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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Two years have passed since Guy Ritchie brought us a new version of Sherlock Holmes to the big screen.  Bringing back the dynamic detective duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, Ritchie gives us the latest in his storytelling in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

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Episode 5: Sherlock Holmes

This week your regular host Mike has an irregular co-host (I kid, I kid) in Joe Wilhelm.   Listen as they try to make elementary out of Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes.

And we’d like to apologize in advance for the sound quality.  It wasn’t until after we concluded our recording, and listened to the audio, that we realized there was a poor connection with the microphones.  Sorry.  We promise to work it out for next time. 

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Avatar and The Future: Why Special Effects Aren’t Enough (A Mad As Hell Op-Ed Piece)

This past couple of weeks has sparked an interesting debate. With the release of two holiday blockbusters (Avatar and Sherlock Holmes) the debate is all about substance vs. flash. This past Christmas eve I went to the midnight show of Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes with two friends. Now these guys aren’t what you would call movie aficionados. In fact to give you an idea one of my friend’s favorite movies is Fast and the Furious. I’m sure I just misunderstand the genius of a Paul Walker. Read the rest of this entry