Posts Tagged ‘Macbeth’

Film Review: Steve Jobs

Nov 09 2015

2015’s been quite a year for Michael Fassbender.  First came the western Slow West, then Shakespeare’s Macbeth and now it’s the most anticipated of the lot – playing the title role in Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs, which is released this Friday.

It’s a biopic with a chequered history: remarkably, Fassbender was third choice for the part.  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, finds out if it’s third time lucky.

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This Week’s Movie News From Talking Pictures

Oct 04 2015

The countdown is over because the latest edition of Talking Pictures, your essential guide to the movies, is here!  And two of this week’s new releases at the cinema are real epics.  There’s The Martian, the latest from legendary director, Ridley Scott, with Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on the Red Planet.  And Scott is also in the hot seat for The Big Interview.

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Film Review: Macbeth

Sep 28 2015

October looks like being Fassbender Month.  His bio-pic of the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, closes the London Film Festival in a few weeks’ time but, before then, he stars in the latest adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.  The original play has a reputation for being unlucky, so how does this film version fare?  London Mums film critic, Freda Cooper, finds out if “something wicked this way comes”.

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