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In Review: A Dangerous Method

By Maryann O’Connor

A Dangerous Method, based on the book by John Kerr, focuses on the fragile friendship and exchange of ideas between psychoanalysis legends Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) and Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), which began in the first few years of the 20th century. Continue reading

Picturehouse launches in the heart of Hackney

By Helen Cox

Photograph ©Joanne Davidson/The Picture Library Ltd.

Local Hackney resident, and award-winning actor, Michael Fassbender was amongst the modest band of supporters who gathered for the launch of Hackney Picturehouse yesterday. Continue reading

In Review: Jane Eyre (2011)

By Adam Vaughan

Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre has experienced much heartache on the big and small screen across the decades, dealing with the advances by and her attraction towards her employer, the secretive Mr Rochester. Continue reading

In Review: X-Men: First Class (2011)

By David Katz

X-Men: First Class beams into cinemas this summer attempting to capitalise on the reboot trend that has revitalised blockbuster filmmaking. It’s a method that’s worked beautifully and naturally for the Batman, James Bond and Star Trek franchises: take an enduring character people know and love, restart the internal continuity with a hot new star, and watch the cash fly in.  Continue reading