This one means well, a kiss-of-death review if there ever was one. show more
It's impossible to say who's more unhinged: Darwin, caught between faith and reason, or the filmmakers. show more
Jon Amiel's moody, and strangely moving, vignette of the naturalist is something else entirely. It is more about Darwin, father and husband, than Darwin the scientist. show more
I was mesmerized!!! Beautifully done!
Snow bunny. Have you ever heard the expression, "sign of the times." Virtually all white men of his day, including scientists, and CLERGY, did not under stand the concepts of Cultural Anthropology. Thankfully, his scientific endeavors forged a path to see the dawn of a new science called, "cultural anthropology. I see Darwin and one of the founding fathers of such enlightenment. Too bad you have such a critical view. Maybe you can consider how he saw the humanity in the orangutan, as proof that you were wrong. Bethh333
My question is Why would anyone want to watch a movie about a man who was openly RACIST? Did you read what Darwin himself said in his writing "The Descent of Man"? "At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate,ï»¿ and replace the savage races throughout the world." Given our country's history with racism, why would we promote a movie that praises such a m