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Mr. Holmes Movie Review

The story here (based on the novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin) is told in such rich strokes, it’s sometime easy to forget that both this tale and the character of Sherlock Holmes created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are both fictional. McKellen continues to amaze and his performance here while being bathed is subdued British wit burns below the surface with the frustrations of age and the decline of the mental process. The story revolves around Holmes’ last case and the ...

Mr. Holmes Competition

In 1947, the world famous sleuth has retired to a remote Sussex farmhouse, living in relative anonymity with only his housekeeper Mrs Munro (Laura Linney) and her young son Roger for company. Cantankerous, demanding and frustrated with the mis-representation of him in Watson’s best-selling novels, he diverts his attention to an unsolved case. As the mystery deepens, Sherlock tries desperately to recall the events of 30 years ago that ultimately led to his retirement. This also stars ...