Max and Ivan Are Holmes and Watson (2 stars)

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The world's greatest detective tackles Chicago's murky underworld in his final thrilling escapade, recently discovered by award-winning comedy duo Max and Ivan (Time Out Critics Choice). In an hour of deftly interwoven narrative lunacy that 'could sit happily in the League of Gentlemen' ( Max and Ivan, 'monsters of sketch comedy' ( spin a prohibition-era tale of revenge, whiskey and javelins. ★★★★★ 'Unique and brilliant ideas coming from every orifice imaginable’ ( Directed by Jessica Ransom (BBC’s ‘Armstrong and Miller Show’).

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Max and Ivan are Holmes and Watson

23 Aug 20112 stars

Slick but over-the-top, confusing and largely gag-free tale

There may be a slickness to Max and Ivan’s take on Holmes and Watson, but this is an over-the-top, confusing and largely gag-free tale. It may simply be that their story is too busy for a double act to carry off, unless their name happened to be the…

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