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    'The Imitation Game' Takes the Toronto People's Choice Award, Forerunner to Oscars (INTERVIEW VIDEO)

    The audience award-winner at the Toronto International Film Festival is often the best Picture Oscar winner as well. This year, "The Imitation Game" won the People's Choice Award won last year by "12 Years a Slave," and in prior years by several films directed by Brits, "The King's Speech," "Slumdog...

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    Eight Reasons Why 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything' Are Oscar Rivals

    How many British biopics will fit into this year's Oscar race? The Toronto Film Festival revealed not only Benedict Cumberbatch as World War II codebreaker Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game," but Eddie Redmayne as cosmologist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." (Oddly, Cumberbatch played...

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    Telluride Review: 'The Imitation Game' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley And More

    In 1941, brilliant Cambridge mathematician Alan Turing was hired by the British military to break an infamous and seemingly unbreakable Nazi code called Enigma. Leading a group of misfit cryptanalysts, logicians and wunderkind minds, Turing directed the operation of code breakers to crack Enigma and...

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    Kevin Smith Reveals 'Tusk' First Part Of Loose Trilogy & 'Imitation Game' Director Morten Tyldum Sets 'Chain Of Events'

    After a brief time where it seems he lost his moviemaking mojo, Kevin Smith is back and working at a more furious pace than ever. Rather like a hockey jersey festooned James Franco, Smith has several irons in the fire at once with podcasts, TV shows and books, amounting to a mini-media empire. Now, ...

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    Oscar-Hopeful 'The Imitation Game' with Benedict Cumberbatch Will Open BFI London Film Festival

    Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, "The Imitation Game" has been slated to open the 58th BFI London Film Festival. The showing will be the European Premiere of the film.

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    Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch Breaks The Code In First Trailer For 'The Imitation Game'

    We may be in the sticky heat of July, but eyes are already turned to the awards season. Tomorrow, the Toronto International Film Festival will be unveiling the first titles of their slate, and it will be an interesting window into what the studios will be trotting out as their contenders. And one th...

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    Universal Looking At Other Directors For 'The Snowman' Due To Martin Scorsese's Busy Schedule

    So just how busy is Martin Scorsese at any given moment? Well, here's a taste: he's currently in post-production on his next feature, "The Wolf Of Wall Street," he's producing a documentary about the late Roger Ebert, working on a movie project about the New York Review Of Books, developing a TV ser...

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    On The Rise: 12 Directors To Watch In 2013

    So far in our On The Rise series this year, we've looked at talent on the ascension in front of the camera, with a cluster of actors and actresses who look set for great things. We've also highlighted promising cinematographers, writers and composers who've already proven their worth, and look like ...

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    Benedict Cumberbatch Circling Role Of Alan Turing In Black-Listed Biopic 'The Imitation Game'

    It seems like Benedict Cumberbatch is starting to get a taste for biopics of socially awkward computer geniuses who change the world. The "Sherlock" star is currently filming "The Fifth Estate," in which he's playing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and now he's lining up another hot role, in the s...

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    Headhunters—movie review

    I can’t remember the last time a movie surprised me as much as 'Headhunters': not just its story twists and turns, which are considerable, but its continual stripping of character veneer and overall audaciousness left me breathless.

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