The Theory of Everything (2014)

Stephen Hawking is the perfect movie subject. He’s a world-famous physicist. He’s charming and funny. And he defied the odds to turn his motor neurone disease diagnosis – and the accompanying average life expectancy of two years – into fifty years of success. That probably explains why The Theory of Everything is, by my count,…

Luke Bracey and Liano Liberato in The Best of Me (2014)

The Best of Me (2014)

So I saw my first Nicholas Sparks movie and … I didn’t hate it? Maybe the two glasses of wine beforehand affected my judgment, as I can hardly defend the film from an “objective” perspective. It’s riddled with problems, including: The casting of Luke Bracey as the teenage version of James Marsden; not only does…