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Action, Alternative Reality, Drama - Crime

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK
Director Guy Richie Writer/s Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney
Starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams, Stephen Fry, Kelly Reilly, Geraldine James, Eddie Marsan
Source of story Characters created by Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle and a previous outing for this lot in 2009.
Elevator Pitch Prof Moriarty is aiming to start a world war probably, for the benefit of his arms factories and Sherlock Holmes and Watson are on the trail, dodging bullets and bombs and a variety of assassins and… meanwhile Watson gets married.
Content Endless chases, shootings, bombings and skulduggery in such an unbelievable way that this film is going into “alternative reality”.
A View Well, It’s not bad with a number of fun set pieces using firearms of many calibres including a large field gun. A watch if you like steam punk action films.

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Author of this site three technical books and two novels



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