Will Preston

DVD Review – Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

by on Jun.26, 2011, under Films, Flickering Myth, Review

A good detective story can survive with just a good amount of clues and a steady pace, but when it enters the outer circle of the action adventure genre, it’s hard not to be pleased. Even the recent Sherlock Holmes adaptation embraced the modern cop buddy genre to provide a thoroughly good watch. Of course, not all detectives would benefit with this treatment. I would hardly imagine Poirot or Columbo mucking in when the fists started flying. But some detectives can.

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