There’s nothing excessively unhealthy about “Enola Holmes,” a brand new movie about Sherlock Holmes’ youthful sister Enola. However there’s nothing significantly good, both.
The movie was initially deliberate for a theatrical launch from Warner Bros., however Netflix picked it up earlier this yr, after the pandemic shuttered theaters world wide.
“Enola Holmes” stars Millie Bobby Brown as titular adolescent detective, together with Henry Cavill as Sherlock, and so they’re each … tremendous? Neither of them appears to be phoning it in, and Cavill is downright charming at instances. And though Brown has admitted that she struggled to reacquire her English accent, she brings loads of vitality to her function, which incorporates loads of fourth-wall-breaking monologues that fill the viewers in on backstory and clarify the options to not-particularly-puzzling mysteries.
As we clarify on the most recent episode of the Original Content podcast, the movie appears competent in nearly each respect, however completely impressed, leaving us underwhelmed by the outcomes — Anthony to the purpose the place he was pacing across the room and questioning about his life selections. However hey, possibly children will get pleasure from watching it?
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If you happen to’d prefer to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:37 “Away” listener response
4:04 “Glow”/”Teenage Bounty Hunters” dialogue
12:43 “Enola Holmes” evaluation
29:17: “Enola Holmes” spoiler dialogue
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