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Benedict was almost Bill

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 21, 2018 20:46:48 November 21, 2018 20:46:48
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Benedict Cumberbatch almost played Bill Compton on True Blood. Benedict Cumberbatch, the most British person I can think of, the human equivalent of tea and biscuits, almost played a sexy Southern vampire. Vampire Bill and Anna Paquin’s Sookie Stackhouse were always having sex. They were having passionate, intense, only-seen-on-HBO sex. Full Story

Another Jungle Book

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 9, 2018 19:50:09 November 9, 2018 19:50:09

Jon Favreau made a hybrid live-action/animated Jungle Book that was really quite good, so much so it bagged him the job of directing the new Lion King, and also good enough that it threw Andy Serkis’s competing project into considerable shade. Back then Serkis’s project was called Jungle Book: Origins—and yes, it’s supposed to be a dark and gritty Jungle Book, as indicated by “Origins”—and it was supposed to be Serkis’s directorial debut (that honor ultimately went to Breathe). Full Story

Benedict got swept

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 18, 2018 07:15:52 September 18, 2018 07:15:52
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Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in Patrick Melrose, which was in turn nominated for three other awards (on the big night, there was also a casting nomination during the technical awards). But Cumberbatch and Patrick Melrose got swept, as most of the awards went to The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Full Story

Benedict Cumberbatch dominates as Patrick Melrose

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 15, 2018 14:36:06 May 15, 2018 14:36:06

Benedict Cumberbatch’s five-part limited series, Patrick Melrose, kicked off over the weekend, and the first episode teeters right on the edge of sublime and too much. Cumberbatch stars as the titular Patrick Melrose, an addict attempting to kick heroin—and nothing else—while retrieving his father’s ashes from New York City. Full Story

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Avengers: Infinity War is Marvel at its best and worst

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 27, 2018 14:46:33 April 27, 2018 14:46:33

Avengers: Infinity War is the beginning of the end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we’ve known it for a decade. It’s the culmination of ten years of storytelling, bringing together heroes from across the universe, uniting Avengers and Guardians and everyone in between. Pound for pound, for sheer spectacle, you’re hard-pressed to find a blockbuster this purely entertaining and packed to the gills with jaw-dropping “that just happened!” moments. Full Story

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Avengers Family Feud

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 23, 2018 15:30:11 April 23, 2018 15:30:11
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The world premiere of Avengers: Infinity War is happening tonight in Hollywood where most, if not all, the Avengers will assemble on the red carpet ahead of opening weekend. Most of the cast members were in LA this weekend for the press junket and press conference and other planned promotional events, including a game of Family Feud. Full Story

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Avengers, the Godfather 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 12, 2018 17:29:25 April 12, 2018 17:29:25
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Avengers: Infinity War comes out two weeks tomorrow. Advance ticket sales are outpacing Black Panther’s and Black Panther is currently the highest-grossing superhero movie of all time. So Avengers is looking big. Not that that was ever a question. Full Story

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To Wakanda and Infinity 

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 9, 2018 16:59:26 April 9, 2018 16:59:26

Avengers: Infinity War comes out at the end of the month, which means we’re in the advertising red zone. If you’re trying to avoid all spoilers, this not for you because we’re talking about TV spots that are starting to show bits of scenes and give us specific character interactions, like the new spot released over the weekend that takes us to Wakanda. Full Story

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Grinch Cumberbatch 

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 9, 2018 15:10:14 March 9, 2018 15:10:14

Everyone loves How the Grinch Stole Christmas, both the original Dr. Seuss book, and the 1966 animated Christmas special that re-runs every year on television. Everyone knows the song, and everyone recognizes the Grinch’s sneering green face, which is why Hollywood will insist on trying to recreate that 1966 magic by remaking How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Full Story