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Action films are considered popular because they create an adrenaline rush Indeed they could be compared to a drug which the addict craves The 2009 film Sherlock Holmes is just such a film though some film critics feel that it doesnt meet the high standard of mystery Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle set Yet other critics like David Edwards state Doyles pipe-smoking sleuth is reborn as a bone-crunching action hero The Ticket Mystery cases are indeed a major role throughout the film however the impact of Robert Downeys character make this film more than just a detective solving another case The film Sherlock Holmes is an action genre for portraying slow motion reenactments destructive crisis and two dimensional good guy heroesSherlock Holmes fits the criteria of an action film for its slow motion reenactments In the beginning of the movie Holmes and his partner Watson are on a mission to stop Lord Blackwoods black magic ceremony Though to get to Blackwood Holmes faces many obstacles For instance when Holmes sees a man coming from the stairs he immediately turns on his thought process while stating in his head First point of attack and slowly slams his hand on his opponents left ear He then presumes Two paralyze his vocal chords violently yet leisurely grabbing his neck During the gradually events occurring in Holmes head he foresees every bare-knuckle punch he causes the opponents body Holmes repeats the mental process in gruesome slow-motion reenactments later on in the film where he is bare knuckle boxing an opponent twice his size damaging his rib cage diaphragm and jaw In the traditional wrestling scenes the slow paced reenactments where Holmes is damaging his opponents body categorize Sherlock Holmes in action filmThe over the top destructive crisis in Sherlock Holmes labels it an action film For instance in the scene where Holmes and Watson are uncovering the dwarfs laboratory a group of men unexpectedly attack them ending them
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