The computer has a central place in our lives. From the smartphone that we use every day to the laptops with which we spend our working days. We use technology for absolutely everything! During the month of October, the computer and the optimal use of all digital technologies are in the spotlight. Here is a selection of the best 5 films in which technology is given a very nice place. You can then watch them all at American Netflix.
The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game. Biography, Drama
Director: Morten Tyldum
With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley
In this 2014 film we return to the earliest beginnings of the computer. The story is set during World War II when Alan Turning takes on the challenge of breaking the Enigma code with the help of other mathematicians. Enjoy the fantastic topcast for 114 minutes (including Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightly) and a very strong story.
Director: Spike Jonze
With: Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara
For readers who have not yet seen the beautiful film “Her”, we would rather not explain the role of the computer in this story. What can we already say? It is a fantastic film. A story that you drag along afterwards will not let go! Viewers will totally be excited about this combination of drama, romance and science fiction.
Ex Machina. Science Fiction, Drama, Romantic
Director: Alex Garland
With: Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander
Programming and experimentation are central to Ex Machina. These films even won an oscar, won 70 other prizes and was nominated 153 times. A real winner!
Hidden Figures. Drama
Director: Theodore Melfi
With: Kirsten Dunst, Kevin Costner, Taraji P. Henson
Hidden figures is about female mathematicians, then also called human computers, who played an incredibly important role at NASA. Enjoy the beautiful acting of Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe and get to know the original IBM Computer.
The Social Network
The Social Network. Drama
Director: David Fincher
With: Jesse Eisenberg, Rashida Jones, Justin Timberlake
Facebook is almost indispensable in nobody’s life today. Discover the origins of this powerful social network in The Social Network, a dramatic biography that won three oscars.