To say Steve McQueen’s latest film Shame is confronting is an understatement, and not just because of the intense and frequent sexual content. McQueen has again teamed with Michael Fassbender three years after their critically acclaimed Hunger, to tell a story of addiction and struggle. Fassbender plays Brandon Sullivan; a slick New York City [...]
Never Let Me Go is a curiously meditative film watching experience, it is neither delightful nor repulsive, yet lingers uncomfortably in the middle ground, never surprising you and always delivering what you expect.
Gordon Gekko (an always slimy Michael Douglas) has just been released from his prison sentence of 20 years (isn’t that a co-inky-dink?). Looking to repair his damaged relationship with his daughter (Carey Mulligan), Gekko forms an alliance with her fiancé Jacob (Shia LaBeouf), who during the same period in time unexpectedly loses his mentor (Frank Langella) and suspects his hedge fund manager (Josh Brolin) of being involved.