This biopic of Charles Darwin gives a nice portrait of his personal life, but doesn’t adequately explore the origin of his ideas—and pits science and religion against one another.
The First Grader
Based on a true story, an 84-year-old Kenyan man seeks an elementary education.
It's a fairly standard, mildly entertaining sports movie that led me to spend a few minutes on Wikipedia reading about Formula One racing.
The Wind Rises
Miyazaki's farewell film is above all an elegy for the impermanence of beauty, art, love, and ultimately life itself.
The Imitation Game
Benedict Cumberbatch makes even the invention of the computer into compelling cinema.