MR HOLMES (UK CERT: PG)
Director: Bill Condon
Music: Carter Burwell
Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Frances De La Tour
REVIEW AUTHOR: Adam Brannon
Sherlock Holmes is hot property at the moment. Robert Downey Jr has played the titular detective in two box-office behemoths and Benedict Cumberbatch is supremely popular across the globe for his take on the character.
Now, Sir Ian McKellen is giving it a go in the little-publicised BBC funded Mr Holmes. But does it continue the trend of crafting intriguing dramas from the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? Continue reading