Monday, April 6

The Imitation Game (2014)

Wikipedia - "The Imitation Game is a 2014 historical thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum, with a screenplay by Graham Moore loosely based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the British cryptanalyst Alan Turing, who helped solve the Enigma code during the Second World War and was later prosecuted for homosexuality. ... The LGBT civil rights advocacy and political lobbying organisation the Human Rights Campaign honoured The Imitation Game for bringing Turing's legacy to a wider audience. However, the film was criticised for its inaccurate portrayal of historical events and Turing's character and relationships. ..."
NY Times: Broken Codes, Both Strategic and Social
Slate: How Accurate Is The Imitation Game? (Video)
9 Secrets About The Imitation Game, Straight From Its Screenwriter
NYBook: A Poor Imitation of Alan Turing
YouTube: Official Trailer, Benedict Cumberbatch Interview with Jon Stewart