Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"Mr. Holmes"

Review Summary: Ann and Les adore this film that shows the personality of Sherlock, an aspect sometimes forgotten over the years. Ian McKellen does a wonderful job portraying him.

Plot: 92 year old Sherlock Holmes has flashbacks to an unsolved case he worked on at age 60. Now he races against old age to solve the case while he still can. Runtime 104 minutes.

Director: Bill Condon

Writer: Mitch Cullin

Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney and Hiroyuki Sanada

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