Tag Archives: A.O. Scott

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is lovely to look at, features two excellent performances and several good ones, and is something of a mess. That’s not all the film’s fault, as Alan Turing’s life doesn’t fall easily into a three-act structure. Turing … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts and Two Laments: Philip Seymour Hoffman and “Alone Yet Not Alone”

Philip Seymour Hoffman I awoke Sunday morning happy to be a Rochesterian. Our own Renee Fleming was going to be singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, and we were all basking in that reflected glory. Then the news … Continue reading

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