New Movie Reviews: ‘Shame,’ ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ ‘Coriolanus’ Hitting Theaters

3 Dec

Abbot Genser/Fox Searchlight Pictures


Some awards hopefuls hit theaters this weekend.

Shame reteams actor Michael Fassbender with Hunger director Steve McQueen in a story about a 30ish sex-obsessed New Yorker (Fassbender). Carey Mulligan co-stars as his sister. The movie, which premiered at the Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York Film Festivals earlier this year, was slapped with a NC-17 rating by the MPAA’s Classification and Rating Administration for “some explicit sexual content.”

Novelist Julia Leigh makes her way big-screen debut with Sleeping Beauty, which she wrote and directed. The film, which stars Emily Browning (Sucker Punch)



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