Just as good...

By kcgebert
Written March 24, 2017
as the first one. I think this franchise is well done and very clever. Robert Downey, Jr. is perfect as Holmes. I have no clue why critics, and others, panned this movie, other than the fact they are pretentious blowhards. Humor, action, suspense, the whole package here.
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows review

By elmodude8
Written January 02, 2012
Better than the first, Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. can do no wrong. The cinematography, slow-motion styled battle scenes, and quirky humor throughout make you wish that the film will never end.
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The Game is afoot!

By swordwhale
Written July 24, 2016
I read Sherlock Holmes in high school and loved it. This film, like the first, keeps all the great Holmesian stuff we remembered...and takes it to a new level. Action, humor, two terrific actors doing two classic characters; Law and Downey Jr. create awesome chemistry as Sherlock and Watson. Gorgeous period sets and costumes. The film trick of getting inside Holmes' head before he reacts to a crisis (a slow-mo/stop-mo "flash-forward" showing how he is thinking out his reaction to an assault) is repeated here to great effect. Introducing a new generation to a classic tale... elementary my dear Watson.
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Long and hard to understand Robert Downy Jr.'s British Accent

By nicholasderoche
Written January 19, 2017
The movie was a tad bit long—I've come to expect this from hollywood now-a-days. However; where it was easy to understand Jude Law's acting; I found it difficult to listen to Robert Downy Jr.'s mumbling.
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Not As Good As Original

By JustLuvMovies
Written December 21, 2011
I'm a big Robert Downey Junior fan. This movie was not nearly as good as the first one, in my opinion. The first was GREAT. I guess this was more of the same, but I felt like I was in the theater for 4 hours. Very slow moving. Not worth going to the theater. Stay home and wait for the Netflix or DVD to come out. Save your money and time. But if you are a Robert Downey Jr fan, then go see it. Not his fault the plot was slow, but his performance is fanatastic as usual. I have to admit, even if I read a bad review on the movie, I would have gone anyway, and I will see the next Sherlock (if Downey in it) as well.
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