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Slow West Blu-ray details announced

20 May 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate Home Entertainment and A24 have announced the official details for the critcally-acclaimed western Slow West, starring Michael Fassbender (Shame), Kodi Smit-McPhee (X-Men: Apocalypse) and Ben Mendelsohn (Lost River), which is set for release in the USA on July 7th.

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In search of his fugitive girlfriend and her father, 16-year-old Jay (Smit-McPhee) heads west across the 19th-century American wilderness. Along the way, Jay meets Silas (Fassbender), a mysterious traveler who protects him from the savage and lawless elements. But is Silas really watching out for Jay…or is he tied to the band of desperados tracking them? Every step west brings Jay closer to the truth-leading to an epic, bullet-laced showdown in this quintessential Western.

Special Features will include:

–“On Strange Land: Making Slow West” featurette

–Deleted Scenes


- Scott J. Davis

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First look at Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs

19 May 2015 9:17 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) is giving us our first look at Michael Fassbender as iconic entrepreneur and Apple CEO Steve Jobs in a new look at the man behind the ubiquitous Apple revolution.

This isn’t your typical chronological biopic on the man behind the iGeneration, and hopefully by now, we’ve all forgotten about that other Steve Jobs movie with Ashton Kutcher. In Steve Jobs, the action is set backstage at three of the brand’s iconic product launches: the Mac in 1984, the NeXT in 1997, and the iPod in 2001.  The film will chart an already successful Jobs through a career low and exile from Apple, before he returns to unveil the revolutionary iPod.

Based on Walter Isaacson's book with a script by Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), the first teaser for the film gives us barely a glimpse at the titular Jobs as we instead get »

- Rachel West

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'Macbeth' gets awards season release date

19 May 2015 8:25 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard drama to world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this weekend.

StudioCanal has announced an October 2 UK release date for Macbeth, ahead of its world premiere in Cannes on Saturday (May 23).

Directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown) and starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, the supporting cast includes Paddy Considine, David Thewlis, Sean Harris, Jack Reynor and Elizabeth Debicki.

Shot on location in Scotland and England, Macbeth is Shakespeare’s story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire.

Producers are Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films (The King’s Speech) with Laura Hastings-Smith (Hunger). The film was developed by See-Saw Films and Film4 and is majority financed by StudioCanal with Film4. »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Travis Reid Tapped as President for Broad Green’s Distribution

19 May 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fast-growing Broad Green Pictures has hired industry veteran Travis Reid as president of theatrical distribution, three days after he left the CEO slot at Screenvision.

In his new role, Reid will oversee the theatrical distribution of specialty and wide release slates, including theatrical sales, exhibitor relations and in-theater marketing.

Broad Green, founded last year by brothers Gabriel and Daniel Hammond, has focused on adult-oriented dramas, with an upcoming slate including “99 Homes,” starring Andrew Garfield; “A Walk in the Woods,” starring Robert Redford; Sarah Silverman’s “I Smile Back”; and three Terrence Malick films: “Knight of Cups,” “Voyage of Time” and an untitled project starring Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender.

In addition to its current specialty slate, Broad Green plans to distribute a minimum of six films annually in wide release beginning in 2016 — giving it a slate of 12-16 films annually from internally developed productions, as well as acquisitions and co-productions. »

- Dave McNary

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Macbeth gets an October UK release date

19 May 2015 7:39 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its world premiere at Cannes this weekend, StudioCanal has announced a UK release date of October 2nd for Macbeth, director Justin Kurzel’s (Snowtown) William Shakespeare adaptation starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises).

Shot on location in Scotland and England, MacBeth tells the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a truthful reimagining of what wartime must have really been like for one of Shakespeare’s most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition set in war torn Scotland.

Joining Fassbender and Cotillard in the cast of Macbeth are Sean Harris (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby), Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Paddy Considine (The World’s End) and David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything »

- Gary Collinson

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Is Michael Fassbender Big Enough To Be Larger-Than-Life Steve Jobs? (See!)

