Last year could have easily been called the year of Michael Fassbender. After starring in “X-Men: First Class,” “Jane Eyre,” and “A Dangerous Method,” he famously dropped trou’ in “Shame” (which, perhaps even more famously, he did not receive an Oscar nod for). Needless to say, the actor’s 2012 has a lot to live up to.
And it looks like Fassbender is ready for the challenge. This summer, he’ll be starring… Continue reading Michael Fassbender Talks 'Prometheus,' 'Shame' Oscar Snub And Penis Jokes In GQ
An NC-17 rating is often the kiss of death for a movie, but one South Carolina theater is seeing boffo business for “Shame” after fliers that condemn the film started popping up around town. The fliers dub the Nickelodeon theater a “den of shame” and caution people not to see the movie, which features ample sex scenes and full-frontal nudity from lead Michael Fassbender. The 75-seat art-house theater (no relation… Continue reading 'Shame' 'Den Of Sin': Fliers Warn Moviegoers About South Carolina Theater Showing Michael Fassbender Indie (VIDEO)
This list started life as the “11 Sexiest Movie Scenes of 2011.” Unfortunately, there was one problem: Not a lot of people were having happy, fulfilling sex in the movies this year. Almost every time a pair of actors were about to get it on, we got a PG-13 evening instead of an R-rated one — to quote Emma Stone’s in ‘Crazy, Stupid Love,’ right before… Continue reading Most Awkward Sex Scenes of 2011: From 'Breaking Dawn' to 'Shame,' the Top 11 in '11
Short answer to that scintillating headline: No way! However, these two films have more in common than you might initially think — and not just because they both come from the same studio (Fox Searchlight). Ahead, five reasons the Steve McQueen-directed sex-addiction drama ‘Shame’ is the ‘Black Swan’ of the 2011 gaggle.
1. Outstanding lead performances in not-so-outstanding moviesAs awards season dragged on at the end of… Continue reading Is 'Shame' the 'Black Swan' of 2011?
Wondering what to see in theaters this weekend? Here’s a hint: something you didn’t see last weekend! Your (very limited) Weekend Movie Preview has arrived.
Take a picture of this weekend; it’s one of the rare ones when no wide releases hit theaters for your viewing pleasure. The good news is that there are plenty of holdovers for you to enjoy. ‘The Muppets‘ and ‘Breaking Dawn‘… Continue reading New Releases: 'Shame,' 'Answers to Nothing' and Many Holdovers