In this most recent Sherlock Holmes effort, a virtual remake of A STUDY IN TERROR (1965), the immortal detective (Plummer) is in search of London's most hideous human monster, Jack the Ripper. All of the quaint environment and atmosphere penned by Doyle comes effectively to the screen with
swirling fog, rattling hansom cabs, and slippery-with-dew cobblestones as Holmes stalks the mass murderer of prostitutes in London's West End. Holmes dons his Inverness cape and deerstalker cap and smokes his famous pipe while delightedly shouting to faithful Dr. Watson (Mason), "the game's
afoot!" Sir Charles Warren (Quayle), the new superintendent of Scotland Yard, purposely av...