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'Steve Jobs' Movie: Michael Fassbender Career-Making Performance in 'Riveting' Biopic

'Steve Jobs' movie poster. 'Steve Jobs' movie: 'Riveting, high speed' biopic starring Michael Fassbender at his best On the outside, computers are clean, symmetrical slabs of molded polycarbonate; pleasant, or at least inoffensive, to look at. On the inside, however, the part most consumers don't see, is a bento box of circuit boards, memory chips, wires, graphics cards, and cooling systems, busily processing and moving the innumerable pieces of information that make the unit work flawlessly or, occasionally, crash. What director Danny Boyle's ferocious three-act rocket ride, Steve Jobs, teaches us about its eponymous tech icon, is that he was much like a computer: on the outside, clad in his signature black turtleneck and jeans, he was trim, bespectacled and […]


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'Steve Jobs' Movie: Michael Fassbender Career-Making Performance in 'Riveting' Biopic



'Jack Reacher': Tom Cruise Flops Or…?

Tom Cruise 'Jack Reacher' movie: Box office flop? Jan. 3 update: Tom Cruise plays vigilante Jack Reacher in the concisely titled Jack Reacher, Paramount Pictures' film adaptation of Lee Child's novel One Shot. The Usual Suspects' Oscar-winning screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie directed. Things didn't start out very well, as some highly vocal fans of the Jack Reacher books – there are 17 of them (books, not fans) – were irked when it was announced that the 5'7” Cruise would be playing the 6'5” Reacher. (More on this earth-shattering outrage further below.) Not helping matters were the adult-oriented thriller's mediocre reviews: 41 percent approval rating and 5.5/10 average among Rotten Tomatoes' top critics. Distributor Paramount cautiously said it expected Jack Reacher to […]


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'Jack Reacher': Tom Cruise Flops Or…?



Spirit Awards: Jean Dujardin Wins + Jessica Chastain & Sarah Paulson

Jean Dujardin, Uggie the Dog in Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist It's awards season. Your movie has been winning tons of trophies on two continents. What to do? After arriving in Los Angeles, make sure you get a police escort for your next awards ceremony. According to indieWIRE's Anne Thompson, that's what Michel Hazanavicius did this afternoon, managing to arrive at the Spirit Awards ceremony on Santa Monica beach in time to accept his Best Director Award and The Artist's Best Film Award from the hands of Ben Kingsley. Prior to Hazanavicius' arrival from Paris – where The Artist won six Prix César du Cinéma (a.k.a. César Awards) last night – Penelope Ann Miller was the film's official representative, accepting trophies […]


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Spirit Awards: Jean Dujardin Wins + Jessica Chastain & Sarah Paulson