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Young Sherlock Holmes Movie Review Summary

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Young John Watson meets young Sherlock Holmes, already renowned for his deductive powers, in a London boarding school. When a series of businessmen die bizarre deaths involving hallucinations that induce a desperate panic and eventual self-slaughter, Holmes has a problem worthy of his skills. There's a love interest named Elizabeth Hardy, provided to explain why Holmes never again settled his affections seriously on the fairer sex, and a climactic duel on the icy Thames. Future "Harry Potter" director Chris Columbus penned this somewhat cute and pat 1985 thriller, directed by Barry Levinson and produced by Spielberg, which featured the first completely CGI character, created by Pixar -- a knight that crashes through a plate glass window. Strains credulity, and the Watson kid is overly buffoonish, but the movie is reasonably charming and entertaining.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Murders of set profession?    -   businessmen Kind of mystery?    -   amateur citizen investigator

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   wealthy

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   poisoning Is this movie based on a    -   book

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