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"Age of Ultron" falls short

By Neida Mbuia Joao | May 8, 2015, 4:55 p.m. | In Movies »

"Avengers: Age of Utron" may be full of the same explosions, special effects and snappy one-liners that turned it's 2012 predecessor into a hit, but it's no follow up to the Avengers film that had audiences hooked. Though "Ultron" benefits from the engaging action sequences with the sprinkling of humor that enchanted us in the first film, its villain never seems to present itself as a formidable enough threat.

An "elementary" character

By Sarah Harper | Feb. 22, 2012, 6:49 p.m. | In Entertainment »

In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes to the public in "A Study in Scarlet." Now, 125 years and 60 novels later, the enigmatic detective in the deerstalker hat is as popular as ever. To celebrate the anniversary of Doyle's most cunning and celebrated creation, SCO reviews three welcome cinematic additions to the Holmesian canon.

Sherlock Holmes' greatest battle

By Richard Chen | Dec. 19, 2011, 10:18 p.m. | In Movies »

"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" captivates and brilliantly brings to life two of Arthur Conan Doyle's greatest characters.

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