In the perfect pairing of actor and role, Bowie's Goblin King dominates Jim Henson's Labyrinth in full glam rock glory.
Older Bowie may be les sensual, but the danger behind his eyes suits the inventor of the movie's horribly magical device.
Bowie's alien who becomes disenfranchised with mankind proves he can do more than appear beautiful and inhuman.
Bowie plays an immortal vampire -- who also ages. His realization of that is more powerful than his bloodsucking.
Bowie's character has spent two years in a living nightmare, and is so affected his vanishing into thin air feels almost natural.
Bowie plays a 400-year-old mentor and friend to a terminally ill 12-year-old. He also appears disturbingly sexual.