Shame

Shame ★★★★½

I love how minimalistic this is. Trust me, Steve McQueen in Widows mode is great, but when he pares everything down like this or Hunger it's absolutely entrancing. Super long takes you sometimes don't notice, static shots, sparse dialogue, and yet he can relay so much visually without having to tell you everything. Michael Fassbender is unquestionably one of the best actors working today, he makes this character and his addiction so evocative with acting both big and miniscule. Very uncomfortable film, very engrossing. I haven't gotten to pull this line out in a while: Steve McQueen cannot miss

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