• In Tobias Lindholm’s “The Good Nurse,” the sharply-refined lead performances from Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain are so strong that they make viewers forget about a screenplay that doesn’t always live up to their work.

    Written by Krysty Wilson-Cairns (“1917,” “Last Night in Soho”) and based on the book by Charles Graeber, the film focuses on the crimes of Charles Cullen, a nurse who, over the

  • Some critics have faulted as “too good” the new Aaron Sorkin film aired on Netflix after a short theater run. To be sure, it can be considered slick. It’s about the trial of the leaders of the unrest in Chicago during the August 1968 Democratic Party’s convention in Chicago by yippies, hippies, Black Panther and generally unkempt many thousands gathered in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. “Chicago 7” may be “too good” but it is mainly stunningly watchable.

  • "Congratulations to Eddie Redmayne for winning an ‪Oscar‬ for playing me in 'The Theory of Everything' movie. Well done Eddie, I'm very proud of you." Astrophysicist Stephen Hawkings thus congratulated Eddie Redmayne recently. The thirtysomething British actor plays Hawking on-screen in "The theory of everything." And on Sunday, Redmayne earned the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for this performance. Not too shabby

  • Set during the first wave of the bubonic plague in England, “Death” stars Sean Bean (“The Lord of the Rings”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Pillars of the Earth”) as a hired gun and a monk, respectively. The church has hired Bean’s character, Ulric, to journey to a remote village that, rumor has it, has somehow avoided being infected with plague. Church heavies are convinced it’s because the village is run by a witch who raises the dead, and they want Ulric and his band of merry torturers to bring her back alive.