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 […]
The Courier is based on a true story about the Cuban Missile Crisis of the early 1960s that almost ended in nuclear war between America and the Soviet Union. Even though I lived through that time and was glued to
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.
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
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