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2 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Michael Fassbender gets big head in 'Frank' to make point about TMZ era

Maggie Gyllenhaal, a masked Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson star in "Frank," about a musician who performs and lives wearing a fake head.


Related Topix: Domhnall Gleeson, Pop/Rock, The Contenders, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Refinery 29

Redheaded Men Are Finally Getting Their Due

Name three hot redheaded men. Prince Harry, Damian Lewis, and Michael Fassbender.


Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry

Tue Aug 19, 2014

East Bay Express


Jon Burroughs is a shy, sincere, self-conscious, red-haired young Englishman who works in an office, lives with his parents, and composes dreadful songs.


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Rachel Weisz and Michael Fassbender begin shooting The Light Between Oceans

Rachel and Michael, along with the rest of the cast and crew, Carr explained to Variety, "The production coming here is the result of successful collaboration between a range of agencies including Marlborough District Council, Film Otago Southland and Film New Zealand working together with the producers."


The Florida Times-Union

'The Counselor': Tale of greed, death a guilty pleasure for sure

This is a film that deals with themes of greed and death, the primal instincts of humans and their consequences - or so says Wikipedia.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Indian Television

Highly-rated at Sundance, musical comedy 'Frank' released in the US

NEW DELHI: Lenny Abrahamson's film 'Frank', which got rave reviews at the premiere at Sundance, was released in the United States this week.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Nation

Fassbender to film in New Zealand

Michael Fassbender is headed to New Zealand to shoot his new film, drama The Light Between Oceans.



'Frank' stars Michael Fassbender without his handsome head

On Aug. 7, 2014 Examiner Dorri Olds spoke with members of the cast of " Frank ," a British indie film.


Related Topix: Domhnall Gleeson, Pop/Rock, The Doors

Hollywood Reporter

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Expendables 3,'...

See what THR's critics are saying about the action flick and the buddy-cop comedy, plus the Jeff Bridges-Meryl Streep sci-fi film 'The Giver,' the Michael Fassbender dramedy 'Frank' and the Aubrey Plaza zombie comedy 'Life After Beth' It's a weekend of mercenaries, fake police officers and utopian-community dwellers as The Expendables 3 , Let's Be ... (more)


Related Topix: The Expendables, Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Something Borrowed, Salt


Ahead Of US Release, Quirky Musical Comedy "Frank" Strikes The Right Chord With Critics

This week, Lenny Abrahamson's Frank came out of nowhere to great reviews and optimistic weekend predictions.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014


Specialty Preview: IFC Takes Second Steve Coogan 'Trip'...

In this weekend's specialty box-office debuts, IFC Films hopes to replicate the critical and commercial success of Michael Winterbottom's first amusing little travelogue/talker of a feature, The Trip, with a stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon , the entertainingly garrulous pair on yet another jaunt across restaurants, countryside and philosophy.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Steve Coogan, Media, Magnolia Pictures, SXSW, Inc

Hollywood Reporter

Dreamworks Confirms NZ Shoot for Michael Fassbender starrer 'The Light Between Oce

The drama based on M.L. Stedman's New York Times bestseller of the same name, also stars Rachel Weisz and Alicia Vikander New Zealand has trumped Australia as the location for Derek Cianfrance 's The Light Between Oceans DreamWorks Studios and locations agency Film NZ announced Wednesday.


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Wed Aug 13, 2014


Fassbender Isn't Worried About Selling Out

Michael Fassbender has chosen a mix of large scale event films and smaller, more character-driven fare throughout the course of his career; and that trend has remained the same, even as his star has risen.


Tue Aug 12, 2014


X-Men star heads to Marlborough

COMING SOON: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander will star in The Light Between Oceans, which begins filming in Marlborough next month.


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USA Today

'Frank' features Fassbender as never before

'Frank' features Fassbender as never before Michael Fassbender embraces a playfully anarchic side as a musician with a fake head in "Frank."


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Mon Aug 11, 2014


X-Men: Apocalypse - Michael Fassbender Pitched A Specific Magneto Story

Bryan Singer and screenwriter Simon Kinberg are busy at work on the script for X-Men: Apocalypse.


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If Michael Fassbender Wants A Faithful 'Assassin's...

The "Assassin's Creed" movie is scheduled to hit theaters next May, but so far all we have to show for it are a potential leading man, Michael Fassbender, and an interested director, Justin Kurzel, who worked with the actor on "MacBeth."