Personally… I feel like they came after the wrong audience. There are some characters you don’t really touch – Sherlock Holmes is one of them.
Is Holmes and Watson really that bad? Apparently it is – since its Christmas Day release, critics and audiences alike have been teaming up to tear the project apart, with even the rare good review still describing considerable portions of the movie as “painful.”
That’s not how comedy is supposed to work. Here’s why Holmes and Watson bombed.