Before we go any further, I have to say this: I love this movie.
The Theory of Everything - 2014 Director James Marsh Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis Screenplay by Anthony McCarten based on the book Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen by Jane Wilde Hawking To see The Theory of Everything is to see glimpses of brilliance, and the kind-hearted woman he loves. We … Continue reading The Theory of Everything (****1/2) is a sweet tale about what love can create
Jupiter Ascending - 2015 Written and Directed by The Wachowskis Starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Maria Boyle Kennedy, James D'Arcy, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Jupiter Jones (Kunis) is the daughter of a broken young Russian couple. When her father is killed while she is in the womb, her mother journeys with the rest of the family … Continue reading Jupiter Ascending (**): Plateaus quickly, then sinks under its own insignificance
Les Miserables - 2012 Director Tom Hooper Starring Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Isabelle Allen, Daniel Hufflestone, Colm Wilkinson, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen Screenplay by William Nicholson, Alan Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Herbert Kretzmer based on the play by Boublil and Schönberg Random thoughts about a musical: Anytime I am discussing this with … Continue reading Les Miserables thoughts of a not so miserable viewer