Articles Tagged 'Busy Benedict'

Irene Adler and Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch Defends Sherlock Holmes’ Sexual Prowess

There is a memorable encounter between the UK branch of Elle magazine and Benedict Cumberbatch currently heading for newsstands, and it seems that, once the main interviewing and photographing duties were all dispensed with, the conversation turned to Sherlock Holmes and whether he was, as memorably described by Jim Moriarty, “the virgin.” Elle’s contention is […]

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WATCH: Word Play with Benedict Cumberbatch

We’re always itching to know what Benedict Cumberbatch is thinking, and now we get a chance to find out with Elle U.K.’s word play game. If you don’t know how word play works, it is fairly simple: 1) A person says a word; 2) and the other person says the first thing that comes to […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Doctor Strange?

The speculation as to which actor would take the coveted role of Doctor Strange in the movie adaptation of the supernatural Marvel comics character has been lengthy and vivid. Actors names have been flying about like a hurricane in a casting agent’s rolodex, the most recent of which being Tom Hardy, Jared Leto and Joaquin […]

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WATCH: How to Portray Your Dragon, by Benedict Cumberbatch

In preparation for the final part of Peter Jackson’s Tolkien trilogy—The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, which will hit cinemas on December 17—the multi-disc release of part two is imminent, and with it comes some particularly glorious extras. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug comes out on November 4, and the Blu-ray 3D has […]

The Imitation Game

‘The Imitation Game’ Wins People’s Choice Award at TIFF

You have to hand it to Benedict Cumberbatch; he certainly knows how to promote a movie. And after a week in which his best interview quotes and daft moments were scattered across the internet like popcorn on a cinema floor, it’s fair to say people are aware that he has made a film called The […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Playing Hide-and-Seek

Note: that’s hide-and-seek, not hide-and-go-seek, because British people don’t need to be told that in a game that involves hiding, the person doing the seeking has to travel in order to try and find them, that’s implicit in the word seek. And in any case, for total pedantic accuracy, the game should be called go-hide-and-then-someone-else-go-seek, […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch: “Outsiders are Becoming Mainstream”

There’s a fantastically thoughtful and incisive interview with Benedict Cumberbatch at The Daily Beast currently, which he gave at the Toronto International Film Festival to promote his latest movie The Imitation Game. The movie is a biopic of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who helped the Allies crack the German Enigma code during World War […]

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6 Ways for Benedict Cumberbatch to Celebrate His 38th Birthday

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year. Today (July 19), Benedict Cumberbatch turns 38. And what a year it has been for the fabled Busy Benedict. He featured in 2013’s Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave. He breathed life into a variety of iconic personas like Smaug the dragon, Julian Assange, and Kurt Vonnegut. A new batch […]

Andrew Scott as the presumed-dead Moriarty in ‘Sherlock’ (Pic: BBC)

Surprise! A ‘Sherlock’ Special And Series 4!

I… it’s…. what..? Look. It’s all a bit much to take in right now, but basically this has just happened on the @BBCOne Twitter feed. After the briefest of exiles, #Sherlock will return to face one of his biggest mysteries yet… #221back — Sherlock – #221back (@BBCOne) July 2, 2014 And then this: …why is […]

Penguins of Madagascar

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch as a Wolf in ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

Never mind Sherlock season four or Richard III, this is the Benedict Cumberbatch project we’ve all been waiting for, his magnificent performance in the new Penguins of Madagascar film. He plays Classified, the lupine leader of the high-tech animal organization North Wind—featuring Eva the snow owl (Annet Mahendru), Short Fuse the seal (Ken Jeong) and […]

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