Skip to comments.***Why Did Spielberg Desert Us Half Way***
Posted on 06/14/2013 7:54:44 PM PDT by The Wizard
How could a film maker make such a good film as "Young Sherlock Holmes" with a perfect Holmes, (Nicholas Rowe) and Watson, (Alan Cox) who both have diction enough to understand no matter how loud or soft they speak, and a complimentary screen relationship on a par with Rathbone and Bruce.....
somebody call Steven and let’s see part two....
Are you sure that’s the correct Stardate? :)
A better question is ‘why should anyone care?’
I thought young Sherlock Holmes was an unusually good movie tho it did take a few liberties with Conan Doyle. That was probably necessary as he had to make a movie which was technically before Holmes and Watson met.
Still it was a very well done movie. He also did a short run TV show of Young Indiana Jones which I also liked but the public never caught on. I think if it had run longer they would eventually caught on to it.
True. The ending was supposed to lead to a Moriarty-type movie but Alan Cox who played Rathe, did it exceptionally well. Damn endings. It’s like the ending to 1982 The Thing’ and you were wondering if both Kurt Russell and the other dude were either infected or survived.
That's the way I always viewed it anyways...
Fun movie, had hoped for at least one sequel.
I agree with you tho if Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce had the same stories and writing along with a decent budget, they would have been great
I remember in one episode, Watson and a Woman they are protecting sing “Lock Lomond” together with her on the piano, Nigel Bruce belts out the song so well that Sherlock applauds and says he is worthy of being at the Royal Albert Hall and indeed his singing is outstanding.
Good movie. I wouldn’t count on a sequel though considering how long ago the movie came out.
The movie stiffed at the boxoffice, so no sequel.
I’ve seen the Rathbone movies so many times, and so enjoyed them each and every time, that any other Sherlock Holmes is inconceivable to me. And yes, even though they were churned out on budget, they still hold up.
If you, like me, need that Holmesian fix, try Youtube links to ‘The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes’. Good stuff, with a Doctor Bell as Doyle’s teacher in solving murder mysteries.
I agree....Basil and Nigel, and Sean Connery, there’s no replacing the “real McCoy