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Michael Fassbender Relied On Co-stars' Support During Slave Scenes

18th September 2013

Michael Fassbender turned to the cast and crew on 12 Years A Slave for support as he struggled to portray a cruel plantation owner.The movie, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as free black man Solomon Northup,...

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'12 Years A Slave' And Every Inch An Oscar Contender Following Toronto Win

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th September 2013

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has secured a place as ‘Oscars favorite’ following its triumph at this year’s Toronto Film Festival. The Steve McQueen-directed epic – based on the memoir of Solomon Northrup...

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London Film Festival Line-up Revealed: Are There Any Movies Without Tom Hanks In?

By Lauren James | 4th September 2013

From the 9th October, London will play host to its annual film festival; an event increasingly becoming recognised alongside the likes of Venice, Cannes and Toronto for launching an impressive array of films as the...

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Steve Mcqueen's '12 Years A Slave' Is 100% Brilliant, So Far...

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th September 2013

Given the build up to Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, there was a slight air of tension as it premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. Expectation does horrible things to movies; luckly, this true...

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Which Film Will Get An Oscars Boost At The Toronto Film Festival 2013?

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th September 2013

The Toronto Film Festival has grown into one of the most important events in the movie calendar. Following the prestigious and glamorous Cannes and Venice festivals, it’s the sheer scale of Toronto’s slate that gives...

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Predicting The Oscars 2014: Is George Clooney Guaranteed An Academy Award?

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th August 2013

Six months of anticipation for four hours of award giving: that’s what you signed up for. The Oscars 2014 has its host, and now it has its favorites. Which director will be hurtling through an...

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Marion Cotillard To Play Lady Macbeth In 'Snowtown' Director's Adaptation

By Michael West | 22nd August 2013

And so it is French actress Marion Cotillard who has been tasked with playing Lady Macbeth in StudioCanal and Film4's forthcoming adaptation of the Shakespeare tale, from the producers of The King's Speech, according to...

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Marion Cotillard Lined-up For Lady Macbeth Role In Upcoming Film Adaption

By Joe Wilde | 22nd August 2013

Marion Cotillard has been chosen to bring some Gallic glamour to one of Scotland's most malevolent (fictional) characters in the latest big screen adaption of William Shakespeare's MacBeth. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star...

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Michael Fassbender And Marion Cotillard Bring Macbeth Back To The Big Screen

21st August 2013

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are to revive William Shakespeare's Macbeth for a new film adaptation.The Prometheus star will play the Scottish king in a new imagining of the tragedy, while French actress Cotillard will...

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Marion Cotillard And Michael Fassbender To Share The Screen In Macbeth

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st August 2013

In what can only be described as a monolithic prospect, screen stars Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender will unite to portray Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The French actress will play Lady Macbeth, while Fassbender fulfils the titular...

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Michael Fassbender In Too Deep In 'The Counselor' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th August 2013

It’s all very sleek; shiny cars, handsome people, phone conversations that don’t end with a goodbye. That’s the world Michael Fassbender lives in, probably in real life, but most prominently, in The Counselor, Ridley Scott’s...

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The Things They Say: 3819678

16th August 2013

"I'd actually love to do a comedy - characters in romantic comedies can have layers too." Actor Michael Fassbender is keen to try a lighter project after filming intense dramas like A Dangerous Method and...

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New Clips & Trailer For Ridley Scott's 'The Counsellor' Debut Online [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 8th August 2013

The Counsellor is a clever new thriller from the creative mind of Sir Ridley Scott and screenwriter Cormac McCarthy, in which a lawyer (Michael Fassbender) decides to try and make a little extra money on...

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Tyler Hoechlin More Likely To Be Batman Than Ryan Gosling: Here's Why

By Lauren James | 26th July 2013

Ever since Zack Snyder announced a Superman/Batman film in the works at last weekend's Comic-Con, the internet has exploded with rumors; few of which have been about the movie and more about who should replace...

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Toronto Film Festival To Open With Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' [Trailer]

By Joe Wilde | 23rd July 2013

The Fifth Estate, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring biopic of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will be the opening film at at this years annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film festival will also feature advanced screenings of...

