gaunt Stranger (DVD)

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Holmes is Where the Heart is

Advantages: A fantastic central performance from Ian McKellen.
Disadvantages: The central conceit doesn't quite work.

Famous detective Sherlock Holmes is long-retired and lives a quiet life in a secluded seaside farmhouse, tending his bees. But as old age inexorably takes its toll on his brilliant mind, he is determined to make a record of the case that ended his career ...

afy9mab 24.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Mr Holmes (DVD)

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A New Side To Sherlock

Advantages: Simple, beautifully acted
Disadvantages: None for me

The ‘Stuff To Watch On Netflix While You’re Ill’ archives have been raided again, and this time, having got past the ‘I’ll probably fall asleep at any moment’ part and as the ‘With a fever this bad I might not remember I’ve watched it’ stage now thankfull ...

missrarr 25.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Mr Holmes (DVD)

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A Thoughtful, Enjoyable Film If A Bit Slow

Advantages: Mr. Holmes and Rogers friendship/characters, main plot concept decent, thoughtful, enjoyable watch
Disadvantages: Relatively slow plot, maybe a little bland, some hushed (quiet) dialogue

- Story - This film depicts Sherlock Holmes, now having been retired for some time, who lives in a village in Sussex alongside his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. He becomes slowly haunted by an old, mysterious case. The frustration for him ...

IzzyS 10.05.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Mr Holmes (DVD)

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