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Friday Sep 12 | Daily Mail

Kate Hudson shows off her washboard stomach in tiny crop for new magazine photoshoot

And for a new magazine photoshoot Kate Hudson put her fabulous physique and washboard stomach on display in a tiny crop top. And while the 35-year-old blonde beauty may be engaged to English musician Matthew Bellamy, she also listed which of Hollywood's hottest men she dreams of working with in the accompanying interview.

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Related Topix: Wish I Was Here, Almost Famous, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Adventure, Celebrities, Kate Hudson, Silver Linings Playbook, Bradley Cooper

Friday Sep 12 | Cinema Blend News

Robert Downey Jr. May Join Michael Fassbender's Assassin's Creed

Robert Downey Jr. isn't opposed to franchises . The massive movie star isn't opposed to role-playing in epic period thrillers.

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Related Topix: Sherlock Holmes, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Assassin's Creed , Ubisoft, Video Games

Friday Sep 12 | MTV

James McAvoy Will Shave The Day (And His Hair) In Next 'X-Men' Movie

In a little less than two years, " X-Men: Apocalypse " will arrive, bringing us our next adventure featuring James McAvoy 's Charles Xavier and Michael Fassbender 's Magneto. But even now, we already know about one of the film's most major casualties: Xavier's hair.

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Related Topix: X-Men: First Class, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, James McAvoy

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Fassbender is "Frank," a man with no face

Frank, the head of an underground punk-rock band, wears an oversized fake head 24 hours a day - even when he's asleep. His search for identity is at the center of "Frank," the totally original movie that takes Michael Fassbender undercover in the title role.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

10 Fictional Bands So Good You Wish They Were Real

The release of the critically-acclaimed indie movie Frank starring Michael Fassbender as the troubled leader of a rock band who lives inside a fiberglass head has introduced a new, great fictional band in film. Fassbender's Syd Barrett-esque character fronts the group composed of an angry theremin player played by Maggie Gyllenhaal, a bassist/guitarist who refuses to speak anything other than French played by actor Francois Civil, real-life musician Carla Azar of Autolux and Jack White's backing band, and a drummer reminiscent of the Velvet Underground's Moe Tucker.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Examiner.com

'Frank' Movie Review

Starting out a review that this film isn't for everyone might send out the wrong message. The film 'Frank' is quirky.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Shame

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

European Giants Svensk and Studiocanal Join Forces

Scandinavian company Svensk has signed an output deal with France's Studiocanal that will see Svensk take all rights in Nordic territories for new Studiocanal films. The deal includes such high-profile titles as Justin Kurzel 's Macbeth , starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard ; Paul King 's Paddington featuring Ben Whishaw as the voice of as the voice of Paddington Bear and co-starring Nicole Kidman and Dr Who 's Peter The deal will also see the two European giants join forces on English-language co-productions set in the Nordic territories.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The King, Business News

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Miami Hurricane

Frank Review 9/8

About half an hour into the movie, Domhnall Gleeson stares at Michael Fassbender - who's wearing an oblong mask with blank blue eyes, plasticized hair and a slightly surprised, open mouth - and asks the question we're all wondering: "Why do you wear that?" There's no simple answer. And this is not a simple movie.

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Related Topix: Domhnall Gleeson

Los Angeles Times

'Frank' strangely softens an icy Michael Fassbender

Fest jammed with good, good stuff. Tough TIFF choices Every. Single. Day. @TIFF_NET "Frank's" strangely engaging fun is in great measure due to the agility of Michael Fassbender's physicality, rather than the intensity of his face.

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Related Topix: Shame, Music, Entertainment

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

British prison drama 'Starred Up' gets brutal

If holding the viewer captive is the obvious goal of any good prison drama, the British jailhouse shocker "Starred Up" puts one in solitary confinement for two hours, making us feel its feral protagonist's desire to scratch, stab or bite his keepers - or die trying.

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Related Topix: Hunger, Spread, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Festival fodder rides on wacky musical adventure

Maggie Gyllenhaal, left, Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson are bandmates trying to make it big in "Frank."

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Related Topix: Domhnall Gleeson

Thu Aug 28, 2014

MLive.com

'Frank' movie review: Michael Fassbender finds...

"Frank" explores creativity - where it comes from, what to do with it, where it takes you.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Frankly Speaking...

I'D LIKE TO THINK Mercury Senior Editor Erik Henriksen asked me to review Frank because he knows I'm a fan of author and journalist Jon Ronson , as well as a shameless Anglophile with a decent knowledge of Britpop history - thus making me uniquely qualified to contextually analyze this film.

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Related Topix: Journalism

The Arizona Republic

5 essential Michael Fassbender movies

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1pibCNA The suave Irish-German actor seemingly catapulted to leading-man status overnight, and now he's starring in virtually everything, from comic-book films to Victorian romances to sci-fi blockbusters.

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Related Topix: Hunger, Shame, Fish Tank, X-Men: First Class, Inglourious Basterds, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Frank: Michael Fassbender as an Extremely Shy Rock Star

Instead he inspires fierce, cultish devotion among his followers-which is to say his band, the Soronprfbs, for they may have no actual fans.

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Related Topix: Domhnall Gleeson

Mon Aug 25, 2014

International Business Times

Ice Bucket Challenge: Sir Patrick Stewart Participates In Raising...

Sir Patrick Stewart took part in the viral challenge but the 74-year-old English actor had his own way of doing the "Ice Bucket Challenge" which has been described as a classy move.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, X-Men, Action Movies, Patrick Stewart, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Ian McKellen

Examiner.com

'Frank': Read the book instead

" Frank " is hugely disappointing. In fact, except for the acting ofDomhnall Gleeson, who is NOT Frank , the film is a complete waste of one's time.

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Related Topix: Domhnall Gleeson

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Examiner.com

DVD review: '12 Years A Slave'

Michael Fassbender sits down with Gregory Ellwood to talk playing a slave owner for the historical Steve McQueen directed period drama, '12 Years A Slave.'

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Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch

SF Appeal

Weekend Watch: Frank, Sin City: A Dame To Die For, To Be Takei, If I...

When I first heard of the movie Frank , back when it played the SFIFF, I thought it was a pretty insane concept for a movie: Michael Fassbender as the lead singer of an indie band who is always-always-wearing a giant paper mache head? I mean, ridiculous, right? Turns out, yes, it's still kind of ridiculous.

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KQED

'Frank' Talk: That's Michael Fassbender Inside That Big Head

There are a number of reasons why you shouldn't cast Michael Fassbender in your movie and have him wear a giant, papier-mA chA© head throughout, but most central is that he has a wonderfully emotive face , one that's central to his acting abilities and that happens to be as attractive as it is talented.

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Related Topix: Prometheus, Shame

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