[ExI] turing movie
kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 17:32:50 UTC 2014
On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 10:40 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 5:09 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> > > Hollyweird had a wonderful opportunity here, with this historical
> narrative. They can take the actual truth, a most compelling story, where
> the enigma machine was cracked by mathematical technology, use the actual
> facts, no real embellishment. They get a gay character for free, no need
> to write one
> in with the often-clumsy way moviemakers do
> Yes but I hope the moviemakers realize that the most interesting thing
> about Turing wasn't that he was gay, lots of people are gay, it's that he
> was a genius, and lots of people aren't geniuses .
But the fact that he was gay will undoubtedly play a major roll in the
movie. It is a keystone to the Hollywood agenda, so it's unavoidable.
Not to say that I have anything against that part of the Hollywood agenda.
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