Ritchie is all about the whooshing and headbanging, leaving no space between Holmes' words to savor their meaning. Downey is irresistible. The movie, not so much. show more
The movie as a whole is clever, and conspicuously overwrought. But Mr. Downey's performance is elegantly wrought; he's as quick-witted as his legendary character, and blithely funny in the lovers' spats—all right, the mystery-lovers' spats—that Holmes keeps having with Jude Law's witty Dr. Watson. show more
With a clamorous soundtrack and a whirl of elaborate chases and busily choreographed fight scenes, this is Sherlock Holmes with Attention Deficit Disorder. show more
Amazing movie. I love Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, they work great together! I Love how they show Sherlock Holmes\' train of thought throughout this movie, it was really well done!
Unlike most people, I thought this movie was better than Avatar. I mean it just keeps you hooked!