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In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer has revealed some interesting tidbits on the film; describing it as something of a finale of the six films that came before and a chapter that will give birth to the true X-Men. "This is kind of a conclusion of six X-Men films, yet a potential rebirth of younger, newer characters. This is the true birth of the X-Men. This is how it happens." X-Men: Apocalypse arrives in theaters on May 27, 2016. The concept art above features a scene of someone disturbing Apocalypse's regeneration chamber/tomb. Singer will be directing his fourth X-Men film in 16 years. Alexandra Shipp will play Storm. Tye Sheridan plays Cyclops. Sophie Turner stars as Jean Grey. Jennifer Lawrence returns as Mystique. As wil James McAvaoy as Professor X and Michael Fassbender as Magneto. Jason Issac will play the film's titular villain. In addition, Kodi Smit-McPhee »
No, he’s not actually an orchestra conductor, that’s just the metaphor Michael Fassbender’s Jobs uses to explain what he does at Apple. This is the new trailer for biographical drama Steve Jobs. Good trailer and I’ll say this again, I own or have owned exactly zero Apple products, yet I find Steve Jobs fascinating, so […]
Entertainment Weekly’s Comic-Con edition is the gift that just keeps on giving. It’s already brought us images from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Deadpool, The Hateful Eight, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and The Walking Dead , and now we have a rather nice piece of concept art from another of next year’s big superhero blockbusters X-Men: Apocalypse…
See Also: Cyclops, Jean Grey and Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse concept art
X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 19th, 2016 in the UK and May 27th, 2016 in the States, with Bryan Singer directing a cast that includes X-Men veterans James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert) and Lucas Till (Havok) along with newcomers Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as Apocalypse, Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) as Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan (Mud) as Cyclops, »
- Gary Collinson
Determining who you can really trust to support you on your quest to happiness can be one of the most difficult journeys a person can take during their life. Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee are ambitiously embarking on that challenging process in Shockya’s new exclusive special features making of clip for their western drama, ‘Slow West.’ The clip supports the action thriller’s distribution this Tuesday, July 7 on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) by Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The drama was released theatrically by A24 in May, after it earned the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The western’s upcoming Blu-ray [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has revealed he feels torn about the new trailer for Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs, in which Michael Fassbender and Seth Rogen star as a tyrannical take on the late tech guru and a fiercely critical version of Wozniak himself.
“What do you do? You’re not an engineer,” says the screen Wozniak. “You’re not a designer. You can’t put a hammer to a nail. I built the circuit board. The graphical interface was stolen. So how come, 10 times in a day, I read Steve Jobs is a genius? What do you do?”
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- Ben Child
The novel is seen through Kelly.s eyes, scribbling his narrative on scraps of paper in semi-literate but descriptive prose as he fled from the police.
To his pursuers, Kelly was a monstrous criminal, a thief and a murderer. To many ordinary Australians, the bushranger was a hero, defying the authority of the English to control their lives.
Joe Penhall was listed as the writer when the project received development funding from Screen Australia.
- Don Groves
Last seen as the source of much squabbling in the Sony hacks, here is the first official look at Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender. Sorkin, who scripted, seems to be giving the late entrepreneur a similar treatment to his handling of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, painting Jobs as a ruthless CEO. Steve Wozniak, who is portrayed by Seth Rogen in the film, has already weighed in, claiming “[he feels] a lot of the real Jobs in the trailer, although a bit exaggerated.” It opens October 9. »
- Sarah Salovaara
“I don’t talk that way,” Wozniak said in an email to Bloomberg. “The lines I heard spoken were not things I would say but carried the right message, at least partly,” he said. “I felt a lot of the real Jobs in the trailer, although a bit exaggerated.”
Wozniak is referring to the scene in the trailer in which the Wozniak character tells Jobs, played by Michael Fassbender, that he has taken credit for Apple Inc. without actually doing much.
“What do you do? You’re not an engineer. You’re not a designer. You can’t put a hammer to a nail. I built the circuit board. The graphical interface was stolen. So how come, 10 times in a day, I »
- Mannie Holmes
As 2015 hits the halfway mark, it’s encouraging that so many upcoming films look promising — because so far, the Oscar possibilities are meager, to say the least.
Once again, fact-based dramas will dominate awards buzz. There are at least 14 with scheduled dates, and another three possibilities for this year. Six of these earn the highest possible praise: People from rival studios like them.
That roster includes “Black Mass,” starring Johnny Depp as Boston mob kingpin Whitey Bulger; “Concussion,” about the NFL’s efforts to deny the repercussions of players’ repeated concussions; “Spotlight,” with Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams as the Boston Globe reporters who uncovered child abuse in the Catholic Church; “Trumbo,” about Dalton Trumbo and the House Un-American Activities Committee; “Truth,” the Dan Rather-George W. Bush scandal pic; and “The Walk,” about high-wire artist Philippe Petit, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
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- Tim Gray
Say what you like about Ashton Kutcher's Jobs movie, but it did hold one ace up its sleeve that the Danny Boyle-directed biopic doesn't - an actor who actually resembles the character they're playing.
We take a look at a handful of stars who don't look anything like the real-life people they played.
As brilliant an actor as the Shame star is, it's clear from the trailers for Danny Boyle's biopic that little has been done to make Fassbender look like the man he's portraying. Ashton Kutcher has him beat in that department (as does Noah Wyle if you go all the way back to Pirates of Silicon Valley), but with the talent involved here we're expecting Steve Jobs to be a cut above Jobs.
