Michael Robert Johnson,
September 29, 2008
The year was 1891. London was the
capital of the world -- the height
of modernity, with the hiss of
steam and smell of coal in the
air. It was also the great
cesspool into which all the
sinners and criminals of the
I had come to London, ten years
prior, to find a life after the
Afghan war. I had hoped to start
a nice, steady existence. The
silhouette of his deerstalker hat is unmistakable. A
And that had everything to do with
one man. My friend, my partner,
... Sherlock Holmes.
recognizes his famous assailant.
My apologies. Send the bill to
John Watson, 221B Baker Street.
takes a step into the road to watch him go --
older than the rest, INSPECTOR LESTRADE.
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Synopsis: When a string of brutal murders terrorizes London, it doesn't take long for legendary detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his crime-solving partner, Dr. Watson (Jude Law), to find the killer, Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong). A devotee of the dark arts, Blackwood has a bigger scheme in mind, and his execution plays right into his plans. The game is afoot when Blackwood seems to rise from the grave, plunging Holmes and Watson into the world of the occult and strange technologies.