The Imitation Game (2014)

I usually enjoy a movie with a good story. And, as often the case with movies based on a book or true story, I end up attributing the movie for the story. Perhaps what I should be saying, however, that the adaptation was well-written.*

Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch)

In any case, because I couldn't hear the introduction in the first three minutes of the movie, I was confused whenever the movie subtly switched between past and present.**

Overall, I enjoyed the movie and would highly recommend it. It is not, however, as good as A Beautiful Mind (2001).

Joan Clarke (Keira Knightley)

*The following article discusses the liberties taken in adapting the story to a movie: How Accurate is The Imitation Game?

Hugh Alexander (Matthew Goode)

**During a screenshot viewing (20161013) there was one scene where the year was shown, but that was the only instance.


Detective Robert Nock (Rory Kinnear)

Instant Comments:
1: Invitation to lunch scene.

John Cairncross (Allen Leech)

1: "That's my sandwich." "You don't like sandwiches."
1: "Are you paying attention?"
1=20161013, screenshot viewing

Stewart Menzies (Mark Strong) and Alan Turing

Watched 20161011 (Netflix, Instant) (English subtitles)
The Imitation Game (2014) 114 min.

Hugh, Carincross, and Turing stand before Christopher.

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