Tag: Computer Chess

Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin

The Best Films of 2014

  Of the 350+ films I saw this year, these are the best ones. Some of them were released last year and I’ve been a bit slow getting round to them. Some of them were released even longer ago. The criteria are – I watched them in 2014 and I liked

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Patrick Riester in Computer Chess

Computer Chess

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     9 March   Bobby Fischer born, 1943 On this day in 1943, the future chess grandmaster Robert James Fischer was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The son of a communist teacher and of either the

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Alexandra Holden, Lake Bell and Fred Melamed in In a World

20 January 2014-01-20

   In A World (Sony, cert 15, DVD) Writer/director/producer/star Lake Bell’s debut takes a real life event – the death of voiceover king Don La Fontaine (the guy whose every trailer started “In a world…”) – and builds an almost Woody Allen-ish comedic story around it, about the pretenders jostling

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