Steve Jobs was just one of several high-profile biopics to eat it commercially this year. And the problem isn’t just that these movies aren’t making money; most of them also aren’t very good. So if most of them stink and no one’s seeing them, why are so many biopics still getting …Read More
Justin Kurzel’s new adaptation apes the earlier Polanski film’s rolling fog and blistering exteriors, adding in stylized battles (blood, mud, metal, noise) that make it into something resembling Shakespeare by way of Braveheart. It works; this is one of the best Bard adaptations in recent memory. …Read More
And now it gets heavy. December is when the big guns come out, both at the multiplex and the art house, as awards season is in full swing and distributors …Read More
What if you made a great movie and nobody came?
The film, which screened as the Centerpiece selection of the New York Film Festival last weekend, is a reminder of Sorkin’s true gifts as a dramatist; it also boasts a crackerjack ensemble cast, subtle yet substantial direction by Boyle, and a welcome explosion of exceedingly tedious biopic …Read More
With Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth set to unleash all the insanity of the cursed “Scottish Play” on October 25, the director and stars Michael Fassbender (Macbeth) and Marion Cotillard (Lady MacBeth) have participated in a featurette revealing their angles for the characters and the filmmaking.
The second trailer for Danny Boyle’s upcoming Steve Jobs biopic (Steve Jobs) was released earlier today, two weeks after the film debuted to positive reviews at the Telluride Film Festival.