TCM Makes Summer School Cool w/ Free Film Noir Course

TCM Makes Summer School Cool w/ Free Film Noir Course.


Prometheus Star Michael Fassbender on His Robotic Role and Why He Believes in Aliens

No wonder I love Fassbender in Prometheus, his character took one part Bogarde, another part O’Toole and another part Bowie in TMWFTE!


Michael Fassbender has had a busy couple of years. In 2011 alone, he played everything from a sex addict in Shame and Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method to X-Men’s Magneto and Jane Eyre’s Rochester. And now he’s adding a new kind of character to the already-full stable, as an android spaceship attendant named David in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, out in the U.S. on Friday. Fassbender caught up with TIME from London, where the film has already been released, to discuss how the character of David came to be—and whether he thinks a real-life David could ever exist.

You’ve said that when you were preparing for Shame, you spent a lot of time building out the character’s biography. Is that kind of character work possible when you’re playing a robot?

He’s got a life history of his own. It’s just probably not relationship-affected. A lot of the…

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The Royal Family of Broadway (George Cukor/Cyril Gardner, USA, 1930)

The Royal Family of Broadway (George Cukor/Cyril Gardner, USA, 1930).

Stars of Vaudeville #14: Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

“I didn’t care about the movies really. I was tall. I could talk. It was easy to do.” -Joseph Cotten

“I didn’t care about the movies really. I was tall. I could talk. It was easy to do.” -Joseph Cotten.

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