Cumberbatch of the Day: Benedict Plays 3-Word Stories with Jimmy Fallon

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Can we please just give Benedict Cumberbatch a show already, where he sits in front of a camera all day doing impressions, dancing like Beyonce, playing games, and telling us all about penguins?

On "The Tonight Show" Monday, he continued his media tour to promote his new movie "The Imitation Game," by playing Three-Word Stories with Jimmy Fallon, i.e. discussing unicorns and booty.

Trailer of the Day: First Look at ‘Peanuts’ Movie

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Good grief, Charlie Brown has gone CGI.

"Peanuts" is being produced and co-written by Charles Shultz's son, Craig Schulz, so hopefully they won't mess with the original cartoon too much.

The plot according to USA Today:

"The story follows the little round-headed boy with the indomitable optimism on a quest to get something he's sure he needs, even though he discovers he's pretty OK just as he is."

The film is scheduled to premiere November 6th, 2015, marking the 65th anniversary of the comic.

Thrill Ride of the Day: World’s Tallest Roller Coaster Will Be a Tower of Terror

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The design for a new, 570-foot tall roller coaster called Skyscraper has been unveiled this week in Orlando, which, when complete, will be the tallest in the world.

The animated video shows the cars twisting around and making their way up a massive white tower before plummeting back down to earth at speeds up to 65mph.

And there's no "down time," says US Thrill Rides president Michael Kitchen, the company behind the project.

Construction will begin in 2015, and the ride is expected to open in 2017 as part of a new $200 million Skyplex entertainment complex.

The tallest roller coaster at present is Kingda Ka (456-feet tall) at Six Flags in New Jersey.

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Modern Christmas Song of the Day: Kristen Bell’s ‘Text Me Merry Christmas’

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Thanks to technology, we have lost all hope at a world where we communicate with each other through any means but our thumbs.

"Frozen" star Kristen Bell and the a cappella group Straight No Chaser have combined forces to make a new Christmas song for millennials which highlights that fact.

WTF Video of the Day: Crazy Chinese Chicken Music Video is Crazy

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Well, here's your new "What Does the Fox Say."

Singer Wang Rong Rollin's video for "Chick, Chick" involves chickens and women dressed up like chickens. And most of the lyrics are just animal sounds.

What more could you ask for in an insane video from China?

Biopic Fail of the Day: The Internet Did Not Like Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie

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"Did not like" is putting it delicately.

Despite initial protests of disapproval from both her family and fans, Lifetime aired its controversial Aaliyah biopic on Saturday night, and it did not sit very well with viewers.

"'Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B' barely scratches the surface of how she changed the course for pop, hip-hop and R&B in the Nineties and why her death at age 22 on August 25, 2001 was such a huge loss for music fans," writes The Rolling Stone.

Aaliyah's family denied the producers rights to use her music in the film, so that alone did not bode well for the film, and Zendaya Coleman, who was initially cast to play Aaliyah dropped out delaying production.

After it aired, the film was instantly the target of ridicule on Twitter, mainly with the hashtag #LifetimeBeLike making fun of the poor casting choices. And the way film portrayed her relationship with R. Kelly was equally upsetting for people to watch.

Aaliyah's former producer, Timbaland, also went full meme on his Instagram account in response to the film. Here are a few examples:







Executive producer Wendy Williams responded to the criticism on her show Monday:

I see my Aaliyah movie broke the Internet this weekend! Errbody got an opinion. Well, I must tell you, whether you loved or hate, you watched. It was the second-highest rated movie on all of cable this year so far.