Films starring Benedict Cumberbatch

The Current War

By Hannah Woodhead

This star-studded retelling of the rivalry between electricity magnates Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse lacks dramatic spark.

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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

By Adam Woodward

Andy Serkis and an all-star cast fail to breathe new life into Rudyard Kipling’s cherished adventure.

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Doctor Strange

By Manuela Lazic

At long last – a light, funny superhero movie that embraces the fantasy aspects of the genre in both its story and form.

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Black Mass

By Vadim Rizov

Despite Johnny Depp’s best efforts, this by the numbers gangster biopic doesn’t do its story justice.

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The Imitation Game

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Benedict Cumberbatch’s pitch perfect turn as Alan Turing isn’t enough to decipher this remarkable true story.

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Star Trek Into Darkness

By Adam Woodward

Cumberbitches rest easy: JJ Abrams ably navigates the USS Enterprise through dark skies.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

By Adam Woodward

Gary Oldman puts in a career-best shift in this gripping story of duplicity and paranoia.

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