SHAME Review

     December 1, 2011

[This is a reprint of my review from the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.  Shame opens tomorrow in limited release.] Alcoholics are told they’ll never find love in a bottle and drug addicts are told they’ll never find happiness in …

Red-Band Trailer for SHAME

     November 29, 2011

Fox Searchlight has debuted an online-only red-band trailer for Steve McQueen‘s Shame.  Like the previous trailers, Fox Searchlight has refused to manufacture a controversy based on the NC-17 rating or pretend there’s a titillating aspect to McQueen’s movie.  I really …

2012 Oscar Preview: Best Actor and Best Actress

     February 11, 2015

Yesterday we unveiled our picks for the top contenders in the Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories for the upcoming 84th Academy Awards. Today, we’re taking on Best Actor and Best Actress. Though it’s still relatively early in …