[Update 2-11-2014 My correspondents in Berlin tell me that Harvey and Bob Weinstein are on the very top level of the Hilton .... whereas my correspondents are forced to endure on the lower levels. More news as we have it from Berlin]
Now Hollywood has discovered Alan Turing.
Serendipitously coming across an important Internet-based Hollywood journal, Deadline Hollywood, it is jam-packed with important and exciting news from the glamourous and rewarding entertainment industry. I realized as I read this drivel that I was falling deeper and deeper under its spell with important news about at least two different 3D animated films I knew nothing about, not to mention the new "Dreamworks Press" which is to market in print the "Dreamworks Classics". Classics? Already? How old does it have to be to be a classic? Does 10 years old make something a classic? Are there standards for such things?
It was an amazing tragedy and Great Britain has formally apologized for their scandalous behavior with a pardon from the Queen and a formal apology from the Prime Minister. Better late than never, I suppose. (A BBC article on the pardon is here)
"The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis" can be found at the following URL:
The Imitation Game (2014) on IMDB
A Beautiful Mind (2001) on IMDB
Pi (1998) on IMDB
The Berlinale Web Site
1. Of course 7 million dollars seems a little low in the context of a Facebook valued at over 100 billion.