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The 5 Best Fandom Drinks You Don’t Want To Miss

When you sit down to watch your favorite show, get in the mood with these 5 best fandom drinks. 5. Downton Abbey Bordeux In Edwardian England, Bordeaux was the wine of choice amongst the British nobility. Available in both Blanc (white wine) and Claret (red wine), these French wines are from Dulong Grand Vins in Bordeaux, France. Dulong Grand Vins has been in the winemaking industry for over 130 years, so Edwardian-era wine is definitely their thing. This vineyard wanted to honor Downton Abbey, so…

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Was This Scene Rightfully Deleted From ‘Into Darkness’?

Possible Spoilers This movie scene was cut from the most recent Star Trek reboot, Into Darkness. The scene is from our early-in-the-movie encounter with the Enterprise. It does raise the viewer’s eyebrows as it gives a better indication of how Captain Kirk commands and how the crew regards him. On one hand, this scene would have better indicated not only Jim Kirk’s lackadaisical approach to commanding the Enterprise, but his utter disregard for protocol, honesty, and authority. (Source) On the other hand, we already gleaned…

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Oscars 2014

And This Is How You Do 2014

The 86th Academy Awards didn’t disappoint last night. This year was great for movies and people everywhere just weren’t exactly certain who to put their money on for Best Actor, Best Actress, or Best Film. The 2014 Oscars were a little lower key than most people wanted, but I wouldn’t go so far as to say anyone was disappointed with the results. It was the year of the Selfies, the photobombs were plentiful, Ellen Degeneres ordered pizza for everyone and Brad Pitt helped hand out…

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Come now, don’t be shy…Benedict Cumberbatch in a skin tight jumpsuit

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be coming to DVD and Blu-ray in April, but a sneak peak of the special features are already released for us, including Mr. Cumberbatch in a mocap suit. That sexy, sultry voice is available to the fandom once again, and even CGI geeks can rejoice at the incredible effects The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has to offer. This video clip from Weta Digital offers all sorts of cool tidbits, including Benedict Cumberbatch crawling on the floor (so…

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Top 6 Reasons You’d Take Benedict Cumberbatch to Meet Your Parents

Typically, Hollywood A-listers don’t make the list of people you’d want to take home to Meet The Parents but here at Larkable, we’ve got 6 reasons why Benedict Cumberbatch is the exception to that rule. Thanks to the massive success in the BBC miniseries Sherlock, his role as Kahn in Star Trek: Into Darkness, or any of his other hits in the last few years (The Fifth Estate, August: Osage County, 12 Years a Slave) Benedict Cumberbatch is finally on Hollywood’s radar. Articles about the actor are…

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Things That Break Sherlockian Hearts

Watching Benedict Cumberbatch on Valentine’s Day sounded like a good idea, but now you’re heartbroken, and you don’t understand why the world keeps on spinning. Christmas things are supposed to make you all happy, but instead your heart falls to your stomach for Molly Hooper                       (Source) Right when you think Irene Adler is a terrible person, Sherlock reveals that he’s had her figured out all along, even if he didn’t realize to what extent…

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Things That Make Sherlockian Hearts

Why do we love Sherlock? Um, because how can we not? It’s wonderful to look back at all the good times with fondness. Are you ready for this Sherlockians? Let’s get on with it then! To date, BBC’s Sherlock might have the most fantastic introduction to Sherlock yet. It places us undoubtedly in our current time with the technology, it integrates text messaging brilliantly, and gives us a taste of Sherlock’s personality before we even meet him: Then we do meet him and he’s incredible…

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‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ Moments That Gave Us Goosebumps

Fans of one tend to be fans of the other. Doctor Who and Sherlock are brilliant, clever, and all that genius is incredibly sexy! With Sherlock Series 3 wrapped up, time to go back and look at the easter eggs and cross-overs of our favorite British blokes: Hair raising. Abosolutely hair raising. And just for the Sherlockians:

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I Am ‘Sherlocked’: Sherlockians Finally Have A Con of Their Own

Sherlockians, rejoice! Sherlockology announces the very first SHERLOCKED: The Official Sherlock Convention. Hold onto your deerstalker cap, because you’re about to be blown away. Sherlockology announced that in 2013 there will be a massive event honoring the incredibly successful BBC series Sherlock. Over the course of 3 days, the convention expects to feature activities, guest stars from the cast and crew, talks, photo shoots, autograph sessions and lots more. Sherlock’s producer Sue Vertue exclusively told us: “We’re very excited to be announcing our first official…

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I Couldn’t Believe Someone Would Say This About Matt Damon!

No question, one of the best parts about Jimmy Kimmel Live is the session where celebrities read mean tweets about themselves from twitter-users. Kimmel recently aired his most star-studded “mean tweets” session yet featuring Cate Blanchett, George Clooney, Matt Damon, and a Larkable favorite: Benedict Cumberbatch.

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12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Sherlock Season 3

WARNING: Spoilers Below! Proceed with Caution! This past Sunday (2/2/14) concluded season 3 of BBC’s hit series “Sherlock” for American audiences (the show aired in the UK three weeks before the US). Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat never fail to fill each season with complicated story arcs and fantastic content, each episode warranting a rewatch or two (or five).  So how many times have you seen each episode? Multiple viewings aside, here’s some extraneous info you all might not have known. Watson’s Stag Night (episode…

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