Steven Soderbergh Reviews, Interviews & More

Steven Soderbergh Will Shoot And Edit 'Magic Mike XXL'

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Though Steven Soderbergh won't be directing Magic Mike XXL, his fingerprints will be all over that sequel. Channing Tatum revealed that the "retired" filmmaker will still be a part of the Magic Mike crew; Soderbergh will wear three hats – camera operator, director of photography, and film editor.

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for September 17 - 23

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World War Z
As we head into the Fall, we’re seeing a number of horror movies get released, because it’s the season. World War Z is out this week, as two art films from the summer that got a lot of attention.

News Roundup: 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Trailer, Running Gags In 'Arrested...

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Ever since the world got a taste of David Lowery's Ain't Them Bodies Saints, he's become a director to watch. Many have compared his debut feature to Terrence Malick's work, and he's even landed a writing job at Disney. IFC is releasing his film in August, so it was about time that we got an official trailer, which you can see below. Also, some wonderful human being decided to put...

The 2013 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Has Been Announced

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Film fest fans, prepare to get an eyeful—the full lineup of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.  And, as can be expected, it’s a rather prestigious list, made up of films by such hotshots as the Coen Brothers, Steven Soderbergh, Sofia Coppola, Roman Polanski, Alexander Payne, James Toback, and Nicholas Winding Refn.  Check out the full list...

Side Effects: Movie Review

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Side Effects is Steven Soderbergh's latest film and it packs a punch. It sways from one extreme to another within the course of minutes. It's something that could throw off or upset viewers. Despite the time given to settle into the environment, the twists and turns overcompensate for a missing element. 

Box Office Predictions: 'Identity Thief' Takes Top Slot

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Identity Thief
If it feels like the off season for cinema, you're not wrong. But that doesn't mean there aren't gems in the rough. This week we get the latest/possibly last movie from Steven Soderbergh, but then also Identity Thief. Which should win the weekend.

'Side Effects' Trailer: Channing Tatum and Rooney Mara Have Pill Troubles

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Steven Soderbergh has talked about retirement, but that should come as no surprise. Since September of last year he's had three movies in the theaters and in February he'll have another, on top of which he's also working on his Liberace bio-pic. That's a lot of filmmaking, so the man probably does need to take a rest. His latest film is called Side Effects, and we...

Channing Tatum To Make 'Very Small' Directorial Debut Before Helming 'Magic...

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2012 has definitely been Channing Tatum’s year—his romantic drama The Vow nearly scored $200 million in box office receipts; in March, he was the star (with Jonah Hill) of the surprisingly not bad 21 Jump Street film adaptation/reboot; then, this summer, there was a little Steven Soderbergh movie called Magic Mike.  The story of a male stripper...

'Indiana Jones 4' Is The Most Disappointing Movie Ever

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It’s still a bit of a touchy subject for some, but do you remember how you felt about Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace? How about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull? The Godfather Part III? Well, you may not be surprised to know these and many more have been ranked in the Top 50 most disappointing movies...

'Magic Mike' Could Get Sequel, Rain More Men

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Having made $75 Million already (with a $7 Million dollar budget), Magic Mike is one of the most profitable films of the year, and one of the sleeper hits of the summer. And you know what that means: Sequel talk. Star and narrative inspiration Channing Tatum says they're already working on it.

News Roundup: Channing Tatum And Steven Soderbergh Are Bringing 'Magic...

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Magic Mike: The Musical - Top
This week, Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh announced that they'd be producing Magic Mike: The Musical. So, it's actually happening! The crew over at Film created a mash video of Seth Rogen's distinguishable "hehe" laugh. And the people at The Oatmeal came up with a cartoon that could possibly revolutionize the movie theater experience. All that...

Magic Mike: Movie Review

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Seeing a woman as an erotic dancer in cinema isn't new. It's been going on for decades. Therefore, when a film like Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike comes along, it grabs your attention. Despite the extravagant amount of man-flesh slathered onscreen, Magic Mike has a surprising amount of darkness and heart tucked beneath its well-sculpted...

Channing Tatum Denies Stealing 'Magic Mike' Stripper Moves

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Two of Channing Tatum's former co-workers have accused him of stealing their stripper moves for his new movie Magic Mike, in which he plays, well, a stripper. Tatum may be a lot of things – actor, model, producer, former stripper – but according to him, he's no thief. In a recent interview he shot down the rumors, saying, "Those guys have been trying to make money...

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for June 19-25

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This is a good week for some of the most interesting films of 2012 so far, and some of the best television going these days. There’s also one of Madonna’s big “Gimme an Oscar” movies, and some Criterion awesomeness. Check out this week’s best DVD and Blu-ray releases…

Steven Soderbergh's 'Magic Mike' Trailer Features Channing Tatum In Male...

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Steven Soderbergh continues his streak as one of modern cinema’s most unpredictable, genre-skipping directors (his last few films were a spy thriller, a medical disaster film, a documentary, a true-crime comedy, and an experimental character sketch of a prostitute, respectively) with Magic Mike, a dramedy about a male stripper who really just wants to design custom furniture even as...

Who Should Replace Gary Ross As Director Of ‘Catching Fire'?

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The loss of Gary Ross as a director of The Hunger Games sequels has been absolutely devastating for devoted fans of burgeoning franchise. As a rabid fan myself (and as a friend of many other rabid fans), I can’t even begin to tell you how crestfallen we are. Ross was truly one of us – an ardent admirer of the series who happened to also don a director’s cap. His respect...

Interview: Steven Soderbergh, Matt Damon and Laurence Fishburne on...

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Matt Damon gets the bad news in Contagion
Contagion, the new disease thriller from Steven Soderbergh is a rare smart and entertaing disaster movie. So it's no surprise that it attracted performers like Matt Damon and Laurence Fishburne. We were at the junket, and they were obviously happy with the movie they made, but the material, it's easy to see how they got such a great cast. Check it out...

Contagion: Movie Review

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Fall is off to a great start with Steven Soderbergh's Contagion kicking off the September releases. With an all star cast - including Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet and Jude Law among others - the film follows a new disease from Day 2 on as it infects the population, and scientists and doctors attempt to control and...

1-1 Interview: Screenwriter Scott Z. Burns on Contagion

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When you craft a film about the next pandemic to rip across the world, you’ve got to do your research, and Scott Z. Burns was very invested in finding out the realities of Contagion. Working with Steven Soderbergh for his fourth time, the two weave a portrait of how disease changes peoples lives, from the victims (Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow) to the people dealing...