Sherlock Holmes Adaptation

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In this chapter we approach the new embodiment of Sherlock Holmes, such as the films Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock Holmes: The Game of Shadow (2011) and the British series Sherlock. 3.1 Sherlock Holmes (2009) Sherlock Holmes was the first Sherlock Holmes film adaptation directed by Guy Ritchie. It was released on 25 December, 2009. Starring in the role of Sherlock Holmes is Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law as Dr. John Watson, Rachel McAdams as Irene Alder and Mark Strong playing Lord Blackwood. The film Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 British – American action mystery film based on the characters of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Guy Ritchie 's film is filled with sensational sights, over – the – top characters and a desperate struggle atop Tower Bridge, which is still under construction. It 's likely to be enjoyed by today 's action fans. But block bookings are not likely from the Baker Street Irregulars. Every Holmes story is different and each one is the same, just as every day has its own saint but the Mass is eternal. Sherlock Holmes enacts the strange new rites as hyperkinetic action and impossible CGI, and Holmes and Watson do their best to upgrade themselves. Downey 's Holmes is at once more dissolute and fit than previous incarnations. Holmes ' canonical devotion to cocaine is here augmented by other drugs and a great deal of booze. Yet Holmes has the body of a lithe athlete, the skills of a gymnast and the pugilism of a world champion. He and Watson

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