Talk:A Beautiful Mind (film)
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Congratulations, this article meets all of the GA criteria. My only suggestion is that, if you wish to improve the article further, then the lead could be expanded and a few more references added. I wish you all the best with your editing... -- Johnfos 05:19, 19 August 2007 (UTC)
This article has been reviewed as part of Wikipedia:WikiProject Good articles/Project quality task force. I believe the article currently meets the criteria and should remain listed as a Good article. The article history has been updated to reflect this review. Lampman (talk) 16:20, 10 May 2009 (UTC)
While there is no such thing as Wheeler-lab there is Lincon-Lab at M.I.T. which focuses only on defence related stuff, and is thus very clearly the inspiration for "Wheeler.Lab". So maybe this should be mentioned in the article- where it curently lastes that there is no such thing as Wheeler-Lab. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 09:02, 9 July 2011 (UTC)
I removed the following paragraph from the historical divergence section, because it is unclear, and the sources need to be clarified. Does anyone have any idea what this is about? ---RepublicanJacobiteTheFortyFive 16:21, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
- During graduate school, it appears in the movie that Nash was averse to game playing, when, in fact, according to Nasar's biography, he spent many hours playing games and even created a new game called "John" or "Nash" (Hex). The game was somewhat similar to Go, but the shape of the squares became hexagons. The game, somewhat in conflict with the movie's mathematical point, was not one in which "nobody wins," but was "a zero-sum two-person game with perfect information in which one player always has a winning strategy" (p. 77).[clarification needed] Though this game was not shown in the film's theatrical cut, a deleted scene shows Nash inventing the game and showing it off to his friends at Princeton.
- Martin Gardner's Mathematical Games column in Scientific American (later collected in book form) covered the invention of Hex by Nash in some detail. It is not very similar to GO, it is a game in which each side attempts to create a connected path form one side of the board to another. One player tries to go from right to left (or east to west), and the other from top to bottom (or north to south). The playing spaces are hexagons rather than squares. One player must win, and indeed it can easily be proven that the first player has a winning strategy, although no one knows what it is (or didn't when I last read up on this, perhaps it has been found). The game was originally called "Nash" or "John", the latter a pun because the hexagonal tiles in the public restrooms at Princeton (and many other places) suggest the playing board for Hex (as it was later known). I don't have sources at hand for this, but it can easily be sourced. Nash was by several accounts an avid player of games. DES (talk) 17:57, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
Proposed merge with A Beautiful Mind (soundtrack)
Not recipient of any Nobel Prize
Nash did not win any Nobel Prize!! it is really annoying how often this wrong information is mentioned in this article. Nash won the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economics, that has been created by the Swedish Bank Sverige Riksbank and is awarded together with the Nobel Prizes. It is however not recognised as a Nobel prize, and btw heavily criticised for misusing Nobels Name. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 09:23, 29 August 2014 (UTC)
- An interesting Wikipedia page is Nobel_Prize_controversies -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 22:00, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Alan Turing house
Is the English-version forbidden is to say that the Alan Turing house is a bit 'lived down'? Watch the actor blondie in the film walking in the barn ! 188.8.131.52 (talk) 21:12, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
While the film's basis is Sylvia Nasar's biography, it does not mention Nash's hallucinations as being antisemitic - as they were - instead substitute it for anti-communistic views. Generally, any mention of criticism on this movie, e.g. that it shows Nash in all too good light and omits any negative facts from his life, falls short. In pages in other languages, the film is reviewed with a lot less bias. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 09:36, 29 August 2014 (UTC)
- Who's to say? The article here read fine to me. -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 21:49, 24 May 2015 (UTC)
Orphaned references in A Beautiful Mind (film)
I check pages listed in Category:Pages with incorrect ref formatting to try to fix reference errors. One of the things I do is look for content for orphaned references in wikilinked articles. I have found content for some of A Beautiful Mind (film)'s orphans, the problem is that I found more than one version. I can't determine which (if any) is correct for this article, so I am asking for a sentient editor to look it over and copy the correct ref content into this article.
Reference named "imdb":
- From The Last Emperor: The Last Emperor IMDb. Retrieved on 22 July 2010
- From Portia de Rossi: A Beautiful Mind on IMDb
- From Richard Attenborough: A Beautiful Mind on IMDb
- From Keanu Reeves: A Beautiful Mind on IMDb
- From List of The Daily Show episodes (2002): "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (TV Series 1996- ) - Episodes - IMDB". imdb.
- From Going My Way: Going My Way
- From Kevin Costner: "The Big Chill (1983)". IMDb.
- From Midnight Cowboy: "IMDB.com: Awards for Midnight Cowboy". imdb.com. Retrieved 2010-03-07.
I apologize if any of the above are effectively identical; I am just a simple computer program, so I can't determine whether minor differences are significant or not. AnomieBOT⚡ 21:03, 29 April 2016 (UTC)