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Benedict Cumberbatch in The Power of the Dog

Review: The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog, written and directed by Jane Campion, is assumed by many to be Benedict Cumberbatch’s film as he portrays a bullying, hypermasculine cowboy in 1925 Montana. Cumberbatch is terrific, I’ll admit that. But I think it’s […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor in Doctor Strange

Review: Doctor Strange

My reaction to Doctor Strange was mixed. It looked good in the previews, otherwise I wouldn’t have forked over enough money to pay for a whole month of Amazon Prime to go see it. I now know the origin story

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Kiera Knightly and Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game

Review: The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing. Turing helped crack the Enigma machine, a Nazi encryption device. He developed a code breaking machine which has come to be known as the computer. Spoilers ahead.

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Sarah Lancashire's foot in LTiH preview

BBC’s Clever Treatment of Previews for New TV Season

Check out the BBC’s brilliant treatment of previews of the coming seasons for many of our favorite shows. Mixed among the previews are clips of shows from the past and present. I predict a rush to copy this style of

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August: Osage County

Review: August: Osage County

There are many films that can make you feel as if you’ve been assaulted by life, by pain, by damage and abuse, by hurt. August: Osage County is one of these. It peers into the way abuse and pain carries

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August: Osage County is Full of Promise (Updated)

August: Osage County is the most promising movie, story, cast, whatever, to come along in a very long time. It’s a family drama with many strong women called together by a family crisis at their childhood home in Oklahoma. It’s

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