Danny Boyle: Articles

'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 […]

'127 Hours' Movie: James Franco in Harrowing Real Life Tale

127 Hours movie with James Franco as Aron Ralston: Between a rock and a hard place. '127 Hours' movie: James Franco stars in harrowing real-life-based story When I initially heard that Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, the Oscar-winning team behind Slumdog Millionaire, were adapting the real life story of Aron […]

Emma Thomas & Husband Christopher Nolan + Woman in Red Jennifer Lawrence & Danny Boyle: The Oscars

Christopher Nolan and wife Emma Thomas: Bypassed once again for the Best Director Oscar. Christopher Nolan and wife Emma Thomas: No outrage on Academy Awards Red Carpet A very blasé-looking Christopher Nolan, shortlisted as one of the producers of Best Picture Oscar nominee Inception and as the writer of the […]

Hayao Miyazaki & Ingmar Bergman + King Vidor & Gregory Peck: Packard Films

The Gay Divorcee stars Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It's too bad I'm posting this a little too late, as the Library of Congress' Packard Campus Theater welcomed the year 2011 with a screening of one of the best Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals, The Gay Divorcee (1934). And […]

Jennifer Lawrence vs. David Fincher: End of Absolute Awards Season Rule + Colin Farrell Surprise

Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone. Debra Granik's low-budget indie drama set in a drug-infested, poverty-stricken area of the United States that is hardly ever seen in American movies – or in American news – has put a stop to this awards season's Facebook steamroller known as The Social Network. Jennifer […]