Saturday, August 19, 2017

Genius

Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017

Kenneth Biller, showrunner and executive producer of Genius (National Geographic Channel)--which is in the running for 10 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series--observed that properly telling the story of Albert Einstein, while a daunting task, was ultimately a gratifying...

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

The unparalleled brilliance and puckish wit? Check. The trademark wild mop of hair? Check. The marital infidelity and free-wheeling sex?

Yes, check again for Albert Einstein, who in National Geographic's miniseries "Genius" comes across as a full-blooded, hot-blooded figure who lived by...

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Over the years Oscar-winning (A Beautiful Mind) director Ron Howard has been “disappointed by movie scripts” he’s read about Albert Einstein--perhaps in part because in a two-hour or so time frame they couldn’t capture or do proper justice to the full story of the iconic genius. Still,...

Monday, Jun. 6, 2016

Michael Grandage, the noted theater director, has made his first movie. And it's about another world of the arts entirely — books.

"Genius" is a biopic about literary editor Max Perkins and his client Thomas Wolfe, who wrote "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River." The...