Hi-Res ! 2014 07 21 - London - Measuring up for a Madame Tussauds waxwork figure
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Caption : Benedict Cumberbatch measures up for a Madame Tussauds wax figure, Britain - 21 Jun 2014
MANDATORY CREDIT: Tussauds. Just days after his thirty eighth birthday and hot on the heels of an Emmy nomination for his role in Sherlock, Madame Tussauds London announces that one of the most exciting and talked about acting talents of his generation, Benedict Cumberbatch, will be honoured with a wax figure at the world famous attraction later this year. Benedict’s figure will be ‘premiere ready’, showing the actor looking impeccably groomed in a stylish dark suit. Work on the figure is well underway, and the actor has been heavily involved with the creation process. Benedict has given two sittings for Madame Tussauds London’s talented studios team, during which hundreds of precise measurements and numerous photographs were captured to be used by the sculptors and artists. “Finally I can photobomb myself!” joked Cumberbatch. “What a weird and wonderful compliment to be included in the ranks of talent already committed to wax. I’ve been accused of being wooden in my work but never waxy!
Irrelevant personal post.
I learnt today that from October onwards I’ll be living alone. My flatmates I wanted rid of, and now my sister found a job in another city, so everyone is moving out. On the one hand the idea of living alone is a dream come true, but on the other hand I’m a mysanthropic spinster as it is, and I’m afraid I’ll become a crazy catlady, with no cats. I’ll be one sooner or later, let’s be honest, but I’d rather it be later.
I’ll have to find a new flatmate. But, to quote, who’d want me for a flatmate?
Q:Hi, just wondering what your take is on that famous Mycroft quote: 'My brother has the brain of a philosopher or a scientist, yet elects to be a detective. What might we deduce about his heart?' – what do you deduce, Ivy?
The easy answer is that Sherlock tells us why he’s a detective: it’s a replacement addiction. Either he solves crimes, or he gets high. Apparently being a scientist or a philosopher wouldn’t provide the same kind of high. There it is! Done and dusted, right? Should we believe him?
Much like his creators, Sherlock lies. He lies to project an image of himself that he tries to embody, even through it really doesn’t fit. So perhaps we shouldn’t take his explanations of his own choices at face value.
A woman who hates you is playing the pianoforte.
You have five hundred a year. From who? Five hundred what? No one knows. No one cares. You have it. It’s yours. Every year. All five hundred of it.
A charming man attempts to flirt with you. This is terrible.
You are in a garden, and you are astonished.
the red wedding, world cup edition
I had a dream about this announcement. They said the show would be now called Moriarty, focus on the criminal mastermind’s return from the dead, and include neither Benedict nor Martin (too busy).
In the dream I was indifferent to this.
This. All. Day.
Me too basically.
Just not watching. Translating it.
The voices list looks silly. I gave some of the characters names like Creeper, Tacky Necklace, Ugly Shirt… There’s a girl called Kaprecca, and because nobody calls her name in the episode, it’s only in the graphics, I’ll never know how it’s pronounced.
How is it pronounced?? Like, ‘Caprice’ with something at the end?? IDK