The Imitation Game premieres to rave reviews at the Telluride Film Festival

ImitationThe Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch as cryptographer and computer scientist Alan Turing has had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival.

It has opened to absolutely rave reviews with Benedict’s performance being described as “one of the best performances of the year” with many critics suggesting that the role could see Cumberbatch nominated for an Oscar.

You can read a round up of the reviews from Telluride here.

The Imitation Game screens next at Toronto International Film Festival before being screened at the London Film Festival where it is the opening night gala.

In other news Benedict popped into Madame Tussauds last week to check on the progress of his wax work. You can see photos from his visit in our galleries.

We have also added photos of the posters for Hamlet to the galleries.