The Theory of Everything

I watched this flick last night instead of going to the gym. But I plan to make up for the lost workout in this week. 

The movie was nominated for Golden Globes and is a front runner at the Oscars. It is about Stephen Hawking and his ex wife Jane Hawking. The script is based on her book Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen (I have bookmarked it and will pick it up after am done with the current stock). 

It stars Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones as Jane Hawking. It traces the time Jane and Stephen meet in college and then get married despite his diagnosis of motor neuron disease and doctors giving him only 2 years to live. The couple goes through ups and downs, have 3 kids and throughout Jane is extremely loving and strong. Even though she falls in love with Jonathan (Charlie Cox) she does not have an affair with him and stays with Stephen. While Stephen falls in love with Elaine (Maxine Peake) their helper. They divorce on good terms and marry their respective lovers.

I am not getting into the work of Stephen- the physicist because we all know about it. We know he came up with the theory on how the world was created, his book 'A brief history of time', how he is in a wheelchair and cannot speak or move.
This movie could have been depressing and boring like the regular Oscar winners but instead it is inspiring without resorting to cliches. 
I mean, here is a man who cannot speak, move or even eat properly. He only has his brain and uses it to the fullest. While we complain about the littlest things. It's one thing to vaguely know about this man and quite another to watch a movie about him. I really, really, really liked it. 

Go watch it people. 
It's effect on me? I woke up at 6 am and went to the gym. That is something I have been 'trying' to do for atleast a month now. 


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