An intriguing tale of Stephen Hawking’s life that concentrates more on his relationships than his work on the cosmos.
It is very well written and surprisingly humorous, although there are periods near the end where your interest fades a bit.
It may be boring to agree with everyone else but what makes the whole film is Eddie Redmayne’s performance, he is simply fantastic and thoroughly deserving of the Oscar.
Verdict: An average film that is taken to the next level by Eddie Redmayne’s captivating portrayal of Stephen Hawkings.
- Eddie Redmayne's performance