4 items from 2011
Director: Steve McQueen Writers: Steve McQueen, Abi Morgan Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, Nicole Beharie, James Badge Dale, Alex Manette, Elizabeth Masucci, Robert Montano, Hannah Ware, Calamity Chang, DeeDee Luxe I wonder if Ron Jeremy is getting jealous over of all of the publicity that has been generated by Michael Fassbender's penis? It is quite impressive -- the publicity, that is -- and while discussing writer-director Steve McQueen's Shame, it is the elephant in the room. (That is not intended to be a comment on the size of said penis, though you can take it as one if you wish, as Smells Like Screen Spirit is a classy publication that does not intend to focus its efforts on the critiquing of actors' genitalia.) The reason Fassbender's penis is getting so much press is because film audiences (especially within the puritanical boarders of the United States) are not used »
- Don Simpson
Lynne Ramsay is a director who has gained a cult following through her first two movies, Ratcatcher and Morvern Callar, and (hopefully) will gain a larger following with her third offering, We Need to Talk About Kevin. This wonderful indie drama follows Eva Khatchadourian (Tilda Swinton), a mother whose traumatic plight we follow through a unique narrative style. I recently had the privilege of speaking with Lynne Ramsay over the phone about We Need to Talk About Kevin, which opens in limited release December 9, and here's what she had to say.
I stuck around for the Q&A after the movie, and Tilda (Swinton) talked a bit about the differences between the book and the movie. I haven't read the book, but I thought it was interesting that the book, it seems, is a series of letters. »
Fox Searchlight has released a new red band trailer for Shame, which hits theaters in limited release December 2. Click on the video player below for a fresh look at this Nc-17 rated drama starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan.
Click to watch Shame Red Band Trailer!
Shame comes to theaters December 2nd, 2011 and stars Michael Fassbender, Lucy Walters, Mari-Ange Ramirez, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Alex Manette, Hannah Ware, Elizabeth Masucci. The film is directed by Steve McQueen. »
Shame Trailer. Steve McQueen‘s Shame (2011) international movie trailer stars Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Amy Hargreaves, and Elizabeth Masucci. Shame‘s plot synopsis: “Shame centers around a New Yorker named Brandon (Fassbender) who avoids intimacy but is compulsively addicted to sex. When his troubled younger sister (Mulligan) comes to stay with him in his apartment, he finds his orderly life disrupted by her presence and reminders of their unhappy past.”
I saw a brief clip for this film months ago and instantly became intrigued by the film. Now the international movie trailer has been released and I like what I see and more importantly what I do not see.
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Though it is, by all accounts, a powerful character-driven drama, it’s gained some notoriety for reports of its rather explicit portrayals of “male and female full-frontal nudity, graphic depictions of straight/gay/threeway sex, »
4 items from 2011
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