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San Diego Comic-con 2013 Highlights: Marvel Dominated With X-men And Avengers

By Elinor Cosgrave | 23rd July 2013

Marvel dominated the San Diego Comic-Con with their X-Men and Avenger's panels. DC's Superman announced the 2015 sequel to Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, would feature Batman.Henry Cavill at the New York premiere of...

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X-men Steals The Show At San Diego Comic Con 2013

By Elinor Cosgrave | 22nd July 2013

The X-Men cast and crew appeared at the San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. The huge cast for the upcoming movie X-Men: Days of Future Past appeared in Hall-H and was greeted with an overwhelmingly positive...

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A Week In Movies: Big Premieres In New York And London, Plus Oscar-bait Movie Trailers

By Rich Cline | 19th July 2013

The stars were out to premiere their movies over this past week. First to face the paparazzi in New York were the voice cast of the animated comedy Turbo, including Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michelle...

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Solomon Northup's Story Comes To Life In '12 Years A Slave' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th July 2013

Solomon Northup was a regular New York resident who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. He was rescued 12 years later. 172 years on, and Chiwetel Ejiofor is an early Oscar contender for...

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12 Years A Slave: The Slavery Movie We've All Been Waiting For

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th July 2013

Films - or should we say writers and directors - that dare to tackle the issue of slavery come rarely, and when they due, they face an increased level of scrutiny due to the sensitive...

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Is '12 Years A Slave' The Movie Django Should Have Been? [Trailer]

By Michael West | 16th July 2013

The trailer for Steve McQueen's hugely anticipated historical drama 12 Years A Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free man tricked into slavery in the 1840s, has rolled out online.Also featuring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender...

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A Week In Movies: Neeson Is Taken Again, Statham Goes Dramatic, Depp Cuts His Hair

By Staff Writer | 28th June 2013

The big news this week is that a reported $20 million paycheque has lured Liam Neeson back for a third Taken movie. There's no word yet on the plot, but does it really matter? Meanwhile,...

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Is 'The Counselor' Set For The Oscars? [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 26th June 2013

The trailer for Ridley Scott's upcoming gritty thriller The Counselor dropped yesterday, after the initial teaser was circulated in cryptic Russian. With a November release date, there's certainly enough time to build up anticipation for...

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The Counselor: First English Teaser Trailer Released [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 25th June 2013

From the writer of No Country For Old Men and the director of Prometheus comes new gritty thriller, The Counselor, with an incredible cast including Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Penélope...

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Michael Fassbender Linked To Olympics Beauty

31st May 2013

Hollywood star Michael Fassbender is dating British Olympic athlete Louise Hazel, according to a U.S. report.The Shame actor, 36, was spotted enjoying a meal with the 27-year-old heptathlete and his movie star pal Bradley Cooper...

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Michael Fassbender Dating Louise Hazel

31st May 2013

Michael Fassbender is dating British Olympian Louise Hazel.The 'X-Men: First Class' actor - who split from 'Shame' co-star Nicole Beharie in January - is thought to be getting cosy with the heptathlete and has introduced...

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Hugh Jackman's 'Ridiculous' Body

29th May 2013

Hugh Jackman's body is ''ridiculous'' in person.The 44-year-old actor has gotten in shape to reprise the role of Wolverine for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and his co-star Ellen Page has been impressed by his...

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X-men: Days Of Future Past 'Not Just A Sequel'

29th May 2013

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is ''not just a sequel''.Director Bryan Singer - who will helm the ambitious blockbuster project, uniting the casts of the original 'X-Men' trilogy and 2011 prequel 'X-Men: First Class'...

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Evan Peters Lands X-men Role

24th May 2013

Evan Peters has joined the cast of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'. The 'American Horror Story' star will play speedy mutant Quicksilver - a character who is also due to appear in Joss Whedon's 'The...

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Ewan Mcgregor Almost Fools Us All With Drastic New Make-over

By Joe Wilde | 22nd May 2013

Ewan McGregor is a well-known motorcycle enthusiast, so maybe thats what gave him away when he stepped out of a Beverley Hills salon this week looking almost unrecognisable. The actor, known for his ginger-blonde hair,...

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