SHERLOCK GNOMES * (Theater Release USA 2018)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.5|5.0 Starsììì

Sherlock Gnomes starts well, but after Sherlock goes into the sewers there is about 20 to 30 minutes where it seems that the writers ran out of script and were scrambling to make things work. After Sherlock goes to get Moriarty, the story seems to improve and moves into fairly good concluding scenes. While this movie is not the best in its class, it is interesting to see what the sequel film to Gnomeo and Juliet would be about. It is surprising to see such big names as James McAvoy and Johnny Depp in the credits of a film of this quality and even more questionable is how did Ozzy Osbourne become a part of this film?

Storyline

Garden Gnomes go missing and Gnomeo and Juliet team with Watson and Holmes to find them.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director John Stevenson for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Elton John and Nicolas Trout for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Goons (voice of Kelly Asbury), Irene (voice of Mary J. Blige), Juliet (voice of Emily Blunt), Mankini (voice of Julio Bonet), Barry the Toilet Gnome (voice of Gary Bradbury), Lord Redbrick (voice of Michael Caine), Video Game Player (voice of Gang Chi), Nimrod Captain (voice of Rosalie Craig), Moriarty (voice of Jamie Demetriou), and Sherlock Gnomes (voice of Johnny Depp).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. If one is following the series, one may wish to watch this film.

* Also known as Gnomeo & Juliet II

Ben Meyers

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