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Michael Fassbender

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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • Specialized box office: Late summer hits and misses

    As the eye-popping blockbusters of summer gradually give way to the prestige pictures and awards-season hopefuls of fall and winter, there comes an annual fallow period at the multiplex. Last week saw only two new movies in wide release ("As Above, So...
  • 'Starred Up' gets close and personal with Jack O'Connell

    'Starred Up' gets close and personal with Jack O'Connell
    *** (out of four) If you want to see the best prison movie in recent years, catch up with the 2009 French awesomeness of “A Prophet.” (I’ve said that before, and I’ll keep saying it until everyone actually watches it.) If you...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Intruders' on BBC America

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Intruders' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Cedar Cove Olivia's (Andie MacDowell)...
  • No front-runners for the best picture Oscar. Yet.

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its best picture Oscar this year on March 2 — almost six months after many pundits, with varying degrees of certainty, had named the harrowing, historical drama "12 Years a Slave" as the de...
  • 'Frank' strangely softens an icy Michael Fassbender

     'Frank' strangely softens an icy Michael Fassbender
    "Frank's" strangely engaging fun is in great measure due to the agility of Michael Fassbender's physicality, rather than the intensity of his face. Not that the Fassbender face is anything less than fascinating, but whimsical it is not. Rock hard, its...
  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • Human foibles give 'Birdman' its superhuman wings

    Human foibles give 'Birdman' its superhuman wings
    In the spring of 2013, an unexpected group of movie stars took over Broadway's St. James theater for several weeks, acting in a play as part of a movie that was shot like a play. On ‎one day, a number of those stars — Michael Keaton, Edward...
  • 'Frank' has genius obscured

    'Frank' has genius obscured
    **1/2 (out of four) Anyone who raises an eyebrow at Kanye West performing shows in a mask may elevate their entire face at the title character of “Frank.” Played by Michael Fassbender, he spends all of his time wearing a giant, fake head that...
  • 'Frank' gives you something to wrap your head around

    'Frank' gives you something to wrap your head around
    Every so often it's time for something completely different, and if you're feeling that way right now, it's the time for "Frank." Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, this bleakly comic film has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century,...