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vienna1981 Thu 11-Dec-14 20:56:04

...what is the big deal about Benedict Cumberbatch ? I genuinely don't understand. He seems to be everywhere recently and his engagement garnered a lot of publicity, as well as envy.

Is he a particularly gifted actor ? I'm vaguely aware of some Sherlock Holmes connection. To be blunt he isn't exactly blessed with matinee idol looks.

Standing by for replies and venom grin.

Methe Thu 11-Dec-14 20:56:37

I don't get it either tbh.

EatShitDerek Thu 11-Dec-14 20:57:22

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He was brilliant on Radio 4's Cabin Pressure.

LongDistanceLove Thu 11-Dec-14 20:58:45

He looks like a goblin. I really don't get it.

fourwoodenchairs Thu 11-Dec-14 20:59:52

Yanbu

MorelliOrRanger Thu 11-Dec-14 21:00:39

He's brilliant. Years before Sherlock he played Stephen Hawkins in a TV Movie and was amazing.

He brilliant in Sherlock, Tinker Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Hobbit.

I love him.

Talent is not all about looks you know.

pictish Thu 11-Dec-14 21:02:31

I think he's talented, but I don't fancy him a jot. Not that I'm into chisel jawed hunks either...I'm moved by a good ugly man - but BC does nothing for me.

DidoTheDodo Thu 11-Dec-14 21:03:09

He doesn't do it for me, I think he looks a bit reptilian, but I'm sure his mother loves him.

Memphisbelly Thu 11-Dec-14 21:03:11

He looks like Voldermort. Total snake face.

PinkSquash Thu 11-Dec-14 21:03:27

YY to being amazing on Cabin Pressure

o0 Thu 11-Dec-14 21:04:25

It's the voice.

pictish Thu 11-Dec-14 21:04:27

Reptilian...yes.

SocialMediaAddict Thu 11-Dec-14 21:04:33

I don't get it at all.

Bailey101 Thu 11-Dec-14 21:04:33

It's not his looks that are so attractive, it's something about him and his personality. I've seen him being interviewed and he has a way about him, no idea what it is though blush

MorelliOrRanger Thu 11-Dec-14 21:04:52

Wow, shallow lot

IceBeing Thu 11-Dec-14 21:05:04

yup Id love him in anything because of cabin pressure...although it is possible I love Finnemore more...

Showy Thu 11-Dec-14 21:05:09

Don't worry. You don't have to like/know the work of/admire/fancy every man.

He's an actor. A lot of people like him. Some fancy him. That's about it.

pictish Thu 11-Dec-14 21:05:16

Shallow how?

JimmyChoosChimichanga Thu 11-Dec-14 21:06:16

YANBU.

KingJoffreysHasABigWhiteBeard Thu 11-Dec-14 21:07:40

I can't say his name (or even hear it in my head) without singing it to the tune of Another One Bites The Dust.

Awkward.

I know nothing about him. He does come across as a proper gentleman though, that's quite appealing.

EatShitDerek Thu 11-Dec-14 21:08:12

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Trills Thu 11-Dec-14 21:08:39

I agree with Showy

EatShitDerek Thu 11-Dec-14 21:08:43

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pictish Thu 11-Dec-14 21:10:10

King I think we're all going to do that from now on. Damn. grin

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