18 May 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Michael Fassbender, who showed great range in movies like “Prometheus,” “Shame” and “12 Years a Slave,” is featured in a new trailer in one of his toughest roles yet, larger-than-life Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs. Kate Winslet stars as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh and Jeff Daniels stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley. Katherine Waterston plays Jobs’ ex-girlfriend Chrisann Brennan, and Michael Stuhlbarg and Andy Hertzfeld are original members of the Apple Macintosh development team. [...] »

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See Michael Fassbender Invent the Future in ‘Steve Jobs’

18 May 2015 1:05 PM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Oscar pundits, start your engines! The upcoming biographical drama “Steve Jobs,” based on the famed founder of Apple Inc., is helmed by award-winning director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin. Going behind the scenes of three iconic product launches in the '90s, culminating in the unveiling of the iMac, the film digs deep in portraying the man who, according to a line in the trailer, engineered one of the “two most significant events of the 20th century.” The film will be released Oct. 9, four days after the anniversary of its subject’s death. Although it is too early to tell how “Steve Jobs” will fare in next season’s awards race, it is at the very least sure to draw attention to its star Michael Fassbender, who brings his signature charisma to the man who invented the future. Kate Winslet, Jeff Daniels, and Seth Rogen also star. Check out the trailer below. »

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Scorsese-Branagh 'Macbeth' Project Won't Be a Traditional Narrative Film

18 May 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Earlier this year news came that Martin Scorsese was looking to tackle, in one way or another, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Or rather, the scoop was that Scorsese was looking to direct an adaptation of Kenneth Branagh's stage adaptation of Macbeth, which Scorsese caught in New York and was apparently quite taken with. If that confuses you at all, you aren't alone, but hopefully this will clear things up a little. The Telegraph reports (via The Playlist) Scorsese's project will be more documentary than strict narrative adaptation, with the director filming Branagh's live production over the course of several weeks at the Leavesden Aerodrome, an airfield in Hertfordshire, England built during World War II. Branagh will reprise his role as the titular Macbeth, and he and Scorsese hope to reunite as many members of the production's original cast as possible including Alex Kingston ("Doctor Who"). This project is, »

- Jordan Benesh

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See Fassbender As Steve Jobs

18 May 2015 9:19 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

The first look at Michael Fassbender as late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is here.

The teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic debuted on Sunday and also features Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Kate Winslet as former marketing chief of Macintosh Joanna Hoffman and Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley.

"You can't write code. You are not an engineer. What do you do?" Rogen's Wozniak is heard saying in a voiceover.

Photos: Hot Shots Of Michael Fassbender

"The musicians play the instruments. I play the orchestra. I sat in a garage and invented ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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Watch: Michael Fassbender Unveils Himself as 'Steve Jobs' in Slick, Pulsating Debut Trailer

18 May 2015 8:21 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Why Michael Fassbender Thinks It's Important to Work With First-Time Filmmakers Despite a turbulent ride to production, the first trailer for Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" has us pretty excited. Michael Fassbender stars as the late Apple CEO and tech mastermind in what promises to be his definitive cinematic treatment. Envisioning a screenplay from "The Social Network" Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, Boyle's film will explore the personal tradeoffs that came with Jobs' desire to revolutionize technology, and will balance his successes and failures in a sweeping account of his incredible life story. The debut trailer (posted above) neglects to show us much footage, but it's all the better for it. As the screen narrows in on Jobs, with his back to us as he looks towards an empty theater, the music quickens and the condemning voices of those closest to him -- played by the likes of Kate Winslet, »

- David Canfield

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A First Look at Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

18 May 2015 8:18 AM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

Michael Fassbender plays the cofounder of Apple Inc. in this first teaser for the biopic Steve Jobs. After only a minute I can already tell this will be a much better film than the Ashton Kutcher starring jOBS (2013). Am I right or am I right? For starters Michael Fassbender is in every way a […]

Read A First Look at Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs on Filmonic.


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Watch: First 'Steve Jobs' Teaser Stars Fassbender, Winslet, Rogen and Daniels

18 May 2015 7:42 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Universal shared a first glimpse of Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" during last night's series finale of "Mad Men." Watch the teaser below. Written by Aaron Sorkin, the long-gestating film stars Michael Fassbender as the titular Apple mogul, alongside Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels. Sorkin has apparently written a 181-page, three-act screenplay that spans 16 years. The film passed from director to director, and studio to studio, like a hot potato before finally landing at Universal. "Steve Jobs" launches in theaters October 9. (Conspiracy alert: Could "Steve Jobs" open the New York Film Festival? In the "Mad Men" finale, Peggy was seen with the second annual poster hanging on her wall, and it got me thinking this could happen. This year, Nyff runs September 25 to October 11.) Read More: Alex Gibney Doesn't Pander to Steve Jobs in His Unsparing New Doc »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Alicia Vikander

18 May 2015 7:08 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Vs. Magazine

Alicia Vikander is going to be huge. Heck, she’s already huge.

The beautiful Swedish actress might seem like a new face to many people, due to her recent – and downright brilliant – turn as android Ava in Alex Garland’s modern sci-fi masterpiece, Ex Machina. But Vikander has been offering up fine performances for a number of years now, as her reputation for cool, ethereal, and intelligent roles grows.

Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, Alicia Vikander first came to public attention when she appeared on a soap opera called Andra Avenyn in her native land. Her film acting debut came with Pure, and was critically praised; it led to further roles in films such as A Royal Affair opposite Mads Mikkelsen, and in Joe Wright’s adaptation of Anna Karenina.

Now, following acclaimed performances in both the adaptation of Testament of Youth and sci-fi sleeper hit Ex Machina, she »

- Sam Hill

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Steve Jobs Trailer: First Look of Michael Fassbender as Late Apple Co-Founder—Watch Now!

18 May 2015 7:02 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's here! Universal Pictures' Steve Jobs biopic had quite the casting shuffle in its early stages, but it looks like Michael Fassbender was the perfect choice to portray Apple's late co-founder on the big screen. Viewers got an official first look of Fassbender in character Sunday in the first Steve Jobs trailer. The clip also provides a brief glimpse of Kate Winslet as former marketing chief of Macintosh, Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley. Voiceovers provide the narrative for most of this preview. At one point, Wozniak (voiced by Rosen) says: "You can't write code. You are not an engineer. What do you »

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New Trailer Delivers First Look At Highly Anticipated Steve Jobs

18 May 2015 6:09 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Trailers are problematic things. Reveal too much, and you put the audience off. Reveal too little, and you fail to grab their interest. The balance is particularly difficult to strike when the film in question is a biographical drama, and one which lacks explosions, car chases and the like. This is why it is so notable when a trailer arrives for such a film, and is perfect – like this one, for Steve Jobs.

Based on the book Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin has crafted a screenplay that dramatises the rise of the man that shaped the digital age with nothing more than his passion, ambition and vision. It charts both his professional and personal life, and details the effect that his career had on his relationships with those around him, as well as on himself, using a three-event narrative structure.

“Set backstage at three iconic product »

- Sarah Myles

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What's New on Netflix, TV, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: May 18 - May 24

18 May 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"American Sniper"

A lot of fans have been waiting for this one to come out. Bradley Cooper plays U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle in Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated war drama, which arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray on May 19. You'll have to wait until June 16 for Netflix or Redbox, but if you pick up the Blu-Ray you get special features like "One Soldier's Story: The Journey of American Sniper" and "The Making of American Sniper."

"Hot Tub Time Machine 2"

They're back! The magical hot tub sends Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry and Clark Duke 10 years into the future in this comedy sequel. It's out everywhere -- DVD, iTunes, Netflix, Redbox -- on May 19.


Looking for something a little more highbrow than a "Hot Tub" sequel? »

- Gina Carbone

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New 'Steve Jobs' Trailer Already Has People Complaining and Comparing

18 May 2015 4:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Another Steve Jobs movie? Already? That seems to be the main knee-jerk reaction to the first "Steve Jobs" trailer, which was released May 17 during the big "Mad Men" finale. The Ashton Kutcher movie "Jobs" came out in 2013 and pretty much bombed. This new "Steve Jobs" movie stars Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, with a high-profile team including director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin. It looks like classic Oscar bait, and some fans seem to think that's why it exists, while others think it could be a palate-cleanser after the failure of "Jobs."

The new trailer makes Jobs seem like a rock star, focusing on his back facing an empty theater -- then an adoring audience -- and hides that Fassbender is even playing the role until the final shots.

Here are some early reactions: "So, was Ashton Kutcher's version a 2 hr long trailer 'til they got a stronger cast? »

- Gina Carbone

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Trailer for Michael Fassbender's Steve Jobs Biopic is Here!

18 May 2015 3:20 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Universal Pictures has unveiled the first teaser 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: »

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Trailer: Steve Jobs

18 May 2015 2:38 AM, PDT | Pure Movies | See recent Pure Movies news »

Danny Boyle directs, Aaron Sorkin writes, Fassbender acts. What could go wrong?

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 epicentre.

Steve Jobs is directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder.

Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Kate Winslet starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, is played by Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley. The film also stars 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 will release in UK cinemas 13 November. »

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1st trailer for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic starring Michael Fassbender

18 May 2015 1:07 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Universal has released a teaser trailer for Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender as the Apple co-founder, and in my opinion this is a great first look at the upcoming film. I've never been a Jobs/Apple worshiper like some, but I'm interested in seeing the biopic because of the talent involved behind and in front of the camera. Danny Boyle directed the movie from a script by Aaron Sorkin (based on the Walter Isaacson's biography Steve Jobs) and besides Fassbender, the »

- Jesse Giroux

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