The Imitation Game is making a lot of Oscar 2015 buzz for different categories. The biopic starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the World War II code breaker, Alan Turing is creating a lot of Oscar buzz for 2015. Alan Turing cracked the code of a legendarily impenetrable German war cryptographic machine called Enigma.
Adapted in large part from the 1983 biography "Alan Turing: The Enigma" by Andrew Hodges, the film starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing shows the life and struggles of the British mathematician.
The Imitation Game is getting a lot of accolades in different sectors. Be it for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress or Best Director to name a few, The Imitation Game has been making news for all the good reasons. Benedict Cumberbatch has been getting accolades since the movie premiered at Telluride Film Festival.
The historical thriller drama had its world premiere at the 41st Telluride Film Festival in August, it also featured at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in September where it won "People's Choice Award for Best Film," the highest award of the festival.
Benedict recently won Best Actor award at Hollywood Film Awards 2014 which has made him one of the strongest contenders at Oscars 2015 for Best Actor. The Imitation Game grabbed four wins including best actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and director for Morten Tyldem at HFA which made it lead the evening along side Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike starrer thriller film, Gone Girl.
As the movie is making a lot of Oscar buzz, here are some of the Oscars wins The Imitation Game must win.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in this biopic has been getting many accolades. He even started winning awards for his performance. Benedict is doubtlessly one of the strongest contenders for Oscar 2015 Best Actor category.
Best Supporting Actress
Keira Knightley who plays Joan Clarkes won Best Supporting Actress at HFA a few weeks back. Keira Knightley is creating a lot of Oscar buzz for this category after her performance in The Imitation Game won the critics.
Morten Tyldum won the Best Director award at Hollywood Film Awards 2014. He is also garnering a lot of Oscar buzz.
Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
The Imitation Game's screenplay is written by Graham Moore, based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.
Set during the darkest days of World War II, the movie is said to be the Best British Film of the Year. Recently, "The Imitation Game" (The Weinstein Company) has been honored with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization, Heartland Film.