Secrets galore in 'Imitation Game'

November 25, 2014 10:23 PM

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World War II, for those a little rusty on their history, wasn't won by Brad Pitt or General Patton or Captain America. It was won by a bunch of nerds led by a socially inept, puzzle-obsessed mathematical genius who also happened to be homosexual at a time when homosexuality was illegal in Great Britain.

Their work, breaking enemy codes, was "Ultra" secret, the ultimate secret of the war. Ironically, it was entrusted to a man who was already quite accomplished at keeping secrets in his personal life.

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