Author’s note: I wrote this before the release of Ritchie’s “reimagining” of Sherlock Holmes. Whether my conclusion holds true, I leave to you, the reader.
Guy Ritchie‘s second film Snatch is so close to his previous movie that it could be renamed Lock, Stock, Two Smoking Barrels, and Brad Pitt. This is not to say that Snatch is a bad film; its breakneck pacing and slick camera movement make it very enjoyable. Also interesting is the glimpse into the social hierarchy in gangster London where everyone “fuckin’ hates pikeys.” Continue reading