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Sherlock Holmes

Overview


Genre :

Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

December 25, 2009

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Guy Ritchie

Starring :

Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Kelly Reilly, William Hope

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..While this incarnation has visual flair and attitude, it is too modern..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..This one feels somewhat 'elementary.'..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..Sherlock Holmes is complete poppycock..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
Review rate : B-

“..holds your attention even though there's never really anything at stake..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4

“..for all its lush production values, "Sherlock Holmes" is not much more sophisticated..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
2 of 4

“..feels both too complicated and too elementary..”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
3 of 4

“..brighter than many movies this season..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
Review rate : D+

“..Bottom line: Right star, wrong director, wrong script..”
by Adam Graham [Detroit News]
2.5 of 4

“..as both a thrill ride and a mystery flick, it's elementary..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
“.."Sherlock Holmes" is intermittently diverting..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]

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