Excerpt: As the new and implausible Sherlock Holmes , Robert Downey Jr. again lends his eccentric charms and complexly freighted persona -- post-meltdown, he has cultivated and strategically deployed a hair-trigger vulnerability, as though complete dissolution is always one of twelve steps away -- to a role...
Excerpt: Click to Enlarge to Full Size. From the Papers of Dr John H Watson I see from my notes that it was in the May of 2010, a peculiarly cold month for the time of year as I recall, that Holmes and I embarked on the strange affair of The Adventure of the Blue Box.
Excerpt: I'm not sure Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would approve of the modernized Sherlock Holmes, but it turns out he's one hell of an action hero. The DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack features some great demo-worthy scenes, although the dialog is not entirely intelligible in a couple of scenes.
Excerpt: Imagine if you are twelve right now. Chances are, you have heard of Sherlock Holmes, and you likely know he is a classic literary character created Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. You probably are aware of his assistant Watson as well, and together, they solve mysteries around London.
Excerpt: The Movie Director Guy Ritchie's first foray into big-budget "event" pictures, Sherlock Holmes casts American golden boy Robert Downey Jr. as the legendary British sleuth, complete with a wicked accent.
Pros: Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Robert Maillet, Kelly Reilly, William Houston, Hans Matheson, James Fox, William Hope, Audio Format/Languages: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) Dolby Digital 5.1 (French, Spanish, Portuguese), Subtitles: English SDH,...
Excerpt: It's become a central truth of American filmmaking that audiences will watch Robert Downey Jr. doing pretty much anything, and when he's having as much fun as he is as the magnetic center of Sherlock Holmes , there's no choice but to be swept along for the ride.