| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Marketing organization Newport Beach & Co. and the Newport Beach Film Festival, which are running a campaign in the United Kingdom to raise awareness of the film festival and of Newport as a travel destination, held a reception Thursday in London honoring...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The Jan. 15 announcement of the 2015 Academy Award nominations was greeted with widespread dismay at the omission of Ava DuVernay, the director of "Selma," and David Oyelowo, the movie's star. Once people analyzed and totaled up the nominations, dismay...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Benedict Cumberbatch is chasing the sun. Fresh off an island vacation with fiancée Sophie Hunter and just out of a steam at the Parker Palm Spring's sauna, Cumberbatch is moving his patio chair clockwise around a firepit on a chilly January afternoon....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:47 AM
Bradley Cooper had to suffer for his art to play the title role in "American Sniper." To portray a Navy SEAL, Cooper had to bulk up by more than 40 pounds -- which meant eating about 8,000 calories a day and working out for four hours a day, writer-...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancée Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby together and -- surprise -- are "both over the moon" about it.
The actor's rep confirmed the news Wednesday in a statement to publications including People and the New York Daily News....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:12 AM
A Cumber-bun in the oven
Recovered yet from the news that Benedict Cumberbatch is getting married? Well, hold on to your Sherlock hats: People magazine announced Wednesday that the Cumberbear and his fiancee, Sophie Hunter, are expecting a...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an "idiot" to refer to non-white actors as "colored."
The Academy Award-nominated actor used the word on PBS talk show "Tavis Smiley" last week while discussing diversity in the entertainment industry. He said that "as...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:00 AM
“Hawking.” Long before Eddie Redmayne impressed audiences with his performance as a young and increasingly ailing Stephen Hawking, Benedict Cumberbatch was doing the same in the 2004 BBC movie "Hawking," which Discovery Channel is airing in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:51 AM
Comic confection "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is the surprise front-runner for the British Academy Film Awards, while English acting darlings Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch are competing in the best-actor category.
Wes Anderson's "Hotel"...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Like Russell Crowe did in "A Beautiful Mind," Benedict Cumberbatch brings some much-needed humanity to "The Imitation Game," which revolves around a lot of complicated math formulas that most audiences wouldn't care to understand. Cumberbatch stars as...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Eddie Redmayne has won the Golden Globe for lead actor in a motion picture, drama, for playing cosmologist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything."
"It is a great privilege for me to be in this room," Redmayne said during his acceptance speech...