• This photo provided by The Weinstein Company shows, Michael Fassbender, left, as Macbeth, and Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth, in a scene from the film, "Macbeth." (Jonathan Olley/The Weinstein Company via AP)

    Review: Fassbender broods mightily in Kurzel’s ‘Macbeth’

    William Shakespeare’s Scottish play gets a highly stylized, moody and occasionally mystifying update, courtesy of Justin Kurzel, the Australian director responsible for the haunting “Snowtown.”

  • This photo provided by Focus Features shows, Eddie Redmayne, left, as Lili Elbe, and Alicia Vikander as Gerda Wegener, in Tom Hooper’s "The Danish Girl." The movie opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 27, 2015. (Agatha A. Nitecka/Focus Features via AP)

    Review: Resonant ‘Danish Girl’ explores life of Lili Elbe

    Most people probably don’t know the name Lili Elbe. This reviewer didn’t. But Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl” will make sure you won’t soon forget the transgender icon, even if this well-intentioned, extravagant movie leaves you with more questions than revelations.