Available on DVD this week:
“Sherlock Holmes”: The super sleuth and his assistant, Dr. Watson, watch their nemesis put to death, but he returns from the grave for revenge. With Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong. (2:08; PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some startling images and a scene of suggestive material) ••
“An Education”: A 16-year-old honor student reconsiders her plans to attend Oxford University when she meets a much older playboy. With Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard. (1:40; PG-13 for mature thematic material involving sexual content and smoking) ••• 1/2
“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel”: Oh, the angst of having to attend school and compete with the Chipettes, a rival music group managed by the Chipmunks’ former agent. With Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, Justin Long, David Cross. (1:29; PG for some mild rude humor) ••
Subscribe to the Morning Review newsletter
Get the day’s top headlines delivered to your inbox every morning by subscribing to our newsletter.