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Front Row - 14/12/2009

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James Cameron's Avatar has been 14 years in the making and is being touted as a breakthrough film in terms of the technology used to produce it, with specially-designed cameras and cutting-edge 3D graphics. The film is set on a planet called Pandora and charts the epic conflict between humans and the native species, known as the Na'vi, over the planet's resources. Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr have teamed up with director Guy Ritchie in the latest film adaptation of Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. The actors discuss their own interpretations of the famous roles of Holmes and Watson, and reveal if there really is a homoerotic subtext to their on-screen relationship. Writer Andrew Davies joins Joanna Briscoe to discuss his adaptation of her love triangle novel Sleep With Me as a two-hour television drama starring Adrian Lester and Jodhi May. A major new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York features film director Tim Burton's drawings, sketches and writings going back to his childhood. Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Marie Claire magazine and star of reality TV show Running in Heels, reviews.