Shame
//Features

The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011 | 17 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.

//Columns

'Caligula's Ghost: Why Cinema Needs Epic Failure More than Mediocre Success | 1 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

Obscene, grandiose and artistically worthless -- such is the monstrous reputation of the 1979 art-porn blockbuster Caligula. Is this most shocking of Roman epics worthy of reappraisal?

//Reviews

Nothing Shameful in 'Shame' | 7 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

Everyone involved in Shame, including the deservedly-praised Michael Fassbender, should be quite proud of their distressing product.

'Shame' Is All Sex and Surfaces | 1 Dec 2011 // 9:30 PM

If Brandon and Sissy are similarly traumatized, their disparate responses suggest not depth of suffering but eerie flatness.

//News

‘Shame’ duo Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender share risky tie | 30 Nov 2011 // 3:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Actors will endure a lot for a director they believe in. Michael Fassbender swallowed his pride and wore a superhero helmet for Matthew

//Mixed media
//Blogs

St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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