| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
These scenes began flashing through my mind just as the Screen Actors Guild Awards began announcing nominations for performance by a cast in a motion picture:
"Birdman" — actors in constricted spaces using dressing rooms and winding corridors to...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:54 AM
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for offending people by using the "outmoded" term "colored actors."
"The Imitation Game" and "Sherlock" star came under fire following a "Tavis Smiley Show" interview on PBS last week in which he touched upon the lack...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Benedict Cumberbatch squirms a little bit when he hears the somewhat salty moniker his legion of fans have assigned themselves.
Host Ellen DeGeneres wanted to talk about "Cumberbitches" when "The Imitation Game" star appeared on her show Wednesday for...
| 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 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 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-...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The disturbing, involving, always-complex story of British mathematician Alan Turing is a tale crafted to resonate for our time, and the smartly entertaining "The Imitation Game" gives it the kind of crackerjack cinematic presentation that's pure pleasure...
| 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...