Intriguingly, prior to Fassbender's casting Christian Bale was circling the role before bowing out due to worries »
Darren Lynn Bousman and company's Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival screening tour in the U.S. will commence this August in Los Angeles. Also in this round-up: details on The Charnel House and U.S. release details for the Morituris Blu-ray / DVD.
Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival: In 2012, director Darren Lynn Bousman and his team hit the road and took Lucifer with them, bringing The Devil's Carnival film and accompanying live entertainment to cities across America. Bousman and company are now back to raise a lot of hell and a little heaven in Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival.
Featuring David Hasselhoff, Paul Sorvino as God, and Terrance Zdunich as Lucifer, Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival kicks off its U.S. theater screenings tour on August 11th in Los Angeles. For tour and ticket info, visit:
"After triumphant collaborations on 2008's Repo! The Genetic Opera and 2012's The Devil's Carnival: Episode One, »
- Tamika Jones
Universal Pictures has unveiled a full trailer for the upcoming "Steve Jobs" biopic, starring Michael Fassbender and the late Apple founder and CEO. Check it out below. Plot: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. The new movie co-stars Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs' ex-girlfriend, and Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original members of the Apple Macintosh development team. "Steve Jobs" is directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) from a script by Aaron Sorkin. It's set to hit theaters on October 9th. Trailer: »
Back in May, the first teaser for Danny Boyle’s take on Apple man Steve Jobs was uploaded to the web. Now here comes trailer 2.0, a more rounded look at the movie and, if we’re honest, the most amazing, full-featured promo anyone has ever debute... Sorry. Got a little Jobs hyperbole on us there.With a script by Aaron Sorkin based on Walter Isaacson’s biography of the man, Steve Jobs focuses on three big moments in his corporate life: the launch of the Mac; NeXT (which was introduced after he was removed from the company); and the iPod, the game-changing player he spearheaded after his triumphant return.This new trailer has a lot more of the supporting cast around Michael Fassbender as Jobs: Seth Rogen’s Steve Wozniak questions his contributions to the original development of the early Apple machines, while Kate Winslet plays marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, »
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle and written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin, Boyle and Academy Award winner Christian Colson.
- Michelle McCue
Steve Jobs was one of the most influential men of the 20th and 21st centuries. A driving force in the personal computer and smartphone revolutions, his vision and commitment to bold new ideas changed the daily lives of billions of people. And while there have already been a number of movies about the man behind the iPhone, none have carried quite as much prestige as this fall's Steve Jobs. The new movie is directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours), written by Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men, The Social Network), and stars Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class, Prometheus), and now we've got a new look at it thanks to the first full-length trailer below. Steve Jobs also stars Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels. It hits theaters on October 9, 2015...
- Peter Hall
Bryan Singer has taken to Instagram for his latest peek behind-the-scenes of the currently-in-production X-Men: Apocalypse, posting the following image with the caption “Today! #Xmen #apocalypse awakens”…
So, might we get our first look at Oscar Isaac’s villain today? There is of course the possibility that Singer is simply announcing that the actor is on set, so maybe we shouldn’t get our hopes up too much…
X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 19th, 2016 in the UK and May 27th, 2016 in the States, with Bryan Singer directing a cast that includes X-Men veterans James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert) and Lucas Till (Havok) along with newcomers Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as Apocalypse, Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) as Jean Grey, »
- Gary Collinson
The world’s fascination with the man behind one of the most well-known companies in history is showing no signs of letting up.
Director Danny Boyle’s latest is a biopic of the late great Steve Jobs, going behind the glamour and prestige of Apple’s public image to provide a look at the storied beginnings of the tech giant. Michael Fassbender plays the titular character in Steve Jobs, transforming physically to represent the tech mogul throughout the decades.
Boyle’s Steve Jobs differs from other Jobs biopics (such as 2013’s Jobs) through the way it constructs the narrative of Steve Jobs’ life: this film looks at Jobs and his life during three pivotal product launches in Apple’s history. Running a revolutionary tech company takes its toll, and ultimately ends up affecting his family life and professional relations.
- Amanda Wood
Check out the trailer for the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic.The movie follows Jobs on the run-up to three big product launches, with the finale at the 1998 unveiling of the iMac.Michael Fassbender has been cast as Steve Jobs, Kate Winslet stars as Joanna Hoffman, the former marketing chief of Macintosh. Apple co-founder and tech wizard Steve Wozniak is played by Seth Rogen.Danny Boyle directs.The theatrical release is lined up for October 9th this year. »
- James Wray
What does this latest teaser image from Bryan Singer mean? Well, we are rapidly approaching Comic-Con, so it wouldn't be entirely out of the realm of possibilty for some sort of big X-Men: Apocalypse reveal to be made today. On the other hand, it could just be that Oscar Isaac is reporting to the set for the first time, but we'll keep our eyes peeled throughout the rest of today! As well as returning cast members Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Ian McKellen, X-Men: Apocalypse will also introduce Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Lana Condor, Oscar Isaac, Ben Hardy, Olivia Munn, and a number of others. The movie is set to be released on May 27th, 2016. What do you think of this behind the scenes tease? Today! #Xmen #apocalypse awakens. A photo posted by Bryan Singer (@bryanjaysinger) on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:23pm Pdt »
Summer may be the time for big blockbuster films, but it’s also the time for movie trailers for films being released in the upcoming Oscar season. Danny Boyle’s biopic Steve Jobs finally has an official trailer after its first teaser was released in May. With Boyle at the helm and a script by Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs is definitely one of the most anticipated films coming out this fall. Here’s the synopsis:
His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs.
- Sarah Pearce Lord
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