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The movie begins with Sherlock Holmes taking a cultist into custody his name is Blackwood. Sherlock Holmes later gets invited to another case relating to the cultist killer that the British police executed for practicing Black Magic. Blackwood supposedly rose from the grave with the use of Black Magic. Holmes wishes to prove this wrong. Blackwood seemingly has great magical power after he has returned. He killed a man in his bath tub by doing nothing, and made a man spontaneously burst into flames. Holmes later discovers the plot but the police take him into custody as his partners escape; Holmes escapes easily though. Holmes finds out that Blackwood planed to kill many with a chemical weapon. It gets disarmed. It is later revealed how Blackwood really killed his victims. Sherlock fights Blackwood and wins.

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I will not trouble you with a breakdown of the plot since you can easily find that at the top of the page. Rather, I will talk about how fans of the great literary works from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle might be a bit let down when they watch this movie.   The Good:  This movie is full of action and adventure. It can easily stand alone without any references toward the literary works which it is based on. The average movie-goer who loves action movies along with Robert Downey Jr. will be pleased at t...

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