A laugh for every emotion
Did any of you recognize anything particular about Michael Fassbender’s laugh?
I did, and I want to try to explain it.
Michael Fassbender does not do comedies. In fact, his best role was the lead in Shame, a drama written and directed by Steve McQueen about a (socially) disturbed sex addict. It is the least sensual film about any related topic you can imagine. You should watch it. Superb acting.
So Fassbender’s job is not being funny or (pretend-)laughing about other people’s jokes. His job though is, like any actor, to present himself at red-carpet events, like he does here:
Looks quite sincere, doesn’t it?
Or does it?
He could also be thinking: “Hahaha, that effing a**hole doesn’t know that he’ll be fired after this gig. It could also very well be the laugh of someone who has just tricked somebody and laughs out of joy over that person’s approaching doom.
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