The Movie Issue is here, starring 39 of the year’s #BestPerformances

Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game
“Both my parents are actors, and they discouraged me from the profession. But I thought their lives were so romantic. 
I did loads of plays when I was at school. It was all boys, so 
I got to play girls. It’s scary how epicene I was. I got the female thing down. My parents were a little worried at that point—they thought they’d lost me to the other side 
of the board.”

Canali sweater; Thomas Pink shirt; Umit Benan pants; Tabio socks; Mr. Lacy shoelaces; Converse sneakers.

Photography by

Tim Walker
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“So…what’s your opinion on aiding and abetting?”

“What, besides it being extremely illegal? Let me get this straight. You broke out of jail, and I was the first person you thought to come to? How desperate are you? Have you lost your damn mind, Winchester?”

“Maybe I have, but you know I’m no murderer. And my mind’s not the only thing I’ve lost. Sam is still in there. The best place to try to get him out is from the outside. I need your help, Y/N. Please, if for nothing else, do it for Sam.”

“…And what makes you think I wouldn’t do it for you?”