Sherlock Holmes review

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Sherlock Holmes Is Stupidly Fun

Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law star in Guy Ritchie's sequel

(Newser) - You won't find much food for thought in the new Sherlock Holmes film, but is that any surprise? Instead, A Game of Shadows offers more zany action and amusing banter:
  • "I could not entirely resist the idiotic allure of Game of Shadows," writes Andrew O'Hehir in
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Downey's Holmes Fun, If Not Faithful

Critics are mixed on action-hero update of hallowed detective

(Newser) - Robert Downey Jr. and Guy Ritchie’s action-hero take on Sherlock Holmes will have purists scrambling for a calming pipe, but its target audience won’t be disappointed. Here’s what the critics are saying:
  • “The whole movie, in its popcorn way, is bumptiously extravagant,” writes Owen Gleiberman
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