Tag: Eddie Redmayne

Toronto Film Festival Precursor to Oscar Success

Photo courtesy of Siebbi, Flickr Creative Commons The largest film festival in the world, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), kicked off on Thursday with plenty of buzz provided by largely independent productions. The public festival has become one of the most prestigious of its kind and noted as the first […]

Poor Performances Sink Sci-fi Potential

Photo Courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Flickr Creative Commons “Jupiter Ascending” is utterly ridiculous; the story is very elaborate but felt like a rip-off of several other sci-fi films. Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) is a poor Chicagoan maid who lives with her extended Russian family and spends the majority of her […]

Stephen Hawking Biopic Takes Non-conventional Route

Photo Courtesy of Cranberries, Flickr Creative Commons There are generally two ways to make a biopic. The first is the more common practice of the two, making a this-famous-guy-wasn't-the-sunshine-and-rainbows-he-presented-himself-to-be kind of picture (“Jobs,” “Hitchcock,” “The Iron Lady”). The second kind is for the most part only interested in telling the […]