Tag Archives: Michael Fassbender

Videogame Film Adaptations

18 Nov

Two well-known actors Collin Ferrell (“Minority Report”, “Fright Night”, and “Total Recall”) and Michael Fassbinder (“A Dangerous Method,” “Shame”, and “Twenty Years a Slave”) recently announced their intentions to appear in two currently popular videogame inspired movies or adaptations.  Collin Ferrell will star in “World of Warcraft.” Michael Fassbinder will star in “Assassin’s Creed”.  Other films in development starring other leading actors include: “Splinter Cell (TBC)” starring Tom Hardy, The Need for Speed, starring Jason Aaron, etc. [1]

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Movie Buzz: 6/8

8 Jun

We all remember how we felt watching Aliens many years ago.  We get to experience those feelings again with younger generations with the theatrical release of Prometheus.  Is it worth the money?  Let’s find out! Continue reading

Movie Buzz: Limited Edition 12-9

9 Dec

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 continues to take the number one slot at the box office grossing $16.5 million for the week.  The Muppets doesn’t disappoint in the number two slot grossing $11.1 million. Last weekend, 3 major movies opened: Shame, The Artist, and A Dangerous Method. However, these films are only in limited release.  Movies that are anticipated or critically acclaimed are limited in theaters during the autumn to qualify them for the Academy Awards, per award rules. A film must qualify in the previous calendar year, thus ending on December 31.[1]  If these films do well, they generally are out in wide release during January and February.  In honor of our 3 major limited release films, LIH brings you:

“Movie Buzz: Limited Edition!!!”

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Shame: Not so Shameful at the BOX OFFICE

5 Dec

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The film Shame opened in theaters this past weekend with an impressive turn out despite its NC-17 rating.  The film stars Michael Fassbender who’s getting a lot of critical praise for his performance in this film. However, the big news is the subject matter of this film which chronicles the life of a sex addict. The film is directed by Steve McQueen and adult audiences could not wait to see it. It had its third best limited debut ever for a NC-17.[1]

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Movie Buzz 12-2

2 Dec

Breaking Dawn: Part 1 took the #1 spot again last weekend with The Muppets coming in at #2 and Arthur Christmas came in at #4. Last week we had 3 films open. Let’s see how well they did and if they are worth the money![1]

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