Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2012) dir. Guy Ritchie
Robert Downey Jr. has one of the most inspirational comeback stories of all time. With "The Avengers" he added the cherry to his otherwise stellar phoenix-like reemergence. These new Sherlock films are also a big part of it. This one does not disappoint.
My heart was beating so loud I could hear it rattling in my ears. I’m not sure if I was breathing hard because of the moderate physical activity, or if the jitters were causing me to hyperventilate. By the time I climbed my way up the 40 foot power pole to attempt a leap of faith, I was just repeating one silent wish in my head; “I hope I don’t fall.” Standing up on that little platform while the pole is shaking beneath you is way harder than it looks…but I found a way to balance myself and I slowly lifted into a stance.