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A Symphony in Three Parts: Breaking Down the 'Steve Jobs' Score with Composer Daniel Pemberton
12 Nov 2015 // 9:00 PM

The composer for the new Danny Boyle/Aaron Sorkin collaboration Steve Jobs offers a rundown of what it took to put his complex score together for the film.

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Six
24 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part six features Piper Laurie, Ewan MacGregor and more...


Slumdog Millionaire: All Eyes East
15 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Slumdog Millionaire's Golden Globe win for Best Motion Picture/Drama is like a flare warning Hollywood about its future in cinema.


'Steve Jobs' Is Really the Story of a Father and Daughter
26 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM

In Danny Boyle's film, Steve Jobs sees himself in his daughter Lisa, yet he can't fathom the damage he embodies or the crises he creates in that relationship -- or the imagination he so profoundly lacks.

'Steve Jobs' Doesn't Understand Steve Jobs
21 Oct 2015 // 3:42 AM

Aaron Sorkin’s aggressively stagey and strangely bullying biopic fails to comprehend either its subject’s cruelty or genius.


Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin Team Up to Tell the Tale of Steve Jobs
18 May 2015 // 6:15 AM

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.

Ranking the Greats: The Films of Danny Boyle
30 Jul 2012 // 11:10 PM

From outside to Oscar to the Olympics, Danny Boyle is a creative chameleon. Here's our ranking of his best cinematic (plus one) efforts.


'Steve Jobs' Is Smart, Energetic, Compelling, Just Like the Man
9 Oct 2015 // 5:18 AM

Compelling subject. Fast-paced, exhilarating dialogue. Focused direction that maintains an almost ruthless pace.

Some viewers faint during '127 Hours', but is that a marketing nightmare or dream?
1 Nov 2010 // 6:38 AM

LOS ANGELES — Two at the Telluride Film Festival, three at the Toronto International Film Festival and one at the Mill Valley Film Festival. If that

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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