Review: ‘The Imitation Game’

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Alan Turing   Biopics appear to be extremely popular in the film industry at the moment with Timothy Spall as the artist Mr Turner currently playing in cinemas and the upcoming The Theory of Everything about Stephen Hawking. This film, The Imitation Game, directed by Morten Tylden, tells the story of the mathematician Alan Turing, played brilliantly More...

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Worrall’s Reel Review – Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)

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