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Tuesday Releases: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol & Shame

APRIL 17TH, 2012 Not many titles coming out this week, but two of the titles that do hit shelves this week are huge. In fact, both big titles were on my Top 12 Films of 2011 List. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, which was probably the best action film of last year hits DVD and Blu Ray today. The effects are amazing, the chase scenes … Read More Tuesday Releases: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol & Shame

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Proof Review: Shame (2011)

Release Date December 2, 2011 Director Steve McQueen Screenplay Steve McQueen Abi Morgan Distributed By Fox Searchlight Pictures Budget $6.5 million Drama, Foreign Rated NC-17 for some explicit sexual content 101 minutes Shame Shame is the story of a conflicted man. Whether you label it sex addiction or unattainable desire, Brendan (Michael Fassbender) lives a life engulfed in sex. With a constant stream of … Read More Proof Review: Shame (2011)

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Spotlight: Top 12 Films Of 2011

This was probably due a couple of weeks ago, but with a vacation over the new year and a car accident that took up all my free-time recently, I am just now able to sit down and put together my list of favorite films this past year. It was kind of a funny year, as I spent most of my time moving to California … Read More Spotlight: Top 12 Films Of 2011

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Spotlight: Top 15 Film Moments of 2011

In a prelude to my list of favorite films of 2011 (though there are a few films I have yet to see), I put together a list of fifteen cinematic moments that stuck out the most for me this past year and though many of these were my favorite films of the year, most of the moments come from a range of films that … Read More Spotlight: Top 15 Film Moments of 2011

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Oscars Watch: 2011 African-American Film Critics Association Awards

Picture: The Tree of Life 2. Drive 3. Pariah 4. Rampart 5. Shame 6. Moneyball 7. The Descendants 8. A Better Life 9. My Week With Marylin 10. The Help Best Director: Steve McQueen (Shame) Best Actor: Woody Harrleson (Rampart) Best Supporting Actor: Albert Brooks (Drive) Best Actress: Viola Davis (The Help) Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer (The Help) Best Screenplay: Ava DuVernay (I … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 African-American Film Critics Association Awards

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Shame”

Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender have been winning awards for the film “Shame” since it debuted, including Best Picture and Acting awards at the Venice Film Festival and Directing and Acting awards at the Seville European Film Festival. Though its NC-17 rating could hinder its possibilities of being nominated at this year’s Academy Awards, Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender’s talent cannot be denied. The … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Shame”