The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes

Dec 12, 2011 Comments

Robert Downey Jr. has proven to be the perfect Hollywood Holmes. Of course, a Sherlock purist is probably put off by his distinctly Yank status, but his charm and charisma give the character an irresistible personality and Ritchie’s films feature a slow motion deconstruction of Holmes’ logical deductions and careful planning that are visually stunning. Also, the back-and-forth between Downey and Jude Law’s Dr. Watson is among the best ever caught on film.  

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