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So...yesterday I went to the cinema to watch the new Sherlock Holmes film, and I'd like to share my thoughts about it.

Firstly, it's a fact that I had very much enjoyed the first movie. It was a fresh new interpretation of Sherlock Holmes, an alternative version of our ingenious detective, that was a bordeline action film, but had a nice plot that kept you interested, and also showed a new relationship between Holmes and Watson. To tell you the truth, as far as the Holmes-Watson relationship is concerned, it resembled the TV series House more than the actual Sherlock Holmes, but as I mentioned before, it was fun and sweet, so no harm done. After all, everyone has the right to make changes and give us his own version of a story, and this was mr.Richie's. Of course, maybe he thought that the audience as well  would be more interested in such and adventure/mystery/friendship movie than in the canon Holmes.

Now, about the sequel, A Game of Shadows. My opinion is that here they....well...overdid it. The explosions, the automatic guns, the fighting, it was all too much, and it lacked the good old British style that characterised the first movie (not too much, but enough). This one was actually a bit boring in the middle. It's not that I did not enjoy the film; it's an interesting new version of the fight against Moriarty, and some scenes well really good (the ending was great--also Holmes'disquises--the dance with Watson--the chess play), but it's not what I was expecting to watch. Also, I found the actor playing Moriarty somehow disappointing (not evil enough), Watson (ironically) was too mean with Holmes, and the character Simza was a bit out of place. Steven Fry as Mycroft though was great ;).And because I want to be fair, this plot was better than the the final problem 's. Also, I really liked the violin soundtrack.

All in all, I found the Holmes sequel fun to watch, but disappointing, concidering the promising previous film. What do you think?
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Thanks so much for the Watch! :la:
And good thoughts on the Guy-Ritchie films... :)
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