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Six years ago, Guy Ritchie gave stuffy British detective Sherlock Holmes a thorough dusting off in his film, "Sherlock Holmes," turning the private eye into a macho, brawling action hero. This swaggering steampunk treatment is now applied to another British literary-turned-pop icon in "Victor Frankenstein." Here, the reclusive mad scientist is now a hunky medical student (James McAvoy), and even poor hunchback Igor gets a makeover, turning into Daniel Radcliffe. This injection of fresh blood is initially quite promising, with shades of camp and humor, but it ultimately ends up a bit too self-serious. It's a shame, because it could have been quite fun. Read more