I want to rub this trailer all over me – Shame

Shame is, by far, one of my most anticipated films of the year.  Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen are synergy incarnate.  Finally the trailer has arrived, and it’s breathtaking.  Read More

First Images From Steve McQueen’s Shame, Starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan

When Hunger was released in 2008, it violently grabbed my attention and has remained one of my favorite films of the last few years. Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender together generate the sort of synergy rarely seen between an actor and director. So I was extremely happy when I it was announced they’d be working together again on a film named Shamed, also costarring Carey Mulligan. Finally, we have some stills from the film, and while they... Read More

I want to rub this poster all over me – Shame

The first poster has surfaced for the new film, Shame.  Why is Shame so special?  Yes, it does share its title with a particularly poignant Bergman film from the sixties.  But also because Steve McQueen is directing.  And Michael Fassbender is starring.  Yes, it’s true.  And if this film is anything like Hunger, it’s going to be one of my favorite films of the last few years. There’s not much about the project that has been... Read More