The sex scenes are tastefully shot and though there are many scenes involving nudity, it does not feel gratuitous as it is necessary to see just how desperate Brandon’s addiction is. Fassbender’s raw performance is astounding and someone who could easily have turned into a repellent character is kept human and flawed.

The sex scenes are tastefully shot and though there are many scenes involving nudity, it does not feel gratuitous as it is necessary to see just how desperate Brandon’s addiction is. Fassbender’s raw performance is astounding and someone who could easily have turned into a repellent character is kept human and flawed.