Dir: Kenneth Branagh, UK/USA 2007. 89 mins .Sleuth has a lot going for it: a script by Harold Pinter; Michael Caine and Jude Law in the lead roles (the only roles, in fact); Kenneth Branagh directing. It's also one of those films that comes laden with historical baggage, at least for older viewers: it's based on Anthony Shaffer's1970 play, which Joseph Mankiewicz later made into a film starring Laurence Olivier and (in a neat, media-friendly twist) Michael Caine, who ...
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