Sunday, October 26, 2008

Michael wins Best Actor at Chicago Film Festival

Congratulations to Michael Fassbender for winning his second film festival award for Best Actor in 'Hunger'. Steve McQueen also won as the film was honored as the Best Film. If Michael can keep up this momentum of winning the top acting prize at film festivals, his chances improve to be recognized by Hollywood during awards season time.

Here is the official NBC Chicago press release:

The Chicago International Film Festival announced the winner of this year's Golden Hugo award, "Hunger," the story of Bobby Sands hunger strike.
The Silver Hugo for best anchor went to Michael Fassbender for "Hunger," also. The awards were announced at he Vertigo Sky Lounge in the Dana Hotel.
Tribune film critic Michael Phillips has more in his Chicago Tribune blog, Talking Pictures.

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