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The Theory of Everything
Director: James MarshStarring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity JonesCertificate: 12ARunning time: 123 minsUK release date: 1 January 2015 This film’s ambition – to deliver a caricature-free biopic of one of the most recognisable intellectuals of the modern age – is matched in audacity by some of its finer details. A twee but earnest set-piece in which Professor Stephen Hawking and his ex-wife are received by Queen Elizabeth; the casting of an actress as fine as Emily Watson (now...
The Immortalists
From the 58th BFI London Film Festival programme.Directors: Jason Sussberg and David AlvaradoStarring: Aubrey de Grey, William AndrewsRunning time: 80 mins‘If, at the age of 25, you could take a pill that meant that after that you never aged, would you do it?’ This was the question posed by the directors of The Immortalists (Jason Sussberg and David Alvarado) to those attending its premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. And by ‘never’ they meant just that – not...
Director: Bryan SingerStarring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellenCertificate: 12ARunning time: 131 minsUK release date: 22 May 2014 All people, whether they be homo sapiens or homo superiors, have a decision to make at some point. Do you go with the guy who tells you that your gifts are for the service of all humankind, or do you follow the Übermensch leader who tells you to use your power to dominate the world? This scenario,...

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