Monthly Archives: November 2014

‘The Imitation Game’ For Real: Year’s 2nd-Best Debut Per Theater

The Weinstein Company’s The Imitation Game proved it’s the real thing, winning the specialty box office this weekend with a spectacular opening. Taking the same Thanksgiving weekend slot as previous TWC Oscar winners The King’s Speech and The Artist, the title bowed with the year’s second-best per-theater average, flying past Birdman‘s mid-October opening. The Imitation Game grossed over $482K in four theaters, giving the feature a whopping $120,518… Read More

Review: ‘Imitation Game’ a crackerjack tale about Enigma buster Alan Turing

The disturbing, involving, always-complex story of British mathematician Alan Turing is a tale crafted to resonate for our time, and the smartly entertaining “The Imitation Game” gives it the kind of crackerjack cinematic presentation that’s pure pleasure to experience. Turing, exceptionally well-played by Benedict Cumberbatch, was a brilliant man, often considered the father of computer… Read More