Vogue squanders Michael Fassbender
Sometimes one of the benefits of being a big publication is that you can nab big stars. Not just of the cover-girl kind, but leading male actors as has become something of a micro-trend amidst the pages of Vogue. The more craggy-faced and serious the actor, the more cinematic the quality they lend to the shoot. Pit them against a leading lady and voila! its like a blockbuster film cut down to a few pages.
The latest recruit is Michael Fassbender. Could you ask for better, what with that falconine nose and brooding frown, not to mention a string of acclaimed films under his belt? But nice as Craig McDean’s shoot is, Fassbender gets squandered. For a man who’s been Jane Eyre’s Rochester, an angry X-Men anti-hero and a tortured sex addict, all played with gritty emotion, drama isn’t really asking a lot. It’s part of the job.
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