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‘Mr. Holmes’ Review - Deadline

Deadline: Sherlock Holmes is back, but we have never seen a Sherlock like this before. As I say in my video review (click the link above), the new Mr. Holmes is a completely different take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective. This new film with a screenplay from Jeffrey Hatcher based on the book A Slight Trick Of The Mind by Mitch Cullin has a great premise. What if Sherlock Holmes were a real person. Here he is just that, and the film, directed beautifully by Bill Condon, has fun when Holmes comments on his portrayal in books and in one highly amusing scene as he visits a theater to see a B-movie version of essentially himself. He is not pleased, but moviegoers who line up for this film most definitely will be.

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StarWarsFan2012d ago

Is anyone else out there predicting Oscar nomination?