Charles Darwin struggles to get the balance right
Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly and Ian Kelly
Directed by Jon Amiel

He brought us the theory of evolution but director Jon Amiel’s take on Charles Darwin doesn’t evolve into much. “Creation” stars Paul Bettany, complete with receding hairline, as the author of “Origin of a Species,” a reclusive man struggling to write the book that so defines us all. He grapples with the idea of “ridding the world of God” as one colleague puts it, as well as with the balance ... more >