Narrated principally through flashbacks, the story of Citizen Kane is told from the perspective of a newsreel reporter trying to solve the mystery of the newspaper magnate's dying word: "Rosebud." As the film ends, the camera reveals that "Rosebud" is the trade name of the sled on which the eight-year-old Kane was playing on the day that he was taken from his home.
While filming The Imitation Game Benedict Cumberbatch wore dentures that were an exact replica of Alan Turing's 60-year old set of false teeth. "It felt important to Benedict -- no one knows what his teeth looked like," says director Morten Tyldum. "That's how detailed he was."
The Hunger Games takes place in the fictional nation of Panem. The Capitol is the seat of Panem's brutal totalitarian government. Outside of the Capitol, the nation is divided into twelve districts. The Capitol developed the Hunger Games as an annual event to punish the citizens of Panem for their rebellion and to remind them of the consequences of rebelling against the absolute power of the Capitol.
American Hustle is a fictionalized retelling of the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s, a sting in which the FBI, aided by the Justice Department and a convicted con-man, videotaped politicians accepting bribes from a fraudulent Arabian company in return for various political favors.