Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Sherlock Holmes - REVIEW

Film of the Day #146/ 300

Fueled by director Guy Ritchie's fast-paced action and Robert Downey Jr.'s uncanny skill at inventing his own unique spin on his characters, Sherlock Holmes does exactly what it sets out to do and re-establishes Sherlock Holmes as a cinematic hero worth knowing and watching. Purists can, and certainly will, spend much time arguing how much is true to the material, however, the fact is, Sherlock Holmes is thoroughly entertaining from beginning to end.  This is a first-rate action adventure movie that provides a near perfect example of how to redress an aging franchise for a new audience.