Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.
“Are you paying attention?” Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch)
This story will fill you with respect and sorrow for the father of computers.
“Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” Joan Clarke. (Keira Knightley)
The funniest part of movie for me was when Joan visits at the end of the film she encourages Alan to work a crossword puzzle. “It will only take 5 minutes or maybe 6 for you.” An obvious reminder of the crossword puzzle he sent out as a recruiting test that she finished in five and half minutes. No one was supposed to be able to do it.
You can read more in my July 2014 post in the Spy Museum Seattle Center on this blog. It is enough to close with: We did not appreciate this genius in his time and we treated him horribly.