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The Imitation Game. By far. And that’s saying a lot, in a year that saw the release of Gone Girl, Nightcrawler, Interstellar, Whiplash, Guardians of the Galaxy and so many other fantastic films, some of which I haven’t even gotten round to seeing yet. 342 more words
An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece, Rachel Barnes, and the director of the Imitation Games, Morten Tyldum. 166 more words
Was Churchill really the villain?
The general consensus amongst Australians and Americans alike seems to indicate that Winston Spencer Churchill was a selfish, arrogant, lying, deceitful Pommy/Limey who didn’t give a damn about the War in the Pacific or the threat from the Japanese and was quite content to leave it to the Americans to sort out, who if we are to believe this would not have been the least bit concerned had the Japanese invaded and taken Australia and was quite prepared to lose this colony for the sake of the war raging throughout Europe. 1,225 more words
When The Imitation Game (2014, dir. Morten Tyldum, based on Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges) came out, it got some early Oscar buzz and in fact earned nominations for best picture, best director, best actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), best supporting actress (Keira Knightly), and four others. 2,143 more words