Period film: The Theory of Everything

Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones) is a student at Cambridge in the 1960s, studying literature. One day, at a party, she meets Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) – a student of science with a world view completely different from her own. Jane and Stephen fall into an hours-long conversation, and leave the party with a new-found affection for one another. Their relationship grows, and they fall in … Continue reading Period film: The Theory of Everything

Moulin Rouge (1952)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Jose Ferrer) is a painter living in Paris. Originally born into a family of the French court, Henri moved away from his family in an attempt to find happiness. His legs were badly deformed by a fall in childhood, causing him to have a short stature. His height has been the source of much discrimination by fellow members of the court. Living … Continue reading Moulin Rouge (1952)