Enola Holmes 2 Thrives on Millie Bobby Brown’s Charm

Millie Bobby Brown shown in the first Enola Holmes movie, which was released on Netflix in the gloomy months of 2020

she could carry an entire movie on the strength of her personality alone. As the frequently inventive and occasionally careless younger sister of Sherlock Holmes

That first film followed a very green Enola as she investigated the disappearance of her headstrong mom, and the movie turned largely on its protagonist’s naïveté.

The strength and energy of Brown’s performance even helps paper over director Harry Bradbeer’s somewhat choppy, breathless direction.