Today is Nikola Tesla’s birthday, and with a film about him due out next month (starring Ethan Hawke), we’ve decided to dedicate this week’s Streaming Spotlight to inventors in the movies. If you loved the bizarre creations of one of The Goonies’ young heroes, laughed at the gadgets produced by Billy’s dad in Gremlins or thrilled at Doc’s inventions in Back To The Future – if you’re a Tony Stark fan jonesing for more Iron Man or you’ve admired Hank and Professor X’s work in X-Men – then these seven films, all available to stream online, will make your week complete.
The Prestige - Amazon Prime
If there’s one actor who has set the bar for Hawke with his portrayal of Nikola Tesla, it’s David Bowie. Brief though his appearance in Christopher Nolan’s thriller may be,