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Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)

A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sherlock Holmes
Nicholas Palliser ...
Dr. Dunwoody
Anne Carroll ...
Miranda Helhoughton (as Tasmin Egerton)
Roberta Massingham
Jennifer Moule ...
Georgina Massingham
Eleanor David ...
Mary Pentney
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Charles Allen
George Pentney
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Mrs. Vandeleur
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Constable (as Andy Wisher)


A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.

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The chilling Mr Holmes
4 January 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Rupert Everett's replacement of Richard Roxburgh for a second post-Jeremy Brett installment of big budget Holmes adaptation is quite a wise one, adding as it does a touch of youthful energy to the detective's armoury. Indeed, the whole film runs at a cracking pace, dropping clues like confetti. But what really makes this adaptation shine is a growing sense of purpose in terms of atmosphere. Arthur Conan Doyle's creation is plunged further into its roots as a purveyor of the grotesque and shocking. Corpses, evil smiles (and that's just Ian Hart's Watson!), drug use, great music score, and plenty of dense smog enhance the proceedings further than the decent acting or script. Well worth a look on a dark night...

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