One of the things I will find myself wondering as I spend time with Fassbender is how true this is: whether his easygoing, chuckling demeanor at moments like this reflects a similar easygoingness inside—or whether, buried deep behind those sparkly eyes, there’s actually a whirlpool of fury and disdain and hurt at how it feels when you give your all for the type of performance that might define a career only to find it routinely reduced to a series of jokes about your genitalia, jokes that you are not only expected to tolerate but to laugh along with, and not only that but also to congratulate each new joker for his or her epic wit. - Chris Heath GQ 2012
I think of those words whenever I watch Shame. Those scenes break my heart every single time.
Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron being silly on the set of Prometheus.
*for no reason at all, here’s a gif set of Michael Fassbender’s hands.
Erik that’s enough!
Erik looking at Charles.