Category "sherlock-holmes-a-game-of-shadows"

Professor Moriarty's motivations in the Sherlock Holmes movies

In Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, why does Moriarty want a sniper to additionally shoot the man in the hotel? Was the bomb not enough? In the first movie,

At which university does Professor Moriarty teach?

In the movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, it is never mentioned which university Professor Moriarty teaches at. Did I miss it? Does the story have any cl

What is the point of making some dialogues inaudible and not showing some language translations?

Today I was watching Sherlock Holmes and The Game of Shadows. In that movie, several foreign languages like German, French etc. were used. The film itself had n

When does Sherlock draw the flipbook?

In Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows Sherlock replaces Moriarty's bank book with a similar one containing a fish animation while he's being tortured with the

Similarity of the endings of different Sherlock Holmes adaptions

I've recently watched Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and I'm as hooked as everyone else is to see how the TV series Sherlock reveals Sherlock's trick. Is it

Who is actually elder between Sherlock and Watson?

I recently started watching Sherlock (TV series) and one thing intrigued me. In the TV show, as evident from the actors playing the roles, Sherlock Holmes appea

What were the suits in the pack of cards used in Sherlock Holmes Game of Shadows

This pack of cards is owned by the fortune teller. It includes the Two of Cups, The Fool and The Devil. When was this version of cards in common use?

Why did they pick an American actor to play Sherlock Holmes?

Sherlock Holmes is a purely British character. But they cast Robert Downey Jr. in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes films. Have the filmmakers ever commented on th

What is the term the street thugs called the policemen in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows?

When Holmes is following Irene Adler with the package near the start of the movie, he's waylaid by some thugs escorting her and gets into a fight with them. Th

How come Moriarty didn't recognize Sherlock Holmes?

In Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) during 1:12:11 to 1:12:17 Sherlock tried to disguise as waiter but removes his mustache and is clearly recognizable

Where did Sherlock Holmes music originate?

I just recently re-watched BBC's Sherlock Holmes, and was thinking back to all of the other Sherlock-type movies I had seen. Then I noticed, all of this music s

Why did Sebastian Moran shoot the businessman Alfred Meinhard?

In Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, why did Sebastian Moran shoot the businessman Alfred Meinhard, when the bomb itself would have killed him? What differe

Is there a consistent transcript of the chess game between Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty?

At the end of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Sherlock Holmes and his adversary Professor James Moriarty engage in a blitz chess game, which morphs into a g

Why was Mycroft wandering around naked?

In Sherlock Holmes 2 we meet Mycroft Holmes for the first time. When Mary Watson is sheltering with Mycroft, he wanders around naked at home. While amusing, is