Kane Vallance’s review published on Letterboxd:
I’ll be honest and cut straight to the point—this was quite disappointing. Don’t get me wrong, it was a fairly solid, super charming movie that I did like, but it just wasn’t as good as I’d hoped it would be.
Henry Cavill is a great Sherlock Holmes, but Millie Bobbie Brown owns it as the lead Enola. She had the perfect charisma and charm for the role, but the rest of the cast was really good too! I actually really enjoyed the score here, too.
A majority of the jokes landed, and as I said at the start, it definitely succeeds in being a charming film, and for the most parts it’s pretty fun. Surprisingly it had a really decent, important message about feminism sprinkled around in here.
My main issues with it are that one or two of the fourth wall breaks weren’t the best, it really didn’t need to be two hours long and I didn’t feel like it was consistently entertaining me at the same level throughout.
With all that said, Enola Holmes was a fun enough charming movie with a great cast and specifically the lead, but it didn’t quite fulfil my expectations.