Review: The Theory Of Everything (2014)

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/924/13942284/files/2015/01/img_0109.jpg The love life of famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is the focus of The Theory Of Everything, a warm and beautifully acted, yet unfortunately dilute biopic. In the 1960s, Stephen (Eddie Redmayne) meets and falls in love with arts student Jane (Felicity Jones). Over the marriage that follows, both Stephen and Jane must deal with Stephen’s increasing disability while trying to hold onto a semblance of normality. Continue reading “Review: The Theory Of Everything (2014)”

Review: Project Nim (2011)

After the extraordinary success of Man on Wire, Academy Award winning director James Marsh returns to documentary filmmaking with Project Nim: an insightful account of a chimpanzee’s experimental life in the 1970′s.

In more depth, Project Nim documents the life of Nim Chimpsky: a chimpanzee taken from his mother shortly after birth by one Continue reading “Review: Project Nim (2011)”