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Shame (2011 movie)

4 Ratings: 4.3
A 2011 movie directed by Steve McQueen.
6 reviews about Shame (2011 movie)
review by . June 15, 2012
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Courageous, Truthful and Mesmerizing Portrayal of Sex Addiction
Addiction has its many shapes and forms. I’ve always believed that no one wants to be an addict to hurt himself or to ruin his life--I believe that one becomes an addict for the promise of becoming better. Stronger. Smarter. Suaver. Cooler. Richer. Braver. The promise is always fulfilling but that promise is always a lie. It is a lesson that a lot of people have learned or are learning, if you never had to learn this agonizing human lesson then you are fortunate.      So, …
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
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Following up his intensely realistic drama “Hunger”, director Steve McQueen follows it up with a second collaboration with actor Michael Fassbender called “Shame”.      McQueen handles this film’s concept quite well and he seemed to have done his homework on his premise. Fassbender makes a very convincing, bold and daring portrayal of an office guy named Brandon, struggling with his sex addiction. Carey Mulligan is just as good lending him support …
review by . September 17, 2011
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Ain't No Shame
  SHAME Written and Directed by Steve McQueen Starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan   Brandon: Some people fuck up all the time.   Steve McQueen’s sophomore film, SHAME, begins with his returning star, Michael Fassbender, lying in bed, staring at the ceiling or into some far off space. He doesn’t move; he just lies there half covered by the blankets for some time. Something in his eyes suggests he can’t move just yet. He is trapped in those precious …
review by . December 01, 2011
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'Shame' 'Two Jews On Film' Are Addicted To 'Steve McQueen's' Raw Voyage Into Sexual Addiction
         A goodlooking man in his thirties sits on a New York City subway starring intensely at a married woman seated across from him.  It's obvious to the viewer that he's hitting on her and it's just as obvious, that's she's enjoying it.      The man is Brandon (Michael Fassbender) and he is a sex addict.  Thanks to Steve McQueen's brilliant direction, we get to be a voyeur into Brandon's …
review by . December 03, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         Brandon (Michael Fassbender) is an addict. His drug is not heroin, cocaine, meth, or alcohol, but sex. Although he can function in social scenarios, he’s hindered by uncontrollable urges, and his only fix is to have an orgasm. He needs this many times a day just to get back up to normal. Several shots of his face throughout the film make it clear that the sensation has long since stopped giving him pleasure. One near the end, for example, …
Quick Tip by . December 04, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Anyone interested in a little more insight into this fantastic film should check out my interview with star, Michael Fassbender ...    http://blacksheepreviews.blogspot.com/2011/12/aint-no-shame.html    Thanks for reading!
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