The Imitation Game Reviews

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September 15, 2019
Though hindsight is always 20/20, The Imitation Game gives us a fair and balanced glance at the tragedies that prejudice and inequality can cause. Turing achieved more in one war-torn decade than Bill Gates or Steve Jobs.
August 2, 2019
It is watchable and entertaining but more importantly it's a movie that reveals to the world a man who's achievements many more should celebrate.
July 19, 2019
Cumberbatch conveys tortured humanity behind the analytical façade, even if we also understand and even chuckle at how frustrating Turing could be to those working with him.
June 15, 2019
Gorgeously realised, engagingly witty and with great performances all around, The Imitation Game is engrossing and accomplished.
June 4, 2019
Keira Knightley is cut-glass and surprisingly convincing as Joan Clark.
April 30, 2019
Cumberbatch is great as Turing.
February 26, 2019
The Imitation Game is a film that will in all likelihood earn Benedict Cumberbatch his first Oscar nomination, for he absolutely shines as Alan Turing in this top-notch biopic.
January 25, 2019
The Imitation Game purposefully hits the mark in shining the light on one the most heroic figures of the 20th century.
January 24, 2019
Graham Moore's screenplay has the right mix of political tension with some surprising humor sprinkled in.
January 8, 2019
The Imitation Game makes all of this quite engrossing, with very smart dialogue, a sense of urgency and a persuasive arc.
November 2, 2018
This film is spectacular in its simplicity. The quiet story is filled with intelligence, wit, anger, sadness, triumph and tragedy.
August 28, 2018
This isn't a movie with any ideas about that. It just wants to portray the Turing that beat Enigma, and in that it does a perfectly reasonable job.
August 27, 2018
[Cumberbatch's] Turing is full of ticks and tweaks that feel like an Asperger's poster boy but he's still able to craft a strong portrait of a troubled virtuoso.
August 22, 2018
It's this career-best turn from Cumberbatch which helps to raise the game of this highly entertaining but technically functional British biopic.
August 21, 2018
The entire cast seems to have found the roles for which they were best suited. Together they give a passionate, energetic and emotional performance worthy of an Oscar win on every level.
January 30, 2018
It's very satisfying when a movie manages to generate some discussion, and makes one want to know more about its source of inspiration. [Full review in Spanish]
January 26, 2018
Norwegian director Morten Tyldum occasionally settles on conventional biopic devices, but doesn't allow the narrative to lose any momentum.
January 12, 2018
With apologies to all the historians out there, I have to say that given how much I enjoyed The Imitation Game, I don't really care how factually accurate it is.
December 2, 2017
Why has it taken so long for Hollywood to tell this fascinating and deeply tragic story
November 11, 2017
An affecting tale of an extraordinary human being.
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