CAST: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney DIRECTOR: Michael Grandage CAPTIONED ON WEDNESDAYS
From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter JOHN LOGAN (Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo, Skyfall) and acclaimed, Tony Award-winning director MICHAEL GRANDAGE in his feature film debut, comes Genius, a stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between the world-renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe. Based on the biography "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius" by A. SCOTT BERG, Genius stars COLIN FIRTH as Perkins, JUDE LAW as Wolfe, NICOLE KIDMAN as Aline Bernstein, a costume designer sharing a tumultuous relationship with Wolfe, LAURA LINNEY as Louise Perkins, Max's wife and a talented playwright, GUY PEARCE as F. Scott Fitzgerald and DOMINIC WEST as Ernest Hemingway.
"Genius" deals with the creative ego, its trappings and the need everyone has for an editor.Adam Graham, Detroit News
The film is a captivating example of superb acting and writing, not to be missed by serious cinephiles.David Kaplan, Kaplan vs. Kaplan