| 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 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Dec 11, 2014
In 2010, Chicago native Graham Moore published "The Sherlockian," a witty novel both inspired by, and very much about, Sherlock Holmes.
Four years later, Moore's first produced screenplay stars Benedict Cumberbatch, an actor perhaps best known for...
| 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 10, 2014
| 12:15 PM
One of the most heated races this awards season is in the category of lead actor, which is packed with veterans like Michael Keaton ("Birdman"), rising stars such as Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch ("The Theory of Everything," "The Imitation Game"...