It took one social setback for the world to turn their backs against a person. Who had just won them the war against the Nazis in 1939. The highly intelligent Mathematician was nothing more than a disgrace to the Britishers when he comes out as gay later in the years. Turing’s dedication to crack the Enigma code and going on to build a machine deciphering them is a great contribution to the M16, very easily forgotten though.
The audience will agree to the mixed emotions of awe, abstractness, and pity that evolves while watching the Imitation Game. It covers the essence of the individual intelligent being and what price comes off his quality as a mind like that doesn’t deserve to be and live ordinary! Ahead in the article are some movies one would like to watch if Imitation Game has been a conscious choice:
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Another terrifying yet heartwarming cinematic experience would be 2001. A movie named “A Beautiful Mind” starring Russel Crow. He took up the role of mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics and Abel Prize winner. Viewers experience a struggle between the perks and boons of the mind. Which won him awards at the same time got him into a severe schizophrenic condition through half of his life journey! A battle fought and won alone even though a lover decides to dedicate herself through the tiresome and intriguing journey truly.
The Theory Of Everything (2014)
Eddie Redmayne enacts the most challenging role of all times! Stuck in the loop of time Stephen Hawkings was physically a slave to his motor neurone disease. Sitting inclined to a side in a wheelchair, we see Hawkings extract the most crucial theories of the world like Big Bang and A Brief History Of Time. He is highly read and followed today, and so is his not so exciting and happy journey of life. One cannot ignore to acknowledge Jane Hawkings’ sacrifices as a lover and wife. While her areas of interest differed from Stephen, she never gave up on the love and togetherness for a very long time in their lives. It is instead a conflict between practicality and belief by all means.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Self-shielding and scars from the past often lead to a person disrupt. The beautiful things in life and incline themselves to a more practical aspect for a living, however meaningless it would be. Unlike the above mentioned two movies, Good Will Hunting is a story about Will Hunting enacted by Matt Damon. The latter, due to his past experiences and defeats, has stopped believing in love and belongingness. The movie explores the individual growth occurring through the relationship between Will and his psychologist Dr Sean Maguire. The depth and Turning of events cause the audience to see life from a different perspective!
Enigma, 2001 film, as the name suggests is another presentation of the second world war crisis faced by Britain with their unsuccessful attempts to break the enigma code. In this movie, the identity of Turning is hidden because of his homosexuality revealed before. We instead have another fictional name who was the face of Alan Turing breaking the Enigma code and winning the Britishers a war. The fake name replacing Turing is Tom Jericho which is play by Dougray Scott.
I.Q., more of a romantic comedy is the struggle and war between intelligence, privilege, and genuine love. We see how Einstien, the uncle to Catherine who wants to get married to someone just because of his intelligence so that she could have high I.Q. Kids with him. He makes her realize her potential and her position, which is much more than this mere robotic responsibility. Finally, Catherine looks into the wise words provides=d by her uncle and realizes her love for Ed.
The following list of movies could be an excellent choice for this unending lockdown. Follow PCT for more exciting movie choices; one will always know what to watch!