Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary sleuth is reborn as an action hero in Guy Ritchie’s slick, stylish franchise launching pad. Sherlock Holmes is loud and overplotted, but Downey is charismatically gonzo as the brainiac of Baker Street and Law is far better as the second banana, Watson, than he is as a Hollywood leading man. The lone EXTRA is a self-congratulatory making-of doc. B?
DOWN HOLMES In Sherlock Holmes, Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law portray the famous crime-solving duo and hijinks ensue.
Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Action/Adventure, Historical; Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams; Director: Guy Ritchie; Author: Simon Kinberg, Michael Johnson, Tony Peckham; Release Date Wide: 12/25/2009
Posted March 24 2010 — 12:00 AM EDT
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