| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:45 AM
If laws of time and space were of no matter, the characters played by the performers in this year’s Envelope Actors Roundtable would make for a most unusual dinner party — a contemporary big-city lawyer struggling to reconcile with his small-...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:12 PM
The Newport Beach Film Festival has picked "The Imitation Game" for its 2014 Best Picture and Outstanding Ensemble Cast awards, according to The Weinstein Co., the film's studio.
"The Imitation Game" will be screened Monday night at a members-only...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The last two years, Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members have added a new wrinkle to the Golden Globes: respectability.
Where are the wacky, celebrity-worshiping choices of yesteryear?
What will the babysitter whom Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Putting the holiday season fully to rest and switching the machinery of awards season back into high gear, the Palm Springs International Film Festival held its awards gala Saturday night with Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton, Steve...
| 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 7, 2015
| 2:02 PM
There's good news — again — from "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch.
The actor and theater director Sophie Hunter announced in November that they were engaged. Now the couple says they are expecting their first baby.
| 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 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
| 5:48 AM
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will have lots of targets in hosting the Golden Globes.
They can take aim at Sony, hackers, "The Interview," Bill Cosby and the "Selma" controversy in the three-hour ceremony, which begins at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. That network...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:14 AM
The comic relief of the “Madagascar” films – penguins Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private – take center stage in “The Penguins of Madagascar,” and they shine in the spotlight.
The penguins are fun in previous films,...