Tag Archives: Michael Fassbender


What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account? Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him. Amid the hurlyburly of war, Lady Macbeth sits alone on the chapel floor, lamenting what she has seen. Marion Cotillard looks out into the empty […]


Steve Jobs opens less than an hour before the Macintosh’s 1984 product launch, and there’s a risk the state-of-the-art personal computer won’t be able to say “Hello.” The entire launch hinges upon this delivery, our fictional Steve Jobs insists; without a friendly, comforting “Hello” to welcome the audience, nobody will buy the Mac. Yet despite the […]

No Shame in Not Campaigning

2011 was the year that America began to take notice of German-Irish actor Michael Fassbender. He played broody, secretive Edward Rochester in Cary Fukunaga’s refreshing take on Jane Eyre, Swiss psychiatrist and psychologist Carl Jung in David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method, the younger version of Ian McKellen’s magnetic super villain Magneto in X-Men: First Class, […]