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MOVIE REVIEWS: SHAME

December 2, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Steve McQueen’s Shame will not get you into the holiday spirit. “Critics by and large regard the movie as a difficult go — Michael Fassbender portrays Brandon Sullivan, a sex addict who no longer finds pleasurable — but nonetheless an admirable work of cinema craftsmanship. A handful disagree. A.O. Scott in the New York Times […]

STUDIO SAYS IT’S NOT ASHAMED OF NC-17 FOR SHAME

October 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Fox Searchlight has no intention of appealing the NC-17 rating meted out to director Steve McQueen’s Shame by the MPAA Classification and Rating Administration. “I think NC-17 is a badge of honor, not a scarlet letter. We believe it is time for the rating to become usable in a serious manner,” Searchlight President Steve Gilula […]

54TH LONDON FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The 54th annual London Film Festival opened Wednesday with the U.K. premiere of Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go. The celebrated cast, including Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Andrew Garfield were on hand, signing autographs for fans on the red carpet and speaking to reporters despite 45-degree weather. The film, based on the critically acclaimed […]