Tag Archives: Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch Wants To Dumb It Down

Well, for a bit at least.

Having made his name as Sherlock Holmes—a very clever man—and as Stephen Hawking—equally smart—and as Julian Assange (canny) and Vincent Van Gogh (brilliant) and William Pitt (astute) and that rotter in Star Trek Into ...

Five British Stars And Five Things They Should Give Up For Lent

It’s Ash Wednesday, a time when a lot of people consider giving stuff up for Lent. It’s usually chocolate, or maybe bread or even alcohol. Not all addictive habits are food related, as we shall see.

The Worst Fashion Disaster Of The Oscars 2014

You’ll read a lot today about the various dresses worn by famous actresses, directresses, camerawomen and hair-and-makeupatrixes at the 2014 Academy Awards. It’s a very common reaction to any event of this sort.

Are Benedict Cumberbatch And Gary Oldman After The Same Role In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

Here’s an interesting poser. Gossip and rumors are circulating around JJ Abrams’ new Star Wars movies like gnats around a summer picnic, and of course almost all of them will turn out to be a load of old fooey by lunchtime ...

Portsmouth Announces £25m Sherlock Holmes Theme Park

If there is one thing a steady diet of Sherlock Holmes—whether in book, movie or TV form—can teach us, it’s that things are not always as they seem. While it would make a certain amount of sense to put a tourist attraction ...

WATCH: Gary Oldman Raps Pitbull’s ‘Timber’

Well, perhaps “raps” is the wrong word for what is happening here. Gary Oldman, fine thespian fellow, star of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and the Harry Potter films, and currently promoting the remake of Robocop, is clearly ...

Benedict Cumberbatch Discusses His Plans for ‘Sherlock’

We waited two years for Sherlock to make its return to PBS and now it’s come and gone. We’re already missing it and people are wondering, what’s next?

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch on ‘Sesame Street’

Yesterday, we were all a-flutter at the first picture from Benedict Cumberbatch’s appearance on Sesame Street, and today, we have the actual clip.

‘Sherlock’ Recap: ‘His Last Vow’

The wedding is over, and the honeymoon is anything but sweet…

Newspaper proprietor Charles Augustus Magnussen is facing a parliamentary enquiry about his ability to influence government policy. His glasses appear to have an electronic menu, offering suggestions of weakness in the people facing ...

At Last, Benedict Cumberbatch Has Met His Match

Never mind the Super Bowl, by FAR the most exciting news of the last few days was PBS’s sudden confirmation that Benedict Cumberbatch will soon be making an appearance alongside the Count on Sesame Street.