Michael Fassbender

Film Review: X-Men: Dark Phoenix is mutant X-Crement

June 5, 2019

It has been almost two decades since the X-Men franchise started and now it has finally come to an end. Over the years, we have had a series of generally positive outcomes from this franchise — a list of mostly great films and a handful of very bad ones. For every film like X2: X-Men […]

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Film Review: The Snowman (USA, 2017) is in desperate need of an ice kicking

October 19, 2017

WARNING: May contain excessive amounts of puns. Another week, another film set in the snowy terrain. This week, we have The Snowman, a serial killer thriller starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson and a embarrassment of talent. But unlike the prior film, The Mountain (of Cheese) Between Us, this film has achieved quite a negative reception […]

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Film Review: Assassin’s Creed (M15+) (USA, 2016) is another game-to-screen disappointment

December 28, 2016

The majority of videogame films are, for a lack of a better term, complete tosh. From catastrophes like Street Fighter, Super Mario Bros. and most of Uwe Boll‘s filmography to films that are close to viewer satisfaction like Final Fantasy VII – Advent Children and Ace Attorney, the reputation of videogame films is not something […]

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The second Assassin’s Creed movie trailer gives the historic game a modern twist

October 21, 2016

20th Century Fox has released the second Assassin’s Creed movie trailer, and it is super high-tech. The newest game to film adaption is heading to the big screen, created by Ubisoft the historical fiction game, Assassin’s Creed, got a taste of the modern day in the newest trailer release.

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Noomi Rapace returns as doctor Elizabeth Shaw to Alien: Covenant

June 22, 2016

Actress Noomi Rapace will again join the screen as doctor Elizabeth Shaw, reprising her role for Ridley Scott’s imminent feature Alien: Covenant. After dipping in and out of the project as a lead to a cameo, it now appears Rapace will front the sequel to Scott’s 2012 Prometheus. Alongside Rapace, Michael Fassbender will also be […]

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Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (M 15+) (USA, 2016)

May 19, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse delivers the super fights, the superhero costumes, the supervillain and the super team. But was this latest X-Men film so special that, if it was a person, it would be enrolled at Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters? Yes and no. Mild spoilers ahead. Set in 1983, 10 years after the previous Days of […]

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Good news! The first trailer for the Assassin’s Creed movie is here!

May 12, 2016

It’s been a long time coming but the Michael Fassebender-fronted historical thriller finally has its first full trailer. Based on Ubisoft‘s megapopular videogame franchise, Assassin’s Creed will see Fassbender take on the role of a man kidnapped by a sinister corporation and forced to relive the memories of his Spanish ancestor. Watch the trailer below: Assassin’s Creed […]

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New stills released from the set of Assassin’s Creed

May 10, 2016

Showcasing a naturalistic look and feel, new official stills have been released from the set of the anticipated Assassin’s Creed film. The video game adaptation, which comes out December 21st this year, is directed by Justin Kurzel, who leads the film after his gruesome The Snowtown Murders and recent Macbeth, which also stars the lead, Michael Fassbender. Alongside Fassbender stars Michael Kenneth […]

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Michael Fassbender attains the role of serial killer in Entering Hades

May 5, 2016

Broad Green Pictures have reportedly gotten the film rights to the John Leake true crime novel Entering Hades, which will be turned into a film starring Michael Fassbender as Jack Unterweger, who was a well-respected Austrian author/journalist investigating murders and secretly killing people at night. In this chilling tale, Unterweger manages to dump eleven dead […]

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Fuel for your nightmares: first look at Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant

April 28, 2016

Production of Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant is well and truly underway and now there’s a picture to prove it. While there’s no sign yet of Michael Fassbender (reprising his role as David) or any titular aliens, the picture, via the film’s twitter page, does give a brief glimpse of what’s to come. The image […]

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Assassins Creed film is already getting a sequel

March 6, 2016

The Michael Fassbender-fronted adaption of Ubisoft’s historical open-world video game series isn’t due till December but 20th Century Fox and New Regency have already working towards releasing a sequel, The Tracking Board reports. It’s hard to know what to expect from Assassins Creed. Though we’ve gotten a few stills here and there from the film, no official trailers have yet […]

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Help Leo attain his prized Oscar in new flash game

February 17, 2016

With his Oscar hopes recently bolstered by The Revenant win at the WGAs, you can now help Leonardo DiCaprio achieve his goal in a new browser game. Called Red Carpet Rampage, it’s a charming 2D sidescrolling-brawler that pokes fun at everything from DiCaprio’s fellow Oscar forerunners Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne to the […]

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Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle Talk Up Steve Jobs In New Clips

January 30, 2016

Hot off Steve Jobs’ recent success at the Golden Globes, Universal have released a series of short video featurettes about the ambitious biopic. The first, ‘Creating Steve Jobs’, sees director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin talk about how the film walks the line between fact and fiction. According to Sorkin “the difference between characters […]

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Film Review: Macbeth (CTC, UK/FRA/USA, 2015)

October 1, 2015

There have been plenty of adaptations of the Shakespeare play but this one from Australian director Justin Kurzel is a powerfully intense and brutal take on the tale of the Scottish warrior. This interpretation takes the baseline story of Macbeth and sets it in a dramatic re-imagining of ancient war-times in the Scottish highlands. After […]

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