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The Imitation Game--Finally

I’ve seen many versions of Alan Turing’s story, including the very fine play, Breaking the Code with Derek Jacobi, (poptechjam.com) later made into a BBC movie, and a more recent excellent documentary, … 279 more words

Retirement In New York

Star Trek reboots to give us simple stories, the cartoons we like.

Summary:  Films show who we are, our dreams and fears. Today Locke Peterseim compares Star Trek Into Darkness to the original TV show, showing how we’ve changed during the past 5 decades. 3,541 more words

Book & Film Reviews

News round-up March 29

A round-up of some of the new entertainment news you might have missed this week including Sherlock, Star Trek, Top Gun and a forthcoming premiere. 399 more words


For Richard

It’s not often that we history teachers can stand in front of our class, point to a current event, and declare with authority “This is Historically Significant.” … 228 more words


meandering through belgravia

Review of A Scandal in Belgravia

Oh, Irene Adler. La bohéme. “The woman.” How she has been updated and given flesh here. This is certainly the most loving and meticulous re-creation, and considerably more elegantly realized than Rachel McAdams’ in the Robert Downey Jr. 783 more words


Benedict On Newsnight


Benedict Cumberbatch has just finished rehearsing for tonight’s show ahead of his performance on  @letterslive

Benedict Cumberbatch