Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is unmistakably the second film in director Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes franchise.  I suppose it’s hard to fault it on that level, but that’s also the reason it took me so long to see the movie.  Don’t get me wrong, I liked the first Sherlock Holmes.  It’s just hard … Continue reading

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, the thrilling finale in author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, picks up right where The Girl Who Played With Fire left off.  Everyone’s favorite bisexual kickboxing computer hacker and all-around badass Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) lies bloody, beaten and nearly lifeless on a hospital bed and facing charges for … Continue reading