Shame (2011)
Screened in December 2011
Director: Steve McQueen. Cast: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Lucy Walters, Elizabeth Masucci, Anna Rose Hopkins, Chazz Menendez, Alex Manette, Robert Montano. Screenplay: Steve McQueen and Abi Morgan.
Twitter Capsule: Vacillates between moody insight and straw-grasping. Best scene, the date, stuck in patchiest section, the middle. Mercurial.

Photo © 2011 Fox Searchlight Pictures/Film Four
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B


Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Drama): Michael Fassbender

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival: Best Actor (Fassbender); FIPRESCI Prizeout
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Fassbender; also cited for A Dangerous Method, Jane Eyre, and X-Men: First Class)
National Board of Review: Spotlight Award (Fassbender; also cited for A Dangerous Method, Jane Eyre, and X-Men: First Class)
British Independent Film Awards: Best Actor (Fassbender)

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