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Michael Fassbender embodies, actually disembodies, Bobby Sands. Steve McQueen chooses to portray, in a very sober and blunt way, the final months of Bobby Sands, the Irish Republican Army activist who protested his treatment at the hands of British prison guards with a hunger strike. The film, produced in 2008, arrives in theatres after the  [ Read More ]

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McQueen’s “Shame” on sex and freedom interviewing Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen What a “Shame”, Mr. McQueen! The British artist & filmmaker, already director for his “Hunger”, has gifted common people with his brand new masterpiece, “Shame”, in competition at the Venice Film Festival 2011, Toronto Film Festival 2011, NY FF2011 and London FF 2011.  [ Read More ]

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from Variety.com (http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118046434) © Variety ‘Shame’ “There is a heavy use of classical music to make the New York atmosphere feel heavier, the sets are generally pristine and sterile, and the lighting is dark and moody, but most of all, Michael Fassbender’s regal presence is at the center of everything in ‘Shame.’ That is the  [ Read More ]

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Here the amazing line-up for 2011 BFI London Film Festival, with 204 feature films and 110 shorts over 16 days. In addition to our previously announced opening and closing night films, Fernando Meirelles’ 360 and Terence Davies’ The Deep Blue Sea, Gala highlights include George Clooney’s The Ides of March, Alexander Payne’s The Descendants, Lynne  [ Read More ]

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Opening the Toronto kermesse with their documentary “From The Sky Down”, by Award Winner Director Davis Guggenheim, Bono and The Edge have presented their carrier in a long-movie essay on music life of one of the most influential bands of the last 20 years, U2. From the album “Achtung Baby” dated 20 years ago, the  [ Read More ]

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What a “Shame”, Mr. McQueen! The British artist & filmmaker, already director for his “Hunger”, has given the Venetian critic and public his brand new masterpiece, “Shame”, in competition at the Venice Film Festival 2011. Again with actor Michael Fassbender (at the festival also with Cronenberg’s movie), this creative couple have presented a violent movie  [ Read More ]

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