The Emmys are over and the winners are in. The only question remaining is: Have you watched 2014′s essential TV yet? If not, don’t panic, we’ve got your back. Netflix does too. Luckily for the uninitiated, many of this years Emmy Award winning shows are available to stream via Netflix: Breaking Bad, Sherlock, Louie, Fargo and American Horror Story. Other winners included Modern Family, The Amazing Race, The Good Wife (all watchable via Hulu Plus), Veep and True Detective (which you can see on HBO Go). So this long weekend, sit down, loosen your belt, and bust out the popcorn because we’ve got your guide to catching up with the finest television on Netflix, including key episodes from seasons that shouldn’t be missed.
This fall, the incredible story of British mathematician Alan Turing will hit the silver screen in Morten Tyldum‘s THE IMITATION GAME. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, the film tells the story of Turning, a cryptologist who created a machine that cracked the German Enigma Code and thus helped the Allies win World War II. Leading a team of devoted brilliant minds, Turning saved thousands of lives by discovering the algorithm that broke the Nazi’s code. Read more…
Dating in real life is no easy chore. If you take it online, you risk a steady stream of creepers and Catfishers who lie about their height and male pattern baldness. In real life, you’re dealing with douches at the bar who murmur things like “What’s your Facebook, sexy?’ with rank beer breath. Thus, it’s incredibly tempting to pretend that the hotties smoldering through our favorite TV shows are our boyfriends. They have perfect abs, luscious hair, flawless line delivery and never sweat — why not?
And there are so many of them to choose from. A fantasy boyfriend for every kind of girl! If you have a supernatural fetish, clearly you’d welcome a little bite from Vampire Diaries Ian Somerholder. Love vulgar, sexually bonkers weirdos with a heart of gold? Cut to Adam Driver on Girls!
This weekend, take a break from real-life dating and fall hard for our ten favorite — if completely unavailable — TV boyfriends.
The 2014 Oscars happened two days ago and we’re already over them. Who cares if American Hustle was shut out or if Leonardo DiCaprio deserved to win Best Actor over Matthew McConaughey? All we want to know is which films and which of our favorite actors are going to be in the running for an Oscar next year. Believe it or not, stars like Meryl Streep, Emma Stone and Benedict Cumberbatch are already in the 2015 Oscar race. Read more…
They may be big-shot nominees, but Benedict Cumberbatch reminds Bono and the guys of U2 not to take themselves too seriously on Oscar night. Besides, no one is immune to a photobomb at an award show–not even some of the biggest rock stars in the world.
Maybe you’ve been reading about the British crossover hit,Sherlock, for years and haven’t had time to give the first two seasons a chance. Or maybe you’ve become a massive Benedict Cumberbatch fan in the last year and want to watch him in the role that made his career. Or maybe you know you’ll be too much in a wine and cheese coma to change the channel after Downton Abbey is over. No matter what your excuse has been, tonight is the perfect time to start watching Sherlock, and we’ve got your primer to who’s who and what’s what.
Pop quiz: Who loves Christmas more, Mariah Carey or Rihanna? Both female singers put their affection for the holiday season on display via Instagram, where everything from gift wrapping sessions to after hours meetings with Santa Claus was documented.
Dragons might be the hottest mythical creatures in film and television — and it’s not just because of their fiery breath! They can soar through the sky, protect you from danger and some of them share a dark velvety voice with Benedict Cumberbatch. It might seem crazy, but the sound of Smaug’s voice in The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug had us reconsidering our thoughts on bestiality. Well, at the very least, it had us thinking about dragons in a new light.
We’d love to shout through the streets like good patriots, “The British are coming! The British are coming!” The problem is that these 13 British celebrities were so sexy, so talented and so charming that we kind of totally surrendered to them in 2013.