samedi 19 mars 2016

Sherlock Holmes — Classic characters modernized with flair — 10*/10

  • Story: Captivating, full of action, laughs, wit, logic, clues, and a grand investigation. Great attention to details.
  • Setting: A gritty, very realistic 19th century London.
  • Style: Grandiose and funny.
  • Pacing: Excellent. All the action scenes expertly separated by a few quiet moments that either heighten the mystery or advanced the story.
  • Ending: Quite good and well built, if not really surprising.
  • Dialogs: Superb, lots of wit.
  • Characters: A modern and expanded version of the originals.
  • Acting: Perfect, except for the rendition of the French language which was atrocious.
  • Known actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan and Robert Maillet.
  • Visuals: Astounding.
  • Special Effects: Great.
  • Costumes: Perfect.
  • Score: Excellent.
  • Synopsis & information
  • Entertainment value: Extremely high.
  • Who is it for? Everyone looking for action or a criminal intrigue and any fans of Downey, Law or McAdams.

A masterpiece of entertainment by Guy Ritchie.