Sherlock Holmes -- a Guy Ritchie tincture

It's never easy to gaze upon the heroes of your childhood with adult eyes. So you take solace in imagining what it must have been like to have lived when people trekked into the unknowns of the world and brought back hard-won knowledge to great repositories like the British Museum. Science unmasked mysteries on a regular basis, and one could not be called educated without a critical understanding of the world around us.