Enola Holmes

Enola Holmes

Enola Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) is Enola Holmes, Sherlock's teen sister, on the search for her missing mother in this detective mystery flick from the Emmy-winning director of Fleabag. Based on the novel series by Nancy Springer, adapted to the screen by Jack Thorne (His Dark Materials) and co-starring Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) as her brothers Sherlock and Mycroft.

2020Rating: M, Violence123 minsUK
DramaMysteryHistorical

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Reviews & comments

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Jack Thorne's sometimes thin screenplay aims for a sunny-side-up appeal, but too often these cheery morals hit you over the head like a ton of bricks.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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It successfully imagines a place for its heroine in Holmes' world, then convinces young viewers that Enola needn't be constrained by that world's borders.

Variety

Variety

press

Brown's acting style recalls the effusive spontaneity Keira Knightley brought to "Sense and Sensibility," shattering the straitlaced propriety of so many Jane Austen adaptations before it.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Reveals itself to be genuinely appealing for a wide audience.

The Times

The Times

press

Phew. The prevailing emotion on watching Millie Bobby Brown play Sherlock Holmes's teenage sister in this jaunty adaptation of Nancy Springer's novels is relief.

4.0
IGN

IGN

press

Manhandled politics aside, Enola Holmes offers plenty of whiz-bang in its mystery.

USA Today

USA Today

press

The game is pleasantly afoot yet again, with a new super-sleuth worthy of her forebears.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

On the surface, "Enola Holmes" is about a young woman in search of herself, but the film's value comes from a deeper investigation of power, familial bonds and the risks of changing a world determined to stay the same.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Jack Thorne's sometimes thin screenplay aims for a sunny-side-up appeal, but too often these cheery morals hit you over the head like a ton of bricks.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

It successfully imagines a place for its heroine in Holmes' world, then convinces young viewers that Enola needn't be constrained by that world's borders.

Variety

Variety

press

Brown's acting style recalls the effusive spontaneity Keira Knightley brought to "Sense and Sensibility," shattering the straitlaced propriety of so many Jane Austen adaptations before it.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Reveals itself to be genuinely appealing for a wide audience.

The Times

The Times

press

Phew. The prevailing emotion on watching Millie Bobby Brown play Sherlock Holmes's teenage sister in this jaunty adaptation of Nancy Springer's novels is relief.

4.0
IGN

IGN

press

Manhandled politics aside, Enola Holmes offers plenty of whiz-bang in its mystery.

USA Today

USA Today

press

The game is pleasantly afoot yet again, with a new super-sleuth worthy of her forebears.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

On the surface, "Enola Holmes" is about a young woman in search of herself, but the film's value comes from a deeper investigation of power, familial bonds and the risks of changing a world determined to stay the same.

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