If the title of AMC’s Revolutionary War drama didn’t initially seem to encompass the events that unfolded in season 1, it will be extremely self-evident in season 2 when Benedict Arnold, the most infamous traitor in American history, enters the fray. After whispers of Arnold’s battlefield heroics popped up last season, British actor Owain Yeoman (The Mentalist) joins the cast as the notorious turncoat who conspired to betray the patriot cause… Continue reading First Look: Benedict Arnold joins the fight in ‘Turn’
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A World War II period biopic about some code cracker starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Period-Piece Queen Keira Knightley might earn an eye roll from the more cynical who instantly dismiss such content as “Oscar bait” — but while The Imitation Game is all of these things, it’s all of these things done quite well.
Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, a mathematician and cryptoanalyst whose… Continue reading Toronto Review: 'The Imitation Game' Features Benedict Cumberbatch's Finest Performance to Date
In what’s surely a genius marketing move, DreamWorks Animation has wrangled Benedict Cumberbatch into appearing at San Diego Comic-Con this year to promote “The Penguins of Madagascar.” Let’s be honest — how many SDCC attendees would otherwise wait in line for hours outside of Hall H just to see a preview of yet another “Madagascar” spin-off? Now Hall… Continue reading Brace Yourself for Benedict Cumberbatch's Comic-Con Debut
In “The Imitation Game,” the
“Sherlock” plays World War II British code-breaker Alan Turing. While instrumental in cracking Nazi Germany’s codes, Turing was later prosecuted and chemically castrated after his homosexuality was revealed. The film, directed by Morten Tyldum, co-stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear
Benedict Cumberbatch is incredible in
“Sherlock,” but did you know that the actor also does impressions? In order to understand just how incredible this really is, enjoy videos in which Cumberbatch imitates Chewbacca, Alan Rickman and more.
An “Alan Rickman-off” with Jimmy Fallon
Obi-Wan Kenobi (while driving on “Top Gear” — look for the impression at 4:30)
Chewbacca (with Harrison Ford listening)