This month, Chapel Cinema has teamed up with Code Club, a nationwide network of free volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged 9-11. Together they have curated an almighty list of films that pay homage to the computer. If you want to find out more about Code Club’s fantastic project, please click here.
High school student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) unwittingly hacks into a military supercomputer while searching for new video games. After starting a game of Global Thermonuclear War, Lightman leads the supercomputer to activate the nation's nuclear arsenal in response to his simulated threat as the Soviet Union. Once the clueless hacker comes to his senses, Lightman, with help from his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy), must find a way to alert the authorities to stop the onset of World War III.