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Sherlock Holmes Battles Dinosaurs!

The subtextual hints of dinosaur-battling in Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Sherlock Holmes series are finally getting their proper due on the big (straight to DVD) screen in a new Sherlock Holmes movie. The Asylum, which brought us the cult classic Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus, is bringing us Sherlock Holmes. In the trailer below, Holmes battles:

  • A pterodactyl-looking thing
  • A Tyrannosaurus rex
  • A giant squid/octopus/Cthulu (possibly left over from Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus?)
  • A winged reptile that breathes fire (possibly the pterodactyl? unclear.)

According to Wired, there’s also a fight with a “homicidal steampunk droid” somewhere in the mix. So: yeah.

Related: Wired article on The Asylum’s “Cheap-and-Schlocky Blockbuster Ripoffs”

(h/t Topless Robot)

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