Cinema

George Méliès and the Wonders of Cinema

It is interesting to think that by the end of the nineteenth century people were already watching movies. Perhaps not actually going to the cinema, and movies certainly weren’t widespread. But that quickly changed in a handful of years. At the beginning of the next century there were already movie companies, several producers, even theatres …

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Cinema

Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Obviously Ritchie strives to update Sherlock Holmes and imbue this iconic character with a bit of his trademark grittiness, but I must say I am left aghast by the trailer. My disappointment has filled numerous Tweets since I saw the trailer last night, and though I will probably see this, I can’t say I’m excited …

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