Here's the first image of Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing via the Wrap. The movie is currently in post production in the U.K. It isn't clear when it'll hit theaters just yet, but it stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode and Mark Strong.
Turing is an important figure in the invention of modern computing. He worked on code-breaking efforts during World War II. He was also convicted for "gross indecency" in 1952, which is code for homosexuality. He was forced into hormone treatments and he committed suicide two years later.
Ah, summertime. The kids are finally out of school and in their summer camp making crafts for the day. Your work here is done, and now it's a moment to relax and have some precious me time. Make yourself some ice tea, put the snacks close at hand, and get ready to enjoy one of life's great guilty pleasures: a full-on, unapologetic chick flick. Read more
There are few more dramatic places to find yourself than round a poker table when a high stakes game is reaching its conclusion. Every turn of a card could mean a shifting in fortunes and you can cut the tension with a knife. But for the eventual winner there’s an unbeatable feeling of euphoria, not just for the money being won but for the fact that opponents have been vanquished. Read more
It’s hard to find a person who didn’t like 2012’s Dredd, a film that stands alongside RoboCop as the ultra-violent, dystopic film fans needed at the time, but a sequel to the movie hasn’t been forthcoming; in fact, over the past few years, the likelihood of a second outing for Olivia Thirlby and Karl Urban’s chin has hovered around zero. Read more