Let’s take a look at the cult detective works and discover the black – white, good – evil world with a breathtaking film circuit through these cult films.
Speaking of the subject of detective, not a movie or bookworm can ignore the world’s greatest detective coming out of the book of writer Arthur Conan Doyle. As of this latest work “Enola” about Sherlock Holmes’s sister, produced by Netflix, released in 2020, “the legend of every detective” has been misty more than 20 times to be reproduced on film as games both main and secondary.
Most well known to Vietnamese audiences are probably the movies “Sherlock Holmes” (2009) and “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” (2011) starring “Iron Man” Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law revolves around a wits match between two rivals Sherlock Holmes and James Moriarty. In 2009, “Sherlock Holmes” grossed $ 524 million with a film budget of only 90 million. Part two “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” released in 2011 is also extremely popular.
Along with that is the television series “Sherlock” with the participation of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman also received special attention from the Vietnamese film-loving community. Instead of the 19th Century as the original, the TV series produced by BBC and released in 2010 takes place in the modern era when smartphones, Internet and digital cameras are everywhere. The film is appreciated in terms of “brainpower investment” with a series of thrilling cases, the creativity of the technology era. The male lead Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance as a somewhat eccentric intelligent detective has also received special praise from the audience.
Series about detective Hercule Poirot
The series about detective Hercule Poirot by the female novelist Agatha Christie is also considered one of the famous detective series with widespread influence. From 1920 to 1997, Agatha Christie produced 33 novels and 54 detective short stories around the eccentric Belgian private detective, Hercule Poirot.
Perhaps Hercule Poirot is known to a large number of Vietnamese audiences through the adaptation of the criminal novel “Murder on the Orient Express” (English title: “Murder on the Orient Express”) released in the year 2017. The film brings together a powerful star with names like Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer .., under the direction of the director, also the male lead Kenneth Branagh successfully conquered the audience and brought to the feeling of suspense, surprise when the secret curtain gradually revealed.
Adapted from the cult manga that never ends, 24 years ago, “Detective Conan” has owned an extremely powerful fan base around the world. The story begins with high school detective Kudo Shinichi during an investigation who was forced to drink poison by the Black Organization, causing his body to shrink and live as a boy Edogawa Conan.
Conan was accepted by Mori Ran – his girlfriend when he was Kudo Shinichi and lived with his father’s detective office, Mori Kogoro. Throughout the series, Conan has silently assisted Mr. Mori in exploring a series of cases, while gradually discovering the truth of the Black Organization.
As of September 2020, “Conan” has released more than 980 TV episodes and 23 movies. The next movie will be titled “Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet” (roughly translated: Detective Conan: The Magenta Bulletis set in the Tokyo Olympics, centered around the Akai family and the complex relationship with the Black Organization set to be released in April 2021.
The Residence of the Living
Another representative from the Land of Cherry Blossom is equally impressed not to mention “The Residence of the Living Dead”.
An adaptation of the detective novel “Shijinso no Satsujin” by writer Masahiro Imamura, “The Residence of the Zombie” revolves around the story of Kyosuke Akechi (Tomoya Nakamura) – a college student, private detective and fan. detective fiction fans. He joins the detective club of the university led by Kyosuke Akechi (Tomoya Nakamura) as president. One day, school girl Hiruko Kenzaki (Minami Hamabe) – also an ambitious private detective appeared in front of them. Hiruko suggested the two boys join a summer camp and stay at the mountain mansion called Shijinso.
The first night, a mysterious virus turns people into flesh-eating corpses. Those who are still alive must be entrenched inside. At the same time, taking advantage of this wicked situation, someone caused a series of murders at the mansion. 15 suspects. Is the murderer human, or is it a zombie? The answer is only one!
Zombie Mansion – Residence of the Zombie – Officially opened in theaters across the country from 09.09.2020.