Oscar Nominee Review: ‘The Theory of Everything’

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Director: James Marsh

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis

Plot: This film recounts the life and relationships of acclaimed physicist Professor Stephen Hawking from his time at college through his illness, losing his voice-box and becoming the recognised figure he is today.

Review: Between this and the brilliant The Imitation Game the Oscars seem to be all about the nerds this year. With the ballot set we’re going to take a look at some of the films up for the big award.

Professor Stephen Hawking is a man known to the entire world, even if they only know him as that math guy in the wheelchair. Whether you’re readily familiar with his works or not this movie will offer a new perspective. The main angle is on Hawking’s relationships with the women in his life, but regardless of the angle he’s a fascinating figure. As you have no doubt…

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