Benedict Cumberbatch

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London film festival 2021: Peter Bradshaw’s top 10 picks
Tilda Swinton in Memoria, Kenneth Branagh’s memorial to Belfast and Edgar Wright’s 60s horror: the Guardian’s chief film critic chooses his must-sees at this year’s festival

Peter Bradshaw

05, Oct, 2021 @2:29 PM

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Where does the Oscar race stand after this year’s big festivals?
With a more normal awards season on the way, it’s time to sift through what’s been loved and hated and look forward to what performances could make an impact

Benjamin Lee

27, Sep, 2021 @6:38 PM

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Venice film festival 2021 roundup – a formidably good year on the Lido
Big name directors at their best feature alongside daring visionaries from the farther realms of art cinema – but to whom will Bong Joon-ho’s jury award the Golden Lion?

Jonathan Romney

11, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Has Doctor Strange turned evil in Spider-Man: No Way Home?
An episode of Disney+’s animated series, along with the latest Spider-Man movie trailer, have prompted speculation that Strange has gone to the dark side

Ben Child

03, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Electrical Life of Louis Wain review – Cumberbatch’s cat artist drowns in quirk
Benedict Cumberbatch’s portrayal of eccentric Edwardian artist famed for his cute cats is brimful of star cameos but gets lost in mannered performances

Peter Bradshaw

03, Sep, 2021 @6:15 AM

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The Power of the Dog review – Campion and Cumberbatch’s beautiful, brawny western
Jane Campion’s view on the wreckage men cause is welcome in this brooding tale with Benedict Cumberbatch as a brutal, hard-bitten rancher

Xan Brooks

02, Sep, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Jane Campion: #MeToo felt like ‘end of apartheid’ for women
Speaking before the premiere of The Power of the Dog in Venice, director and star Benedict Cumberbatch discuss toxic masculinity and recent success of female film-makers

Catherine Shoard

02, Sep, 2021 @1:39 PM

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The Courier review – Benedict Cumberbatch’s salesman spy is no Smiley
Cumberbatch has it all to do in this slow-paced, real-life tale of 60s Soviet espionage directed by Dominic Cooke

Wendy Ide

15, Aug, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Kristen Stewart’s Princess Diana biopic to screen at Venice film festival
Spencer, telling the story of Diana and Charles’s bitter divorce, will battle for the Golden Lion alongside the latest by Pedro Almodóvar

Andrew Pulver

26, Jul, 2021 @1:42 PM

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Why Benedict Cumberbatch fell for ‘oddball’ artist and his world of cats
Actor makes plea for tolerance of outsiders as his new film and a book explore the life of Louis Wain

Dalya Alberge

11, Jul, 2021 @9:10 AM

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Amazon to stream major National Theatre plays in UK and Ireland
Cumberbatch and McKellen among big names to appears in live-recorded stage shows

Mark Sweney

25, May, 2021 @1:30 PM

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The Mauritanian review – in limbo in Guantánamo with Tahar Rahim
This adaptation of a post-9/11 prisoner’s memoir is strong on procedural drama but blunted by stylised torture scenes

Simran Hans

04, Apr, 2021 @10:30 AM

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