Young Sherlock Holmes Reviews

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
March 23, 2010
This is the origin story for the world's first consulting detective that Conan Doyle was never considerate enough to write for us...
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 30, 2005
The idea to center on Holmes and Watson as young men is good and original but the execution is rather poor and Levinson's direction is impersonal.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 21, 2004
Squanders its start as a charming character study.
| Original Score: 2/5
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide
July 20, 2004
Like a peacock showing its bright colours. Sadly, it's all about show, not substance.
Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 6, 2004
Reveals that Holmes' true love is tortured to death in a big-budget extravaganza that provided the bastard sire for Jar Jar Binks.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
May 23, 2004
Big, silly, loud, nicely designed, and occasionally enjoyable.
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
February 22, 2004
By the time Young Sherlock Holmes clangs to a close, the assets of the film are buried beneath an avalanche of unnecessary bells and whistles.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Joshua Vasquez
Slant Magazine
December 5, 2003
There is something about Holmes's elegant, haunting, and whisperingly melancholic distance, his analytical remove from the world, that inspires a desire for glimpses of the baroque corridors of labyrinthine interiors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
November 23, 2003
definitely worth a better reception than it's received over the years.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
June 20, 2003
Not so successful try to install some youth in the Holmes canon.
| Original Score: 2/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
November 4, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
July 25, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
June 25, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 11, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
John Urbancich
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
October 3, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Bullz-Eye.com
December 1, 1985
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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