The famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has never had small ideas or small ambitions, least of all his audacious youthful quest to find a “theory of everything” — one that would explain the entire universe in one simple equation.
As the Disney-Marvel mash-up “Big Hero 6” moves toward its big-action finale, the images will look strikingly familiar. A supervillain wreaks havoc. A portal to another dimension looms. A showdown goes airborne over a metropolis.
Now that the 2014 Savannah Film Festival has finally come to a close, I can safely say that (to my taste, at least) it boasted one of the more unique and enjoyable schedules of features and shorts in the recent history of this beloved local annual institution.
Again teamed with Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman stars as an amnesia victim whose brain resets back to 13 years ago after each night’s slumber in the decidedly average psychological thriller “Before I Go to Sleep.”