PG-13; 2:08 running time
It's elementary. If you enjoyed the first "Sherlock Holmes" directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as Holmes and Watson, then you'll likely leave the sequel feeling satiated.
If you hated the first one, you'll probably find so little pleasure in "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" that, sometime around the seventh sadistic action sequence ¿ filmed "Call of Duty" gamer style because it's so right for these characters ¿ you may ponder: Would this movie actually be less aggravating with Adam Sandler in it, playing twins? Or more? And is there any way to find out without causing permanent damage to the medium? -- Michael Phillips
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