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British prison drama 'Starred Up' gets brutal
If holding the viewer captive is the obvious goal of any good prison drama, the British jailhouse shocker "Starred Up" puts one in solitary confinement for two hours, making us feel its feral protagonist's desire to scratch, stab or bite his keepers - or die trying.
"Frank" is an unconventional star turn by Fassbender
The boho-absurdist lark "Frank" reveals itself like a Russian nesting doll of references, sendups and sly winks aimed squarely at rarefied hipster culture, simultaneously puncturing its most pretentious excesses even as it celebrates its ethos of artistic purity.
The Arizona Republic
5 essential Michael Fassbender movies
Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1pibCNA The suave Irish-German actor seemingly catapulted to leading-man status overnight, and now he's starring in virtually everything, from comic-book films to Victorian romances to sci-fi blockbusters.
Hollywood films with an ensemble cast are in vogue for a change
Not long ago, having several big names in a Hollywood film was considered a risky proposition.
Film Friday: The Dog, Frank, The Trip to Italy and more
The Dog looks at the life of John Wojtowicz, whose 1972 attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to pay for his male lover's sex-change operation inspired the Al Pacino film Dog Day Afternoon.
Michael Fassbender Attends Premiere For The Oddly Wonderful Film 'Frank' In New York
As much as we love Michael Fassbender in the X-Men series and other mainstream roles, he really shows his odd quirkiness when he takes on these insane indie films.