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James Marsh

The Theory of Everything (2014)

The Theory of Everything is certainly not an art film. If one blinks through one's tears and awe, it's probably not even one of the best movies of the year. But it is surely destined to be one of the best remembered, and most loved. It's…

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…

James Marsh live Q&A on twitter

Oscar-winning director James Marsh (Man on Wire, Project Nim) will be undertaking a live twitter event next Tuesday (28th August) ahead of the release of his first feature film, Shadow Dancer, next week. He'll be holding the live Q&A…

Project Nim (2011)

2011 really was the year of the documentary, with the release of superb documentaries such as Senna (2010), Tabloid (2010) and Dreams of a Life (2011). So I was intrigued to see another documentary released this year, Project Nim, which…

Project Nim (2011)

While everyone will go and see the big-budget blockbuster reboot (or whatever you want to call it) Rise of the Planet of the Apes in which apes… will rise, there is a documentary that people need to check out. Although Rise takes a…

Project Nim (2011)

Arriving conveniently the same weekend as Rise of the Planet of the Apes (a film with a strong social warning about our inherent desire to advance scientifically with little regard for the natural repercussions) Project Nim successfully…