After a tonally confused beginning and terrific middle episode filled with all kinds of invention, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings Peter Jackson’s six-movie Tolkien binge to close with a rousing mid-point finale that both wraps up the story and sets the stage for the Lord of the Rings trilogy quite nicely.
Tag: Benedict Cumberbatch
First Look: Sherlock Special!
The BBC has released the first photo from the one-off Sherlock special starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. Check it out after the jump.
Early Academy Award Contenders: The Best Films of the Toronto Film Festival 2014
Over the past week, Toronto has been hosting its annual film festival, commonly known as TIFF. Such highlights from years past include Slumdog Millionaire, The King’s Speech, Silver Linings Playbook, and 12 Years a Slave, all of which went on to win Academy Awards. This years’ standouts may prove no different as viewers and critics raved about several performances […]
The Game Is Most Definitely On! Complete Sherlock Coming In November!
On the heels of Emmy® wins for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman comes news that BBC Worldwide will release Sherlock: The Complete Seasons 1-3 on November 4th. This deluxe package will include all nine feature-length episodes of Sherlock to date. And here is where it gets interesting: the set will include a host of new extra features […]
Intelligence Trailer: The Imitation Game!
Morten Tyldum’s The Imitation Game tells the story of how mathematician Alan Turing helped break The Enigma Code – the unbreakable code devised by the Germans during World War II – enabling England and her allies access to the intelligence necessary to win the war. Check out the tension-filled trailer after the jump. The Imitation […]
First Trailer: Sherlock Returns From The Dead!
BBC One its first full trailer for Series 3 of Sherlock, which premieres in the UK on January 1 and in America on PBS on January 14. Check it out after the jump.
The Fifth Estate Is Scattered But Has Great Performances!
Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate endeavors to tell us the story of WikiLeaks while painting a picture of the men behind its success and going behind the scenes of the website’s scoops. He gets amazing performances from Benedict Cumberbatch, as Julian Assange, and Daniel Brühl, as Daniel Berg – the visionary and the grounding factor […]
The Fifth Estate: New Tension-Packed Clip and Behind The Scenes Featurette Released!
DreamWorks’ Julian Assange/WikiLeaks film, The Fifth Estate hits theaters next week (October 18th). A new clip – showing a bit of a disagreement between WikiLeaks’ founders (above) – and featurette (after the jump) have just been released. They point to the film being quite the tension-pack tale.
The Fifth Estate’s Director and Stars: Why It Was Made!
There are documentaries that lay out the facts of the WikiLeaks/Julian Assange story, so why a journalistic thriller? The Fifth Estate’s director, Bill Condon – and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl and Laura Linney – talk about that in a brand new featurette. Check it out after the jump. The Fifth Estate open on October […]
BAFTA Los Angeles To Honor Benedict Cumberbatch!
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles® (BAFTA Los Angeles) is honoring Benedict Cumberbatch at its annual Britannia Awards presentation on November 9th. Following a year of near ubiquity (Sherlock, Star Trek Into Darkness; the upcoming The Fifth Estate, 12 Years a Slave, August Osage County, and The Hobbit: The Desolation of […]
The Fifth Estate – DreamWorks Releases New Poster!
DreamWorks Pictures has released a new poster for its WikiLeaks movie, The Fifth Estate. Follow the jump to check out the official synopsis and links for Facebook, Twitter and more.