Articles tagged andrea arnold, michael fassbender, fish tank

Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin Team Up to Tell the Tale of Steve Jobs

Not but two years after the Jobs biopic, director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin take up the task of depicting the innovator's life, with Michael Fassbender stepping into the Apple guru's shoes.

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10 Oct 2011 // 7:05 AM

‘A Dangerous Method’ Trailer (David Cronenberg, 2011)

Adapted for the screen by Christopher Hampton from his own 2002 play The Talking Cure, David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method immerses the viewer in early 2

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All the Better for All the Fassbending Going on: ‘X-Men: First Class’

With so many characters shoved in, it's no surprise that only a select few have any emotional lift. That said, the ones that do -- especially the ones played by Michael Fassbender -- prove to be powerfully intriguing.

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This ‘Fish Tank’ Is a Harsh Place

Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes, Fish Tank is a stunning rites of passage story, written and directed by the Oscar-winning filmmaker of Red

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‘Hunger’ director explores Maze Prison hunger strike of ‘81

When he was 11, living with his mother in a West London flat, Steve McQueen saw the images on the TV news. There was the photograph

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20 Mar 2009 // 3:15 AM

Hunger

The focus of Hunger is emphatically the death of Bobby Sands, specifically, what happens to his body, viewed from a tragic outside and, to an imaginative extent, a determined inside.

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11 Feb 2009 // 1:32 AM

Zack Attack

How did he do it? How did Zack Snyder go from motion picture no one (well, he did direct a Michael Jordan documentary short and

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Sands’ Saga Makes One ‘Hunger’ For More

“The Troubles” - what a calm, contemplative way of describing the dire and often deadly confrontation between the government of England and the independence movement

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12 Aug 2007 // 9:59 PM

Three Hundred

300's penchant for drama and exaggeration is proof that a far-reaching vision and hyperbole can come together to tell a much better story than one based purely on historical facts.

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13 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Spartan Spectators

The earnestness of 300 assaults reality so effectively that it ends up destroying myth.

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Hex - The Complete First Season

Hex is more than just raging hormones and gothic clichés.

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12 Apr 2007 // 4:10 AM

Red Road (2006)

In Red Road, Jackie's story extends beyond her control, no matter what she sees, thinks she sees, or tries to see.

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Iranian exiles see film ‘300’ as an attempt to vilify Persians

The Hollywood blockbuster “300” has fueled conversations in the Iranian exile community across the United States, even spawning demands for an apology from the film’s

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9 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

300 (2007)

Spartans! Simple and resonant, this call to identity comes up frequently in 300, the film based on Frank Miller's graphic novel.

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The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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