MICHAEL FASSBENDER

  • 'XMen: Days of Future Past' review: There's a popcorn blockbuster quality to this emotional drama May 23, 2014

    Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart and Halle Berry Director: Bryan Singer It was never going to be easy to top Matthew Vaughn's crackling 2011 prequel 'XMen: First Class', which rejuvenated the flailing XMen movie series with a clever 60sset origin story. But Bryan Singer, returning...
  • Watch: Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Hugh Jackman show off their dance moves on 'The Graham Nortan Show' May 5, 2014

    Probably the most goodlooking superheroes/mutants to share a stage EVER, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Hugh Jackman danced on the tune of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred lines' on The Graham Norton Show recently. The three of them will be seen in the characters of Magneto, Professor X and Wolverine, respectively, in...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer: Will Bryan Singer's mutant epic find several takers? March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Fox has released the second trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', four months after the first was shared. The Marvel saga, which has been directed by Bryan Singer, revolves around Hugh Jackman's Wolverine leaving no stone unturned to change history by being sent into the past to...
  • '12 Years A Slave' review: The film breathes with reality January 31, 2014

    Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedit Cumberbatch, Michael Fassbender, Paul Giamatti, Paul Dano, Lupita Nyong'o, Brad Pitt Director: Steve McQueen There are enough scenes of brutal violence in 12 Years a Slave to make your skin crawl. But few are as disturbing and as genuinely shocking as one in which a black slave is...
  • '12 Years A Slave' Tweet Review: A fantastic drama you don't want to miss January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: '12 Years A Slave' is nominated in several categories for this year's Oscar Awards, and is all set to give a tough competition to films like 'Gravity' and 'American Hustle'. The film opened to positive criticism in the West and now it has hit the Indian screens. Directed by...
  • 12 Years A Slave: Ejiofor or Fassbender, who will steal the show? January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Irish actor Michael Fassbender will be seen as a brutal plantation owner and slave master Edwin Epps in '12 Years A Slave'. He describes it as one of the most petrifying characters he has come across. The 36yearold, who has been nominated in the best actor in a supporting...
  • Sneak peek: Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender in 'The Counselor' July 23, 2013

    Directed by Ridley Scott, 'The Counselor' stars Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. It is set to be released in October, 2013. ...
  • '12 years a Slave' is based on an autobiographical book by Solomon Northup July 18, 2013

    '12 years a Slave' is a historical drama that is based on an autobiographical book of the same name by Solomon Northup. This movie about a free black man who was sold into slavery. ...
  • Spanish director wins YouTube online festival September 3, 2012

    Venice: Spanish filmmaker David Victori has won the inaugural edition of YouTube's Your Film Festival for his short movie The Guilt. The winner was announced on the sidelines of the Venice Film Festival after selection by a jury that included director Ridley Scott and actor Michael Fassbender. Victori, whose movie focuses...
  • Masand: Prometheus is unquestionably entertaining June 9, 2012

    Cast: Noomi Rapace, Logan MarshallGreen, Michael Fassbender Director: Ridley Scott With 'Prometheus', director Ridley Scott returns to his scifi roots after 30 long years, delivering what is clearly an ambitious, epicsized prequel to Alien, but one thats sadly missing the very clarity and urgency of that film. In 2093, after discovering an...
  • Friday Release: 'Prometheus' brings aliens back June 7, 2012

    Los Angeles: Since hatching 'Alien' 33 years ago, Ridley Scott has hoped no other filmmaker would try to answer this question: Where did the space eggs containing those terrifying beasts come from? Scott has hints of an answer himself with 'Prometheus,' a cousin to 'Alien' that opens on June 8...
  • Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce talk about 'Prometheus' June 6, 2012

    Ridley Scott's first scifi film in 30 years, 'Prometheus' has been described as something of a prequel to his chilling 1979 classic 'Alien'. ...
  • 'The Hunger Games' tops MTV Movie Awards June 4, 2012

    Los Angeles: The fan votes, not just the odds, were in 'The Hunger Games' favor at the MTV Movie Awards. The dystopian survival saga escaped from Sunday's 21st annual extravaganza with the most golden popcornshaped trophies, including best fight for the film's final threeway battle and best onscreen transformation for...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Prometheus' April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'Prometheus' is out. Directed by Ridley Scott, the film stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan MarshallGreen, and Charlize Theron in pivotal roles. The film revolves around the story of a spaceship which finds an advanced alien community in the space. ...
  • Charlize Theron to star in 'Agent 13' April 21, 2012

    London: Actress Charlize Theron says she is all set to star in scifi movie 'Agent 13'. The 36yearold actress, who will star as a space exploration company executive Meredith Vickers in the film, said 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' director Rupert Wyatt will direct the project, reported Contactmusic. "I...
  • Sneak peek: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' March 21, 2012

    Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender lead the cast of this space adventure which lands in theatres this June. ...
  • Christian Bale turns down 'Noah' December 2, 2011

    Los Angeles: 'The Dark Knight' star Christian Bale has pulled out of Darren Aronofsky's Biblical epic 'Noah'. Michael Fassbender is the first choice to take over the role following Bale's exit. The 37yearold actor was set to take on the titular character in the forthcoming Biblical epic, about a man...
  • 'XMen' packs a punch in opening week June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Director Matthew Vaughn and his writers did a fascinating job in depicting the mutant universe, their fears and their need to belong in XMen: First Class and the actionadventure flick has not only received rave reviews, it has earned rich dividends at the Indian box office by grossing...