The Imitation Game
Cracking the World War II Nazi Code
by Bruce Chadwick
A review of "The Imitation Game." The power of the film is the ever urgent need to crack the Nazi code amid the nearly non-stop bombing of London and other areas of England by the German Luftwaffe and, later, V-2 rockets.
SOURCE: NY Review of Books
A Poor Imitation of Alan Turing
by Christian Caryl
To anyone trying to turn this story into a movie, the choice seems clear: either you embrace the richness of Turing as a character and trust the audience to follow you there, or you simply capitulate, by reducing him to a caricature of the tortured genius.
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