Tag Archives: Shame

Spotlight on the Stars: Michael Fassbender

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at one of the business’s hottest names…one Michael Fassbender. In a rather short period of time, he’s gone from a character actor to a critical darling to a superstar, with an Academy Award nomination thrown in there for good[...]

12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen and supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o to be honored at Hollywood Film Awards

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that Fox Searchlight’s “12 Years a Slave” director, Steve McQueen will be honored with the “Hollywood Breakout Director Award,” and actress Lupita Nyong’o will receive the “New Hollywood Award” for her great performance. The[...]

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” to be re-released

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that the company will re-release director Benh Zeitlin’s Academy-Award nominated film BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD in select cities for a special return engagement on Friday, January 18. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best[...]

“SHAME” – Take Home the Most Controversial and Provocative Film of the Year

HollywoodNews.com: From visionary director Steve McQueen, one of the most talked about films of 2011 comes home to stunning Blu-ray from Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A film festival powerhouse, SHAME has captivated viewers through its haunting depiction of the life of a sex addict and his[...]

‘Housewives of Beverly Hills’ reunion finishes with heavy topics

HollywoodNews.com: The ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ reunion finished up last night with some heavy subjects in regard to castmates Taylor Armstrong and Kim Richards. Both cast members opened up about difficult times in their lives that were going on during the filming of the second season, states RadarOnline.com. Taylor[...]

Oscars: On “Shame,” and its NC-17 rating – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Steve McQueen’s frank, demanding “Shame” arrives in theaters on Dec. 2 – at the height of its Oscar campaign – with a dreaded NC-17 rating due to the film’s graphic nudity and cold, unflinching approach to sex. And while one of the film’s stars thinks its[...]

Oscars: “Shame” launches official Web site – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: An Oscar campaign I’m anxious to track this season is the one Fox Searchlight plans to mount on behalf of Steve McQueen’s “Shame.” Because the film is Oscar-worthy on virtually every level – from direction and composition to performance. Yet the frank treatment of a delicate[...]

“Shame” poster invites us into Michael Fassbender’s bed – AWARDS ALLEY

Hollywoodnews.com: Simple. Suggestive. A little misleading. Steve McQueen’s “Shame,” which is impressing critics at the New York Film Festival this week, has a brand new teaser poster. It show’s Michael Fassbender’s rumpled bed sheets, which makes sense on the surface, as McQueen’s drama probes the psyche of a Manhattan-based sex[...]

“Shame” promises an intense study in sexual compulsion – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hundreds lined up outside the TIFF Bell Lightbox early Monday morning for the chance to screen Steve McQueen’s “Shame,” which recently won Michael Fassbender the Coppa Volpi prize for best actor at the Venice Film Festival. Fox Searchlight recently acquired the film for distribution and claims[...]

Michael Fassbender baring it all in fest films “Dangerous Method,” “Shame” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sex must be on Michael Fassbender’s brain. The powerful talent dazzled art house crowds this spring playing Rochester in Cary Fukunaga’s “Jane Eyre,” then upped his geek cred playing a young Magneto for Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men prequel, “First Class.” But Fassbender takes two steps in a[...]