I measure transatlantic flights in movies watched. Yesterday’s journey from London to Seattle was four movies long.
- The Imitation Game: a necessarily fictionalised account of Turing’s life (one of the gotchas about top-secret work is that it’s, well, secret). But couldn’t Tommy Flowers have been given at least a walk-on part?
- Fury: Brad Pitt plays Lee Marvin in a war story told through the eyes of the naive rookie as seen in The Big Red One and Saving Private Ryan.
- Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part One: The Hungering.
- Paddington: just right for the end of a flight.