Tag Archives: Eddie Redmayne

Cinema Review – The Danish Girl

In Denmark of the 1920s and 1930s, after being asked to model for his painter wife in women’s stockings and shoes, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) discovers something that was almost missing from his life. Creating the alter ego Lili, Einar begins to dress and live more and more as a woman, but struggles with the emotional and physical implications of realising he is no longer comfortable as a man until he finds a doctor who will carry out groundbreaking and dangerous surgery. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jupiter Ascending

Having been born on a ship in international waters, after her father was killed in a robbery gone wrong, Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) considers herself an illegal alien. Living in Chicago and cleaning houses for a living, Jupiter’s life changes when she is targeted by aliens bent on murder. Rescued by Caine (Channing Tatum), a genetically engineered warrior, Jupiter is taken out of her world and learns her true genetic heritage; heir to Earth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Theory of Everything

Stephen Hawking has changed the way we look at the night sky, and this week Eddie Redmayne takes on the role of the famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist in a film that takes a look at the man behind the theories. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Les Misérables

Based on the phenomenally successful stage show – which was based on the book by Victor Hugo – Les Misérables is the story of convicted criminal Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) who, when released on parole, reinvents himself as a totally new man. Set against the backdrop of the 1832 Paris Uprising, the story follows Valjean and the people whose lives he touches in his quest to overcome his past. Continue reading

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