michael fassbender

The New JANE GOT A GUN Equation

Here’s the new re-jigged equation for the troubled production of Jane Got A Gun. This should be the final version, unless someone else drops out and is replaced by someone else. Which is highly [...]

May 10, 2013

The JANE GOT A GUN Equation

Black Listed script + Natalie Portman + Joel Edgerton __________________________________________ X Gavin O’Connor + Bradley Cooper = Jane Got a Gun Lynne Ramsey + Michael Fassbender + Jude [...]

April 7, 2013

St Patrick’s Day Special: Top Irish Actors

A rundown of the top Irish actors– be warned this isn’t a definitive list – these are just my top picks! Michael Fassbender When I first wrote this, Fassbender was the new acting kid on the block, and on the cusp of being the next big thing. [...]

March 16, 2013

BAFTAS 2012

My BAFTA journey started with a train ride into central London, on a bitterly frosty morning. After meeting with a selection of members of the press, I was ushered onto the red carpet, having to walk the full length of the crimson material, past a [...]

February 23, 2013

Hugh Jackman Joins The Cast Of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

This isn’t a big surprise, but Hugh Jackman is in negotiations to play Wolverine in director Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. The move further cements the fact this film will combine elements from Singer’s original trilogy and [...]

December 2, 2012

Bryan Singer Returns To Direct X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

I was somewhat saddened when Matthew Vaughn dropped directing duties on X-Men: Days Of Future Past (much like I was when he dropped out of Kick Ass 2), it looked like the good work he put into X-Men: First Class might go to waste if 20th Century Fox [...]

November 1, 2012

ASSASSIN’S CREED: Fassbender’s Gotta Eat

Michael Fassbender’s involvement in Assassin’s Creed is worrying. It seems like a paycheck gig – and let’s face it, computer game adaptations are almost never good. Strike that – there’s no almost involved. They are never good. According [...]

July 10, 2012

Back to the Future: Hollywood’s Fascination with Prequels

The release date for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is looming, and the marketing materials won’t have you know it, but the film is a prequel to Scott’s 1979 film, Alien. The term “prequel” is something of a dirty word in Hollywood these days, [...]

May 25, 2012

DVD Review: Gina Carano In Steven Soderbergh’s HAYWIRE

Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire is a thrilling action picture, the kind that they used to make, before CGI and wire-work took over, removing all excitement and leaving only empty spectacle. MMA star Gina Carano takes the lead in the film, which also [...]

May 5, 2012

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