Out of the frying pan…and into the f i r e .
Any buzz or success this film may have is important because of how unknown this extraordinary man is in comparison to his achievements. He was a war hero, a gay icon, the father of the computer age. There should be statues of him in important parts of London. Yet he, and many thousands of gay men like him, were prosecuted and persecuted in England’s embarrassing and shaming recent history. — Benedict Cumberbatch on The Imitation Game and Alan Turing (x x)
@VeraFarmiga on twitter
—How did he live without her?
He didn’t… he died.
“If five-year-old George could see this, she’d be like ‘oh my god!’. Hopefully I can just snap my fingers and barnyard creatures will come and help me. I think that works now.”
"I love the way dancers express their feelings through movement instead of with words. I would have enjoyed making silent films."
Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart on the set of The African Queen, 1951.
favorite women of film
Artemisia, 300: Rise of an Empire