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  • SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman' yes, but 'Theory'? Cast nominations a puzzle

    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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for using term 'colored actors'

    Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for using term 'colored actors'
    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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch squirms from fan moniker, talks Cumber-bombing

    Benedict Cumberbatch squirms from fan moniker, talks Cumber-bombing
    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...
  • In the controversy over all-white Oscar nominations, what needs fixing?

    In the controversy over all-white Oscar nominations, what needs fixing?
    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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch: fanboy, photobomber, award-circuit rider

    Benedict Cumberbatch: fanboy, photobomber, award-circuit rider
    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....
  • Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for calling black actors 'colored'

    Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for calling black actors 'colored'
    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...
  • Bradley Cooper bulked up a lot for 'American Sniper'

    Bradley Cooper bulked up a lot for 'American Sniper'
    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-...
  • 'Imitation Game' a crackerjack tale about Enigma buster Alan Turing

    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...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders
    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"...
  • 'The Imitation Game' offers rich acting, complex layers of story

    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...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor drama for 'Theory'

    Golden Globes 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor drama for 'Theory'
    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...