Empire Article: Married Couples On Film
The husband and wife teams that lit up the screen
This week sees husband and wife Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly play, well, husband and wife in Creation, as Charles Darwin and his missus Emma. We were inspired to consider cinema’s other marital pairings and see how their real-life chemistry translated to the screen.
ShortList Article: Exclusive Clip
For most of us, fame is fleeting. Sure, we’ve all stood behind a news presenter, waved at the camera and then rang everyone we knew to tell them, “Look! I’m on the news!” But few of us have done anything that will endure long after we’ve gone – bar any serial killers who may be reading this. Charles Darwin, on the other hand…
Film Article: Top 10 Biopics
To celebrate the release of ‘Creation’ (25th Sept), we take a look at the top ten biopic films…
Los Angeles Times article
‘Creation’ tells of Charles Darwin’s war between science and love. The evolutionist’s wife, Emma, embraced her faith to the point that she believed her husband shouldn’t publish his theories.
CREATION will open this year’s 34th Toronto International Film Festival on September 10th.
“By telling a story on many levels, weaving scenes from past and present, this depiction of Darwin promises to deeply move audiences…”, festival co-director Cameron Bailey.
Read the full article at Hollywood Reporter
“This intimate look at Darwin puts a human face on a man whose theory remains controversial to this day,” said Toronto fest director and CEO Piers Handling, adding that this year marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth.
Read the full article at Variety
Randal Keynes Sets Sail
2009 also marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of both the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Foundation. On Saturday the 24th of October 2009, the MV Eclipse will set sail on the official CDF and GCT Anniversary Fundraising cruise, offering a number of remarkable, tailor-made features and insights, not available on any standard departure.
Randal Keynes, Darwin’s great, great grandson, will join them as a guest on board this special cruise. Randal, who has dedicated a lifetime to studying Darwin and boasts a treasure chest of information and anecdotes about his famous relative will form an integral part of this educational and enlightening experience through his on-board lectures and participation in the daily land visits made by the MV Eclipse during her 7 night voyage through the archipelago.
Visit the Charles Darwin Foundation website to find out more.