Genius, addict, confirmed bachelor: Sherlock Holmes can be an enigma. Fortunately, Sherlock Holmes Debunked, tonight’s double feature at the Film Society, promises a deeper look into the hero’s psyche — quite literally, in the case of Herbert Ross’s The Seven Per-Cent Solution, in which Holmes (Nicol Williamson) joins forces with proto-profiler Sigmund Freud (Alan Arkin). Next, Billy Wilder’s The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes finds the aloof detective (Robert Stephens) on the trail of an amnesiac woman’s missing husband, but has he overlooked something important? The Loch Ness Monster co-stars.
Tue., April 29, 6:30 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 23, 2014