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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (14 May 2012)

Catch up with this week’s show as we look at Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s teaming up once again for Dark Shadows, Comedy horror with twice the breast count of the first one, Piranha 3DD and Mel Gibson back to basics in How i Spent my Summer Vacation (Get the Gringo). On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Guy Ritchie’s second Sherlock Holmes film in the form of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Michael Fassbender suffers from an addiction to sex in drama Shame, Kate Beckinsale dons the leather outfit again to play Selena in sequel Underworld Awakenings, Jonah Hill stars in comedy The Sitter, action/drama Uncertainty with man of the moment Joseph Gordon Levitt and Xavier Gens disturbing thriller The Divide, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming Up This Week (14/05/12)

Coming up on this weeks extremely packed show we have cinema reviews of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp team up again for Dark Shadows, Comedy horror with twice the breast count of the first one, Piranha 3DD and Mel Gibson is back to action form in How i Spent my Summer Vacation (Get the Gringo) . On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Guy Ritchie second Sherlock Holmes film in the form of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Michael Fassbender has an addiction to sex in Shame, Kate Beckinsale dons the leather outfit again to play Selena in Underworld Awakenings, comedy film The Sitter, action/drama Uncertainty with man of the moment Joseph Gordon Levitt and Xavier Gens disturbing thriller The Divide, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

Join us live from 7:30pm (UK time) on Monday 14th May on our Spreaker page  or you can listen to the show via either the Spreaker app which you can download free from the Apple app store or the Android marketplace, to find us just search for The Monday Movie Show.

Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

Directed By: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry.

Rating:   Running Time: 129 Minutes.

It’s impossible not to at least be aware of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary character Sherlock Holmes. From the original stylings of Doyle’s books to the countless radio, television and movie adaptations, there have been more than enough adaptations over the years, to make Sherlock Holmes a household name. I was not among those that saw the first Sherlock Holmes movie by director Guy Ritchie at the cinema, I first saw it on DVD and was quite surprised at just how much I enjoyed the movie. Richie applied his skills used in contemporary settings for movies such as Lock Stock & Too Smoking Barrels and Snatch, to the settings of the 1800’s, managing to keep the dialogue fresh but historically faithful to the time of the movie. Read the rest of this entry

Coming Up On This Week’s Show (19/12/11)

In our Christmas special we’ll have a review of the new Sherlock Holmes sequel A Game Of Shadows, our usual movie news, UK box office top 10, and DVD & Blu Ray top 10, plus our top 10 best and worst movies, and the Monday Movie Show’s awards for the year, as well as our alternative Christmas movies list, three of which the winner of our Christmas competition will win (the winner will be announced during the alternative Christmas list). Join us on Monday 19th December for our extended show from 7:30 till 9.