Film Review: SHAME

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Written by Alex Gibson on . Posted in PFS, philadelphia film festival, review, Shame, Tags, Tinsel & Tine

By Le Anne Lindsay

Director Steve McQueen (Hunger), (why doesn’t he go by S. McQueen or use his middle name, Rodney or Stephen?) has created an intense character study of a sex addict without really having to go overboard on graphic content. There are a lot of very visual sex scenes, but it’s not gratuitous. With that being said, it was still embarrassing to watch the film with so many senior citizens.

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