REVIEW: The Gentlemen (2020)

The Gentlemen has always been a bittersweet prospect for me because it meant director Guy Ritchie would not return to helm the proposed third installment of his Sherlock Holmes series. Despite this, I was excited to see one of my favorite directors return to his roots after big-budget films like King Arthur: Legend of the …

Going Back to Baker Street with Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Growing up, the only versions of Sherlock Holmes I enjoyed were a parody with the Chipmunks, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, and, to a lesser extent, the Sherlock Holmes episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation featuring Data and Geordi LaForge as Holmes and Watson, respectively.  So when I discovered that Guy Ritchie was …

Guy Richie’s The Gentlemen Trailer Arrives Online

Guy Ritchie is going back to his London crime roots as the first trailer for The Gentlemen has arrived online. The Gentlemen trailer opens with Hugh Grant’s Fletcher pouring himself a drink, insisting that Charlie Hunnam’s Raymond play a game with him. As Fletcher goes through the various players, we are introduced to both Henry …

Dexter Fletcher Talks Sherlock Holmes 3

We have some new insight into our next visit to Baker Street. In a recent interview for the home release of Elton John biopic Rocketman, director Dexter Fletcher talked about the upcoming third installment in the Robert Downey Jr/Jude Law Sherlock Holmes film series and what it’s like to take over for previous director Guy …

Dexter Fletcher to Direct Sherlock Holmes 3

Variety reports that Rocketman and Eddie the Eagle director Dexter Fletcher has signed to helm the next installment in the Robert Downey Jr.-starring Sherlock Holmes series. The last two were directed by Aladdin director Guy Ritchie. Variety notes that Warner Bros. had always planned to do a third installment of the franchise, particularly after the …

Aladdin: A Whole New World for Guy Ritchie

Ever since I saw The Godfather when I was a kid, I’ve always been on the lookout for other entries in the crime genre. I even started watching General Hospital, since it seemed there was at least a kind of gangster story – albeit one that’s a bit watered down – every day. That being …