The Theory of Everything (****1/2) is a sweet tale about what love can create

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

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Manhunter vs. Red Dragon: Mann vs Ratner

Manhunter - 1986 Red Dragon - 2002  Manhunter                                                                                               … Continue reading Manhunter vs. Red Dragon: Mann vs Ratner

Belle (****) is a beautiful complicated being

Belle - 2013 Director Amma Asante Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson, Penelope Wilton, Sam Reid, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Tom Felton, James Norton Screenplay Misan Segay and Asante Belle has a premise quite unlike any I have seen.  This is not to say that there are no films that have covered the idea of race, freedom and proper British society … Continue reading Belle (****) is a beautiful complicated being

The Book Thief: My ghost is still with you

The Book Thief - 2013 Director Brian Percival Actors Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nélisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, Roger Allam, Barbara Auer Writer Michael Petroni based on the novel by Markus Zusak Narrator: One small fact: you are going to die. Despite every effort, no one lives forever. Sorry to be such a spoiler. My advice is when the time comes, … Continue reading The Book Thief: My ghost is still with you