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imitationgame Toronto Review: The Imitation Game Features Benedict Cumberbatchs Finest Performance to Date

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









488767671 Brace Yourself for Benedict Cumberbatchs Comic Con DebutIn 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

benedict cumberbatch alan turing the imitation game 2 Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing: The Imitation Game photos

“The Imitation Game” has released early photos showing star Benedict Cumberbatch. Check them out here.

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)

Former “Doctor Who” star… Continue reading Benedict Cumberbatch videos: 'Sherlock' star as Chewbacca, Alan Rickman, David Tennant and more

Oscars 2014: Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombs U2 (PHOTO)

 Oscars 2014: Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombs U2 (PHOTO)

It must be cool to be a member of U2: They’ve got boatloads of Grammys, they’re Academy Award nominees, they know/are Bono. So it makes sense that someone would try to join their ranks. But did you expect it… Continue reading Oscars 2014: Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombs U2 (PHOTO)