(2010 TV Series)
A modernised series of adaptations of the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. John Watson (played by Martin Freeman), an army doctor, is wounded in Afghanistan and invalided out of the Army. Back in London his search for a place to stay leads him to share a flat with Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), a brilliant but eccentric private detective. Together they solve baffling, and often bizarre, murder mysteries. They also have to compete with Holmes' nemesis, the criminal genius Moriarty.
Boston, late-1970s. The FBI are looking to break the Mafia hold on the north of the city. Agent John Connolly (played by Joel Edgerton) is on the case and is willing to go to any lengths to achieve his aims. A South Boston native, he decides to "ally" the FBI with South Boston crime kingpin James "Whitey" Bulger (played by Johnny Depp), as his main enemies are the Mafia. Approaching Bulger via his brother Billy Bulger (Benedict Cumberbatch), a Massachusetts State Senator, Connolly is successful in gaining Bulger as an informant and ally against the Mafia. However, this alliance only seems to embolden Bulger in his quest for power and wealth, as he is able to operate with impunity and utter ruthlessness. Not realising he is being duped, Connolly finds himself backing Bulger, rather than law, order and justice.
(2002 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #20.3 (2013)
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are on a mission to take their strong British pounds to the cash strapped people of Spain. They have chosen some discreet, sensitive cars for the job with Clarkson in a McLaren 12C Spider, Hammond driving a Ferrari 458 Spider and May in an Audi R8 V10 Spyder. Sherlock and Star Trek actor Benedict Cumberbatch is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.
|4.||The Fifth Estate
The story begins as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) team up to become underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful. On a shoestring, they create a platform that allows whistle-blowers to anonymously leak covert data, shining a light on the dark recesses of government secrets and corporate crimes. Soon, they are breaking more hard news than the world's most legendary media organizations combined. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society-and what are the costs of exposing them?
|5.||Agatha Christie's Marple
(2004 TV Series)
Episode: Murder Is Easy (2008)
While on a train, a woman tells Miss Marple that two deaths that occurred in the town of Wynchwood and that everyone thought were accidents were in fact murders. After getting off the train the woman is pushed down an escalator and dies. Miss Marple is intrigued and visits Wynchwood. People continue to die in strange circumstances and the suspect list is long. Luckily she has the assistance of former policeman Luke Fitzwilliam, played by Benedict Cumberbatch.
(2004 TV Movie)
A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the scientific world with his ground-breaking work on the nature of the universe. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock)
(2013 Short Film)
A short film starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Salmon and Nick Moran. LITTLE FAVOUR follows the story of WALLACE (Benedict Cumberbatch) when he is contacted by a former colleague to help him out with a deal gone wrong. 'Its been 7 years since he left Her Majesty's service and 10 years since the American Counter part who became his friend, saved his life on a joint mission in Iraq. He's migrated his skill set into a lucrative business while managing to keep his secret battle with PTSD under wraps. One day, while finally deciding to try his hand at a functional relationship, his old friend JAMES cashes in his chip and asks a LITTLE FAVOUR. How could he refuse when he owes the man his life?
|8.||Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
(2016 TV Movie)
From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, hosts David Tennant and Catherine Tate are joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Dame Helen Mirren, Meera Syal, David Suchet, Rufus Wainwright, Tim Minchin, Gregory Porter, Joseph Fiennes, English National Opera, The Royal Ballet and Akala for a very special evening. Together, they mark the life and work of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death. This unique event takes place in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and celebrates Shakespeare's extraordinary legacy and his enduring influence on all performance art forms - from opera to jazz, dance to musicals.
(2012 TV Movie)
The stars of Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, talk in depth about the success of the first season and look ahead to season 2. This bonus feature also includes the show's creators, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, discussing the dilemmas and pitfalls they faced when bringing these classic Holmes stories into the 21st century.
|10.||Walk with Me
With unprecedented access, 'Walk With Me' goes deep inside a Zen Buddhist community who practice the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Filmed over three years in their monastery in rural France and on the road in the USA, this visceral and immersive film is a meditation on a community grappling with existential questions and the everyday routine of monastic life. As the seasons come and go, the monastics' pursuit for a deeper connection to themselves and the world around them is amplified by insights from Thich Nhat Hanh's early journals, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, WALK WITH ME is a cinematic journey into the world of mindfulness - the practice of bringing one's attention to the present moment - and world-famous Thich Nhat Hanh, known as "The Father of Mindfulness", "The Other Dalai Lama" and "The Zen Master who fills stadiums".
|11.||Celebrity Style Story
(2012 TV Series)
Episode: British Boys (2016)
Eddie Redmayne, Russell Brand and Benedict Cumberbatch are three of the most talented Brits to come out of the UK. And while they are known for dominating stage and screen, they all have their own distinct style. British Boys may be known for black suits and skinny ties, but these three go beyond basic fash, with red carpet looks that that prove they're more than cute chaps with charming accents.
|12.||The Big Picture
(2011 TV Series)
Episode: October 2011 (2011)
The Big Picture is back, with previews of Johnny English Reborn, The Three Musketeers, The Adventures of TinTin, The Help and Contagion. We also talk to the cast of You Instead and the makers of The Debt, plus get you Red Carpet access to the UK Premieres of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Melancholia and Real Steel - where we talk to Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, John Hurt, Hugh Jackman and more. It's time to sit back and enjoy the movies!
(2012 TV Series)
A pop culture talk show airing on XBOX Live and on MSN hosted by Matt Schichter. Recent guests include Lady GaGa, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bieber, Christopher Walken, Taylor Swift, Gary Oldman, One Direction, Kristen Stewart, Selena Gomez, Metallica, Pierce Brosnan, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Lady Antebellum, Don Cheadle, Tim McGraw, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Abrams, The Killers, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Will.I.Am, Carrie Underwood, and Slash to name but a few.
|14.||The Zoolander Legacy
A look back at the original's legacy and place in cinema in the post-9/11 world, the long desire to make a sequel, the process of creating it, and meeting audience expectations for a sequel. It involves writer/director/actor Ben Stiller, executive producer Joel Gallen, writer/actor Justin Theroux, fashion designers Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri, producer Jeff Mann, and actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Penelope Cruz, Sting, Anna Wintour, Cyrus Arnold, Kyle Mooney, Justin Bieber, Tommy Hilfiger, Fred Armisen, Nathan Lee Graham, Milla Jovovich, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Billy Zane, and Will Ferrell.