Tag Archives: Aaron Sorkin

Film Review: Molly’s Game (USA, 2017) is as sophisticated as it is entertaining

Known for his rapid-fire flair for dialogue, writer Aaron Sorkin proves ideally suited to tackling the true story of Molly Bloom.  Bloom, a former professional skier, earned her stripes working under one of the co-owners of the infamous Viper Room as she recruited high-profile talent to take part in secretive poker games in the club’s basement.... Continue Reading

Michael Fassbender’s turn in Steve Jobs looking a heck of a lot better than Kutcher’s effort…

Though he may have looked the part, the rushed job that was Jobs – starring Aston Kutcher in the lead role – was far from a critical or box office hit. But there has always been another major Steve Jobs film in the pipeline and today we got the first taste of it. Directed by prolific filmmaker Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) and written by the incomparable Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network), the film – starring Michael Fassbender as Jobs – is looking like it will deliver on its promise of being “the” Steve Jobs film that his unique story deserved. And the casting is pretty fantastic. Seth Rogen looks like he’ll deliver a solid Steve Wozniak…... Continue Reading