Greed, betrayal and vengeance set the stage for this Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic. Mary Morstan, a young governess, has been receiving a rare and lustrous pearl annually from an anonymous... See full summary »
This movie is hugely disappointing. The premise is fine, if tired - but when you're more interested in the bad guys than the hero, something is wrong.
Danny Nucci is good looking - something you can't avoid noticing as he's pretty in every scene...whether he's waking from a drug induced slumber or getting off the floor after getting slugged, he's still picture perfect. I know it's fiction, but please!
Also, his performance is sluggish at best. Could he move any slower?! Actually, the whole movie suffers from too many pauses, too much camera "lingering"...lots of "confused expression" pans. So, a great movie if you just want to see a very pretty young man look confused, yet constantly well-groomed.
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