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Benedict Cumberbatch vs. Christian Bale

Benedict Cumberbatch’s magnificent performance last week against Hugh Laurie sets him up as this week’s top seed. But can he take down the talented Oscar winner?

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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