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‘Macbeth’ enters modern digital age with aplomb

‘Macbeth’ enters modern digital age with aplomb

By Min-Wei Lee, Contributing Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard lead the triumphant remake of Shakespeare's tragedy in "Macbeth."

‘Steve Jobs’ shows tougher side of icon

‘Steve Jobs’ shows tougher side of icon

By Stephen Spoth, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Explore the darker side of the infamous tech giant in the Aaron Sorkin-written biopic "Steve Jobs."

Highly anticipated films on horizon

January 27, 2014


Filed under Arts

Hollywood is always looking to start fresh and improve the movie-going experience for audiences. However, year after year they trot out similar trends. This new year is no exception: we will recognize many familiar strategies employed to varied results. As ever, large ensemble casts of A-list talent are po...

Steve McQueen awakens emotions in ’12 Years a Slave’

Steve McQueen awakens emotions in ’12 Years a Slave’

October 17, 2013


Filed under Arts

  One of the many reasons “12 Years a Slave” is great is its resistance against depending on violence to elicit an emotional reaction. Of course, because the film is a slave narrative, director Steve McQueen never holds back from showing the brutality of the whippings, rapes and emoti...