Tag: Benedict Cumberbatch

January 3, 2014 /

Ouida and Basil Rathbone (Sherlock before Cumberbatch) entertained lavishly and often – I thought you might like to see their home: – –

June 30, 2013 /

Poppets, we finally saw, “Star Trek Into Darkness”. And, besides the whiz-bang-doing-the-backstroke-through-my-gallon-sized-MEDIUM-coke, and clutching Mr. Lester’s hand at regular intervals, I had a wonderful time. The highpoint of the experience for me was seeing Production Designer, Scott Chambliss’, deep bow to the master, Ken Adam. If ever we meet, Mister,…

December 27, 2012 /

But then, I’d have to kill you. Let’s talk about nondisclosure agreements and secrecy in movie production. The norm is to hand out numbered movie scripts to department heads with the name of the reader superimposed in grey over each page. Some particularly squirrelish folks print the script on red…