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Quick Film Review – ” The Imitation Game “

If you like intrigue, suspense, and drama, look no further than “The Imitation Game”. Supported by a stellar cast of Benedict Cumberbatch, Kiera Knightly, and company, it tells the historical story of the man who invented the first computer, made to decipher WW2’s Nazi Germany codes. But it also tells another story. How homosexuality was a crime. Benedict Cumberbatch and his supporting cast are spot on. I found this movie to be very engaging, and a great story to tell! I appreciate the history lesson, and getting to know Cumberbatch’s character, Alan Touring. Big thumbs up to a suspenseful and smart movie!


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Quick Film Review – ” Foxcatcher “

If any of you remembers how creepy Robin Williams was in “One Hour Photo”, Steve Carell is just as creepy in “Foxcatcher”! Channing Tatum is in his finest performance I’ve ever seen him! And not to downplay Mark Ruffalo’s performance, but Mark is always on his game. Disturbing movie. It’s slow, but that adds to the creepiness of it.