Tag: david thewlis

Feature, Film Review

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Given his famous ‘robotic’ American voice, it is easy to forget that renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is actually British, not to mention that amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – the disease that put him in a wheelchair – is the inspiration behind one of the biggest global viral campaigns of this […]

Feature, Film Review

The Zero Theorem (2014)

It should be a requirement that in all screenings of Terry Gilliam’s movies, the film in question should be shown two or three times in succession. Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, and now The Zero Theorem: all beg an immediate re-watch to try and catch-up on all things you missed in round one. Gilliam […]

Feature, Film Review

The Zero Theorem (2013)

Director Terry Gilliam brings us another visual feast set in the future and thankfully goes back to his roots. Featuring a multitude of great actors, The Zero Theorem has the fantastic Christoph Waltz at its centre as eccentric recluse Qohen Leth. Leth is a number cruncher, or more accurately an […]

Feature, Film Review

War Horse (2011)

When people saw the first trailer of Steven Spielberg’s follow-up to his 3D performance capture adventure Tintin, many claimed that War Horse was going to be a vomit-inducing sentimental tale of a boy and his horse. However, for those who are familiar with Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 children’s novel of the […]

Feature, Spotlight

Potty About Potter

A creation that has as much magic in the backstory behind it as it does on the page and on the screen, young Harry Potter was brought to life by J. K. Rowling in the wonderful city of Edinburgh while the woman struggled to cope with life as an unemployed, […]

DVD Review

Resurrected (1989)

Based on quite an extraordinary true story (just google “Philip Williams Falklands” to find out more), Resurrected is far from a perfect film but it’s a quietly powerful one and launched the film careers of both Paul Greengrass and David Thewlis, with both having been involved in numerous TV projects […]