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Tag: Benedict Cumberbatch

Book of Clarence, The (2023)

Title: The Book of Clarence
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Jeymes Samuel
Written by: Jeymes Samuel
Starring: LaKeith Stanfield, Omar Sy, Anna Diop, RJ Cyler, David Oyelowo, Micheal Ward, Alfre Woodard, Teyana Taylor, Caleb McLaughlin, Eric Kofi Abrefa, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, James McAvoy, and Benedict Cumberbatch
Release Date: 1/12/2024
Running Time: 136 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Streetwise but struggling, Clarence (LaKeith Stanfield) is trying to find a better life for himself and his family, make himself worthy to the woman he loves, and prove that he’s not a nobody. Captivated by the power and glory of the rising Messiah and His apostles, he risks everything to carve his own path to a divine life, a journey through which he finds redemption and faith, power and knowledge.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: This film is dedicated to the Life of Ian Desduné Alexander

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


End We Start From, The (2023)

Title: The End We Start From
Rating: R
Directed by: Mahalia Belo
Written by: Alice Birch
Based on the novel by: Megan Hunter
Starring: Jodie Comer, Joel Fry, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Mark Strong
Release Date: 12/8/2023
Running Time: 102 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

After an ecological crisis a new mother and her baby abandon their home in flooded London and flee northwards.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)*

Title: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Written by: Michael Waldron
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Xochitl Gomez
Release Date: 5/6/2022
Running Time: 126 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens the doorway to the multiverse, including alternate versions of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Tony and Frank for this submission


Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)*

Title: Spider-Man: No Way Home
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Jon Watts
Written by: Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers
Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, and Marisa Tomei
Release Date: 12/17/2021
Running Time: 148 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero’s identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe. Now, Peter will have to overcome his greatest challenge yet, which will not only forever alter his own future but the future of the Multiverse.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (+102 rating, 178 votes)

Special thanks to Ian and Robert for this submission


Courier, The (2020)

Title: The Courier
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Dominic Cooke
Written by: Tom O’Connor
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, and Jessie Buckley
Release Date: 3/19/2021
Running Time: 111 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?

The story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Mauritanian, The (2021)*

Title: The Mauritanian
Rating: R
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Written by: Michael BronnerRory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani
Starring: Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usmani, Shailene Woodley, and Benedict Cumberbatch
Release Date: 2/12/2021
Running Time: 129 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

The true story of Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley) who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Frank and Tony for this submission


1917 (2019)

Title: 1917
Rating: R
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Written by: Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Starring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, and Benedict Cumberbatch
Release Date: 12/25/2019
Running Time: 119 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: For Lance Corporal Alfred H. Mendes
1st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
who told us the stories

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission

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Current War, The (2017)

Title: The Current War
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Written by: Michael Mitnick
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Macfadyen, and Nicholas Hoult
Release Date: 10/25/2019
Running Time: 107 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War, the epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Nicholas Hoult), have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: There appears to be the sound of a phonograph recording of a Spanish song playing during the credits, but it is unclear and not yet fully verified.

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

Title: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Andy Serkis
Written by: Callie Kloves
Based on the stories of: Rudyard Kipling
Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, and Benedict Cumberbatch
Release Date: 12/7/2018
Running Time: 104 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of Peter Gleaves

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Grinch, The (2018)*

Title: The Grinch
Rating: PG
Directed by: Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier
Written by: Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow
Based on the book by: Dr. Seuss
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Angela Lansbury, and Pharrell Williams
Release Date: 11/9/2018
Running Time: 90 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (-2 rating, 18 votes)

Memoriam: In memory of our dear friend Herb Cheyette

Special thanks to Tony for this submission

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