Sherlock Holmes

Guy Ritchie’s transformation of Sherlock Holmes into an intellectual, flawed all-action hero could not have hoped to meet with greater success. Perfectly cast, not that Robert Downey Jnr ever disappoints, this is probably the most sophisticated on screen characterisation of Sherlock Holmes. This is a gritty Holmes, cutting through the villain’s cloak of Continue reading

Senator Jon Kyl’s $2,500 hotel room… paid by US Atlantic Bridge charity

A US non-profit (the UK equivalent would be a charity), spending US$2,471.70 on one nights’ accommodation for a US senator might ordinarily raise some eyebrows but, to be fair, this non-profit is the Atlantic Bridge, Inc., which has been established as a travel club for senior members of the British Conservative Party and Continue reading