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Why Benedict Cumberbatch's Devastating New TV Movie Is His Most Personal Role Ever

There may be no fear as powerful as the fear that one's child will go missing. The Child In Time, premiering on PBS on April 1, confronts this fear head-on when the three-year-old child of a children's author goes missing during what should be a norm…
By Jack O'Keeffe

'Sherlock' Fans Will Want To See Benedict Cumberbatch In 'Patrick Melrose'

It shouldn't come as a shock that Benedict Cumberbatch's new project, Showtime's Patrick Melrose (executive producer: Helen Flint) could quickly become yet another career-making project for him. The television adaptation of Edward St. Aubyn's semi-au…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Sherlock' Fans Will Love Cumberbatch's New Role

Fans of Sherlock have been mourning the end of Season 4, and, despite hints that Season 5 could still happen, the show is on an indefinite hiatus. With his burgeoning Hollywood career, including his inception into the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Doc…
By Amy Mackelden

'Sherlock' Has A New Character With A Big Role

Sherlock is known for its surprising twists and turns, and "The Lying Detective" served up several shocks to the audience on Sunday. Beware, as there are SPOILERS ahead relating to the Season 4 episode of Sherlock, "The Lying Detective." It's long be…
By Amy Mackelden

'Sherlock' Could See Irene In Season 4

Season 4 of Sherlock got off to a dramatic start last week, and the second episode of the new season, mysteriously titled "The Lying Detective," was no exception. Beware, as there are spoilers ahead. Named for the Arthur Conan Doyle story "The Dying …
By Amy Mackelden

The Fate Of 'Sherlock' Season 5 Is A Total Mystery

When the final episode of Sherlock Season 4 (appropriately titled "The Final Problem") airs this Sunday night, the titular detective will presumably have solved all of the lingering mysteries of the dark and devilish season… except for one: the myste…
By Jefferson Grubbs

Tantalizing Deductions About 'Sherlock' Season 5

After three years without a full season of Sherlock, it's felt positively decadent to have a new episode every Sunday night. But as every Sherlock fan intimately knows, these seasons are short and sweet. The Sherlock Season 4 finale airs on Jan. 15 b…
By Sage Young

Tom Hiddleston Really Won't Be In 'Sherlock', Guys

Fans have long campaigned for Tom Hiddleston to appear in Sherlock, the buzzy crime show that stars fellow British heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch. Viewers have speculated that he could pop up as the alleged third Holmes brother, Sherrinford, in the …
By Dana Getz

Doctor Strange's Role In 'Ragnarok' Could Be Huge

If you missed the presence of Thor and Bruce Banner in last summer's superhero smash-up Captain America: Civil War, then the Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to make it up to you with this November's Thor: Ragnarok, in which the god of thunder and …
By Jefferson Grubbs

There's No 'Sherlock' Without Moriarty

"Did you miss me?" Jim Moriarty wants to know in the Season 3 Sherlock finale. Andrew Scott's gleefully sadistic portrayal of the modernized Arthur Conan Doyle villain means that the answer to that question is always, "Yes. Yes, a lot." I feel like I…
By Sage Young

"The Six Thatchers" Comes From 'Sherlock' Canon

The year 2017 will be off to a cracking start when the new season of Sherlock premieres on Jan. 1. At long last, the world's first (and only) consulting detective is back to solve crimes and hand out withering insults. It's been nearly three years si…
By Sage Young

This 'Sherlock' S4 Villain Is The Darkest One Yet

Over the past three seasons, Sherlock Holmes has faced his fair share of clever murderers and devious manipulators — including his two biggest enemies so far, Jim Moriarty and Charles Augustus Magnussen. But with both of those arch-nemeses dead going…
By Jefferson Grubbs

Crack The Case With This 'Sherlock' S3 Recap

When a television series only airs three episodes every few years, it can be fairly easy to forget specific plot points by the time a new season rolls around. Such is the case with the BBC's Sherlock, which returns for Season 4 on New Year's Day 2017…
By Jefferson Grubbs

Bey & Jay Were There For Solange's 'SNL' Debut

Along with everyone who spent the past month jamming to Solange's A Seat At The Table, the singer's own family is showing their love for her. Beyoncé and Jay Z supported Solange at SNL on Saturday night, showing up in-person to be there for her dur…
By Loretta Donelan

'SNL' Pays Tribute To John Homer

You may have noticed something different flash on the screen right before the credits rolled on the Benedict Cumberbatch-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live on Nov. 5. After the commercial break — but before the Marvel's Doctor Strange star's farew…
By Mallory Carra

'SNL' Answers "Why Is Benedict Cumberbatch Hot?"

There seems to to be two different kinds of people: those who are enamored with actor Benedict Cumberbatch and the other folks who just don't get it. Saturday Night Live cast member Beck Bennett declared himself to be in the latter category in an awk…
By Mallory Carra

Benedict Cumberbatch Slays 'SNL' Opening Monologue

The time has finally come: Benedict Cumberbatch can add being a Saturday Night Live host to his already long and accomplished resume. The Marvel's Doctor Strange superstar hosted the Nov. 5 episode of the NBC variety series and he opened his first ti…
By Mallory Carra

Where To See The 'Dr Strange' Post-Credits Scenes

There are several things one can always count on when watching a Marvel movie. Fantastic action scenes, witty banter, an iconic hero, great supporting characters, and of course, those end credit scenes. Although Marvel didn't invent the end credits s…
By Johnny Brayson

'Doctor Strange' Vs. 'The Matrix' Vs. Inception'

Doctor Strange is not only the newest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's also the trippiest film to hit theaters in quite some time. Strange and other masters of the mystic arts use their powers to warp reality, which often means they manip…
By Johnny Brayson

The Ancient One's Name Is Not Ironic

Although the character of The Ancient One in Doctor Strange is not without controversy — in the comics, he's Tibetan, and since critics were ready to take Marvel to task for perpetuating stereotypes surrounding Asian mysticism if the character was ca…
By Johnny Brayson