michael fassbender

An unusual action movie and a music documentary from one of the most respected filmmakers working today are out on Blu-ray and DVD now.

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This review originally appeared in shorter form on KSNT-NBC, KTKA-ABC, and KTMJ-FOX, Kansas First News. Making their way to Blu-ray and DVD this week are two movies that were big hits — one on the awards circuit and the other at the box office. Here’s two movies worth checking out on home video: Mission: Impossible […]

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Two critically acclaimed entries into the 2011 Oscar race make their way to DVD and Blu-ray, but one is significantly more successful than the other in the drama department.

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David Cronenberg delivers a character study centered around three people central to the birth of psychoanalysis. Michael Fassbender stars as Carl Jung, who would expand on the ideas of Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) to create analytical psychology. Jung’s breakthrough comes through his relationship with Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley), a mental patient whom he is able to help by applying Freud’s methods.

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‘Shame’, director Steve McQueen’s sophomore feature, tells the story of Brandon, a New York advertising exec and sex addict, whose wayward sister, Sissy, threatens to destroy his world’s delicate balance.

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