Watching a character implode can be just as soul wrenching as watching one explode. Muffling their problems until they won't even bother to pick up the phone to their own flesh and blood. The insatiable appetite for sex is a near paralyzing addiction for Brandon. Having crossed the line from "wanting sex" to "needing sex" many years ago.
Shame plunges headlong into an abyss of sexual addiction with a galvanizing, unflinching eye that supercedes its predecessors with something seldom seen from cinema these- unwavering honesty.