Welcome to our first attempt at doing an unofficial audio commentary in English. Our subject is the 1985 movie Young Sherlock Holmes, directed by Barry Levinson, written by Chris Columbus and produced by Steven Spielberg.
On this track we cover:
- The visual effects
- Steven Spielberg's involvement
- Our love of 80's movies
- CGI vs. doing things practically
- The creation of the Sherlock Holmes character
- And David reveals his dying words
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Participants: David Bjerre and Dennis Rosenfeld
Day of recording: June 8th, 2011.
Version: Young Sherlock Holmes NTSC DVD
Movie runtime: 1.48:48.
To illustrate some of the things we talk about in specific shots, we have a few screenshots from the film.
|Painted figures slide down a painted pyramid.|
|A clever combination of matte painting, models, and live-action.|
|Another outstanding matte paining.|
Cinefex, no. 26. (May 1986)
Wikipedia's Young Sherlock Holmes page. Link.
Cinefex, no. 26. Link.
New York Times review. Link.
Young Sherlock Homes reunion. Link.