Benedict Cumberbatch

Doctor Strange

OK, so I know dismissing a whole Marvel movie based on the theory of white male privilege sounds dismissive, but a few hours after watching Doctor Strange, the latest in a slew of superheroes we’ve never heard of, I realized how perfectly this film fit the mold. Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch, sporting an American …

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Sherlock: Season One

Right away, one thing I appreciated about Sherlock is that Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) is almost immediately greeted by a disdainful female crime-scene cop as, “Hey, Freak.” Because, think about it: Sherlock Holmes practices the art of solving crimes by “deduction”. He takes one look Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman), for instance, an Afghanistan War …

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