Michael Fassbender Is a Detective Named Harry Hole In The Snowman

This is the trailer for The Snowman, a new thriller about a serial killer who cuts off the heads of “women he disapproves of,” which leads to a manhunt led by two detectives, Harry Hole and Katrine Bratt. It’s based on a book from Norway’s popular Harry Hole series, which are apparently Scandinavia’s answer to the…

Michael Fassbender's Macbeth Is an Impossibly Bleak Look at Shakespeare's Maddest King

Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth—starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard—opens on a shot of a dead child’s face and only gets darker from there. While Shakespeare’s play about the Scottish thane and his wife who murder their way into power has never been a joyous romp, there’s something staggeringly bleak about this…

Steve Jobs Is a Breathlessly Written, Mostly Unbelievable Showcase for Aaron Sorkin

You could call Steve Jobs a filmed adaptation of a book. Or, more accurately, you could call it a filmed adaptation of a book that’s structured like a play. More simply, you could just call it a filmed play. And—if you wanted to get complicated—you could call it a film based on a book based on a man and written in the…