In the political thriller KILL THE MESSENGER, director Michael Cuesta tells a personal tale that becomes accidently plugged into electrifying events of recent American history. It seems a perfect mix for a director who’s created intimate dramas of growing up as well as directing the spy serial Homeland.
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING shows what love can do, as Jane Hawking’s love for her husband Stephen gave him the strength to go on and change our understanding of, well, everything. We look at seven other couples whose love helped make history.
Cinematographer Sean Bobbitt worked with director Michael Cuesta to give KILL THE MESSENGER a unique look. We showcase five other films he’s shot to see what makes him so exceptional.
In KILL THE MESSENGER, Rosemarie DeWitt plays the wife of a reporter, whose career turns his family life upside down. As usual, DeWitt brings a quiet intelligence and caring soul to the part.
In KILL THE MESSENGER, Jeremy Renner uncovers a story that no one can believe is true. We celebrate this exciting tale by remembering six other amazing films that report on journalism.
KILL THE MESSENGER recounts how one reporter uncovered a national secret that no one believed could be true. We look at six other unbelievable-but-true conspiracies.
Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation’s streets…and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING tells the incredible story of how Jane Hawking helped Stephen Hawking realize his destiny, despite overwhelming physical odds. We look at six other films – and award winning performances – about overcoming adversity.
From playing serial killers to super heroes, Jeremy Renner brings out the complex truth about the characters he plays, a skill he demonstrates powerfully in KILL THE MESSENGER.
From TV to rap, opera to video games, Stephen Hawking reappears over and over again, a figure of brilliance, determination, inspiration and, occasionally, wicked wit.
From playing young witches to beloved literary characters to complex women, British actress Felicity Jones seems to surprise audiences with each new role. In THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, she plays her most remarkable character to date.
From the start, whether playing social misfits, American teens or Elizabethan nobility, Eddie Redmayne has shown a chameleon-like talent of transforming into the characters he plays. In THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, he marshals all his skill to capture the heart of one of the world’s great minds, Stephen Hawking.
In WISH I WAS HERE, Ashley Greene plays someone who reveals who she really is by dressing up as a character, a fitting part for some who developed as a character in one of the most successful sagas of all time.