Friday, 13 February 2015

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Title - The Theory of Everything

Year of release - 2014

UK Classification - 12A

Length - 2 hours 3 minutes

Genre - Biography/Drama

Director - James Marsh

Writer(s) - Anthony McCarten and Jane Hawking

Starring - Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking, Felicity Jones as Jane Hawking, Harry Lloyd as Brian, Alice Orr-Ewing as Diana King and David Thewlis as Dennis Sciama to name a few.

What's it all about? - Follow the romantic and heart breaking of the life of a wonderful and talented mind of Stephen Hawking and his beautiful and caring wife Jane. The film follows the days of when they first met and shows how the fell in love at first sight. Stephen is a very intelligent and care free student who had no expectation of him, however his life was soon to change when he was diagnosed with a fatal illness at only the age of 21. Stephen was given just two years to live. The film shows the strength of love that spurred Stephen on to make the most of his life and devote himself to his science, wife and children. As Stephens condition worsens and takes his body away from him, his mind still soared. The relationship between Stephen and Jane was tested and cracks were developed that paved new courses of life for both. A truly touching story of love.

Is it any good? - The Theory of Everything is my second favourite film of 2014 and deserves to be watched by everyone. The story follows the book written by Jane Hawking and tells a beautiful and romantic story. Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones portray Stephen and Jane with pure class, telling the story with their acting and words. 

Why should I watch it? - To learn more about the life of Stephen Hawking when he met Jane and through the beginnings of his illness is enough to make most people watch however the romantic story is a much watch for everything. 

How do you rate it? - 10/10

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