Shame is a masterpiece.
Director Steve McQueen emplores his audience to follow Brandon, a 30 something sex addicted male living in New York City.
The focus of the film however is not about Brandon's sex addiction but Brandon himself, as his whole world comes crashing down upon him. McQueen shows us his lowest lows and his highest highs, but still manages to keep the audience debating on whether or not Brandon is a good person.
The cinematography is beautiful, as is the score. But Michael Fassbender is the highlight of this film, showing the viewers what Brandon is feeling or thinking through a little facial expression or an enraged outburst, personally for me this is Fassbender's best performance. Carey Mulligan…