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By Ann Tebly: Michael Fassbender is more than brilliant in Steve Jobs. He captured the essence of that man, made him real, understandable and human. For me…

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

Feb 13th, 2016 12:26pm

By brian january: See my lists of all-time great action movies on my blogger page!

The 25 Best Action Movies Of The 21st Century So Far

Feb 13th, 2016 11:37am

By Dave: Spielberg, arguably the most powerful man in Hollywood, has every incentive to speak for the Academy's interests. He's shifting the blame…

Steven Spielberg Talks Academy Diversity Changes, Says Awards Campaigns Need To Be Reigned In

Feb 13th, 2016 11:19am

By Dave: Steve Job's megalomania was a very AMERICAN sort of megalomania. It would be a real stretch for such a thoroughly European act like Fassbende…

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

Feb 13th, 2016 11:09am

By Syed Irfan Ajmal: I think Fassbender did a superb job. I would love to watch the movie again and I rarely do that.

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

Feb 13th, 2016 11:05am

By Aramat: Why did you even post this article! Michael Fassbender's brilliance was that he could transcend the physical resemblance to Steve Jobs to…

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

Feb 13th, 2016 10:51am

By Bernie Sandwiches: What's the name of the piece of music used here? I know it's in the grave escape sequence in "Kill Bill, Vol. 2" but I can't figure…

Watch: 3-Minute Video Makes Side-By-Side Comparison Of ‘Yojimbo’ And ‘A Fistful Of Dollars’

Feb 13th, 2016 10:05am

By Jack: I make this guy's words mine. Fassbender was totally miscast and people really exaggerate when they praise him. He's not brilliant in Jobs,…

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

Feb 13th, 2016 10:05am

By Patrick: Fassbender is brilliant in this role . I doubt you'd find a more commited actor in Hollywood . It took balls to take on such a famous person…

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

Feb 13th, 2016 9:32am

By Dear Terry: The director said it would hit theaters first which these deals do sometimes do. Don't lose sleep over it.

Watch: Kristen Stewart & Nicholas Hoult Fall In Love In New Trailer For Drake Doremus’ ‘Equals’

Feb 13th, 2016 7:35am

By Vince: Upstream Color doesn't deserve to be on that list, or any other list. unwatchable by 90% of the public.

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Feb 13th, 2016 6:28am

By James Rodriguez: Nice piece. I don't know Ozu but I do know it just autocorrected to Zissou so clearly there is a connection :)

Watch: 10-Minute Video Essay Explores The Parallels Between The Films Of Wes Anderson And Yasujiro Ozu

Feb 13th, 2016 4:44am

By Rahma Sferi: He does not think he is the character? In what way? I thought Fassbender was breath taking in the role. He made the movie what it was, whic…

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

Feb 13th, 2016 3:30am

By rameez: Hmmm

20 Great Movie Sex Scenes For Valentine's Day

Feb 13th, 2016 2:04am

By J: I'm sorry, did you just negatively view something for staying close to the original story? You, sir, are what's wrong with the entertainment…

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 13th, 2016 1:28am

By Jill: How does that make any sense on the ending and why would u ruin it? I don't get from the trailer how it can be present day when I saw the…

Sundance Review: The Exquisite Holy Terror Of ‘The Witch’ Will Chill Your Bones & Haunt Your Soul

Feb 13th, 2016 12:28am

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

By JH: Jessica, it's always a delight reading your thoughtful and thought-provoking reviews, and this was no exception. Thank you!

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

Feb 12th, 2016 11:08pm

By swell: RIP sweet prince

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

Feb 12th, 2016 10:43pm