Notice, I didn’t say “enjoy.” I was deeply moved; I was in awe of the photography, the music, the costumes, and of course the acting. I never believe it; after the couple has finished their sex, the lady pulls the sheet up over her breasts so you won’t see them. Michael Fassbender plays Brandon in a groundbreaking performance. The only way he can come to orgasm with a human being is to pay cash. Fassbender is a gorgeous man, but he is distant and seems to have disdain for everything around him.
Zack and Miri are two lifelong platonic friends who make an adult film to pay the rent of their apartment. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist.Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.They argue, he’s angry, he puts on a jogging suit, and runs out of the apartment. It’s based on tons of research on sex addicts like Brandon. Fassbender is a fearless actor, strikingly handsome, and working without a safety net as he plunges deeper and deeper into the search for human connection. Some treasures along the way: Carrie Mulligan in a nightclub, singing “New York, New York.” The camera holds still on a close-up of her as she delivers the saddest version of this great song I’ve ever heard.They cut away to a table where Fassbender and Badge Dale listen.