Tag Archives: Morten Tyldum

Cinema Review – The Imitation Game

During World War II a team led by Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) set up base at Bletchley Park in London to try and break the German Enigma Code, with the hopes of bringing the war to an early end. While Turing is undoubtedly a brilliant mathematician, he is also arrogant, awkward and willingly isolates himself. Although the team is working to break a secret code, it soon becomes clear that Turing is hiding some secrets of his own. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 REVIEW – Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters

Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie) is Norway’s most successful head hunter, but his paycheque does not cover the extravagant lifestyle that his wife expects, so to make ends meet, Brown steals paintings to sell on the black market. Brown has set up a careful network that allows him to do this, but when his wife introduces him to Clas Greve (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) – a man who owns a very valuable painting – Brown sees a once in a lifetime opportunity to make some serious money. What could go wrong? Continue reading

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