Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Full Trailer: Slow-mo Bro-mo, But No Homo


The bromance continues in the new, second trailer for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, which reps a valiant attempt by Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law to top This Means War when it comes to BFFs who fight over a lady yet share the film's true romantic arc with each other. This time around, Holmes is still trying to dispense with Law's obstacle of a wife (throwing her off a train should do the trick), but he may have a love interest of his own in Noomi Rapace. Still, the most notable thing about this trailer isn't Rapace or the still-meager look at Jared Harris as Moriarty: It's the incredibly rampant slow-motion that would make even Zack Snyder blush. Is this a movie based on the series of books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, or is it a Vimeo tutorial about speed-ramping? Then again, there's something appropriate about this bromo-erotic movie containing almost two dozen shots of highly fetishized rifles and cannons bulging with exploded firepower, no?