Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander Running Time: 119 minutes
Occasionally, you just have to accept that certain things just aren’t for you, no matter how many acclaimed they are, no matter how many times their virtues are extolled in your general direction. With The Danish Girl, I think it’s time for me to accept that the acting of Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne is just not for me. Since the film is essentially a hook to attach to the Oscar-bait that is Redmayne, Lili Elbe, one of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery. is shown to us with his full bag of capital-A Acting tricks, with no tic or titter left unbroadly played.