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By Shannon: I get what this writer is feeling, but I think he's dead wrong. Michael Fassbender was one of the most memorable things about Steve Jobs. He…

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 11:59pm

By Cynthia: But Fassbender as brilliant in the role. I can't think of another actor who could have handled all 200 pages of Sorkin dialogue with such…

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 11:30pm

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Berlin Review: Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' With Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst & Adam Driver

Feb 12th, 2016 11:08pm

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Terry Gilliam Now Says 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' Will Start Shooting In September

Feb 12th, 2016 10:43pm

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Terry Gilliam Now Says 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' Will Start Shooting In September

Feb 12th, 2016 10:43pm

By Curt: Totally agree about In Treatment getting its just placement on this list. Also glad that The Walking Dead did not make this list as its trul…

The 25 Best TV Dramas Since 'The Sopranos'

Feb 12th, 2016 10:25pm

By Nicole: Steve Jobs was completely overrated and Fassbender was miscast. He only got nominated because his peers like him and campaign for this baity…

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 10:07pm

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Berlin Review: Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' With Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst & Adam Driver

Feb 12th, 2016 9:58pm

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'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 8:55pm

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Breaking Down Michael Mann's Sharper Director's Cut Of ‘Blackhat’

Feb 12th, 2016 8:29pm

By Honest Joe: The problem was getting people to watch the film. I think Fassbender as Jobs failed at that. Amazing performance, though.

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 7:46pm

By Angelo Da Costa : I agreed with MAISY, was one of the best movies of 2015 and Fassebender deserves best actor as well. But the most important i really like and…

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 7:39pm

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20 Great Movie Sex Scenes For Valentine's Day

Feb 12th, 2016 7:27pm

By Maisy: Fassbender WAS the movie. Period. I don't understand this criticism, unless he's one of those who would prefer an Ashton Kutcher-like…

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 6:42pm

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Berlin Review: Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' With Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst & Adam Driver

Feb 12th, 2016 6:36pm

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"Every Line In The Movie I Wrote Myself": Ryan Reynolds Talks Playing Deadpool In 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'

Feb 12th, 2016 6:24pm

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Feb 12th, 2016 6:22pm

By Thomas Earlham: Schrader is on the money. I say this as someone who counts Hou among his favorite living filmmakers, and had been waiting for The Assassin…

Paul Schrader Says Hou Hsiao-Hsien's 'The Assassin' Is "A Compendium Of Art House Cliches"

Feb 12th, 2016 6:20pm

By cirkusfolk: That's unfortunate because I was very disappointed he loaded up all those guns and then forgot them! He was limited on his bullet usage in…

'Deadpool' Writer Details Action Scenes That Were Removed When Budget Was Cut By $7 Million

Feb 12th, 2016 5:58pm

By cirkusfolk: I don't know what he's trying to say. Says it's a great movie and underrated, and then criticizes one of the best things about the movie with…

'The Big Short' Co-Writer Thinks Casting Of Michael Fassbender In 'Steve Jobs' Was "Problematic"

Feb 12th, 2016 5:50pm