The Theory of Everything (James Marsh, 2014). Thinking about the big
stuff (time, the universe, its creation) but operating at the domestic level. Neither
is satisfactorily resolved – making the title seem unearned – but both are given
remarkable and affecting life by Eddie Redmayne, playing the junior scientist with the eccentric exuberance of a young Beatle, and Felicity Jones as the woman who loves him. Actors trump script, easily.