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Director Justin Kurzel has re-imagined Macbeth, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.

‘Macbeth’ enters modern digital age with aplomb

Dec 1, 2015
Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard lead the triumphant remake of Shakespeare's tragedy in "Macbeth."
Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks team up for the Cold War film “Bridge of Spies,” a retelling of the 1960 U-2 incident between the United States and Soviet Russia.

Tom Hanks stars in Steven Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’

Oct 19, 2015
Directed by Steven Spielberg, "Bridge of Spies" offers a consummately grim look into the intricacies of the Cold War, starring Tom Hanks as the righteous insurance lawyer who unwillingly finds himself lost in the intricacies of espionage.
Opening on October 16th, The Movie “The Assassin” displays the struggle between duty and morality in ninth-century China.

Stunning minimalism in ‘The Assassin’

Oct 12, 2015
Taiwanese martial arts film "The Assassin" brings morality to question in the face of duty, starring Shu Qi and Chang Chen.
Johnny Depp stars in Black Mass, as James Whitey Bulger.

‘Black Mass’ has Johnny Depp, not much else

Sep 22, 2015
Johnny Depp's performance as notorious crime boss Whitey Bulger in "Black Mass" makes the otherwise hackneyed film enjoyable.
For a New World To Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography is on exhibit at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.

Grey Art Gallery houses post-WWII Japan photography

Sep 21, 2015
Explore post-WWII Japan in the Grey Art Gallery's photographic exhibit, "For A New World To Come."