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Movie Review: Foxcatcher - You'll want to wrestle with this movie

When I saw Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher at the Toronto Film Festival in September, I wrote that "Miller, in my estimation, has jumped into the class of Steven Soderbergh and other great directors of the past 25 years (who don't worship...Show More Summary

Adorable Set Photos Prove Magic Mike XXL Will Be the Greatest Stripping Sequel Ever Made

The sequel to Steven Soderbergh's 2012 film doesn't come out until 2015 and we're already obsessed, thanks to adorable snapshots of Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, and more from the set.

Let’s just go ahead and predict that Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’ will be Matt Damon’s Oscar role

2 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

Matt Damon has worked with your basic laundry list of first-tier auteurs — Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Steven Soderbergh, the Coen brothers. But there’s one highly-regarded director he hasn’t collaborated with: Alexander Payne. That’s about the change now that Damon has been cast in “Downsizing.” Damon may already seem to have it all, but the […]

Excited About Magic Mike XXL? Here's Your Shirtless Behind-the-Scenes Peek

Magic Mike XXL doesn't come out until next July, and details have been sparse - which is tough, because this is one sequel we're so excited for. Happily, the cast and crew (like prolific tweeter Steven Soderbergh) have been posting lots...Show More Summary

‘Citizenfour’, A Documentary About NSA Leaker Edward Snowden

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

Citizenfour is a upcoming documentary directed by filmmaker Laura Poitras and produced by Steven Soderbergh that explores the life of Edward Snowden, who made headlines after leaking classified information about the National Security Agency. The film premiered at the New York Film Festival and will be released widely on October 24th, 2014. image via IMDB

8 Very Soderberghian Things About The Knick

At a time when cults form around top-to-bottom filmmakers like Quentin Tarantino and Christopher Nolan, Steven Soderbergh is in some ways a throwback to the golden age of the Hollywood auteur. He adapts his style to a range of genres and subjects, sometimes in scripts he’s helped develop, and other times... More »

The Knick’s Juliet Rylance on ‘Linebacker’ Cornelia, Social Justice, and Comfortable Corsets

One of the more unexpected story lines on Steven Soderbergh’s The Knick is that of Cornelia. On paper, she seems rather ordinary — the daughter of a wealthy shipping magnate who enjoys going to the opera. But that doesn’t stop her from getting her hands dirty as she tries to prevent a... More »

Steven Soderbergh’s Beautifully Bizarre and Busy Retirement

As Cinemax's The Knick draws to a close, we look back on all the things the filmmaker has done since stepping away from directing films.

What We Can Learn About Modern Medicine From The Knick

If Clive Owen and Steven Soderbergh aren't enough of a reason for you to watch The Knick—hey, talented directors and charismatic actors aren't everyone's bag—then the rich detail with which the show portrays the evolution of medicine at the turn of the last century should be. Show More Summary

Newswire: Amazon picks up Steven Soderbergh and Ben Watkins pilots, tells Whit Stillman to keep trying

Amazon is well into its third season as an Internet-based TV network, and that means it’s time to start deciding which new pilots will live and which ones will die. As of right now, according to Deadline, it has chosen two new shows to go to series, with one more being sent back to its desk to try again. Show More Summary

The Subtle Favor David Fincher Did for Steven Soderbergh in Gone Girl

Back in April, Slate’s Troy Patteron interviewed Steven Soderbergh about an unlikely new job title: liquor importer. A quarter-century after he was toasted as “the future of cinema,” Patterson explained, Soderbergh was “striving to bring...Show More Summary

The Knick’s Chris Sullivan on Ambulance Drivers and Rat Stomping

One of the most delightful characters in Steven Soderbergh’s show The Knick is Tom Cleary, a boozy, foul-mouthed, pipe-smoking ambulance driver. Played with aplomb by Chris Sullivan, Cleary engages in some of the more memorable sequences of the show, insulting nuns or stomping rats, or trying to weasel more money out of... More »

Newswire: Catherine Zeta-Jones will play a real-life drug lord in The Godmother

Catherine Zeta-Jones, who once played a drug lord’s wife in Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic, is returning to the drug trade with the leading role in The Godmother, a movie about the life of criminal kingpin (queenpin?) Griselda Blanco. Blanco’s...Show More Summary

Amazon's 'Hand of God,' 'Red Oaks' get full seasons

Amazon Studios announced Friday (Oct. 3) that drama "Hand of God" and Steven Soderbergh's coming-of-age comedy "Red Oaks" will return to Prime Instant Video as full series following positive customer feedback of the pilot episodes. Additionally,...Show More Summary

Amazon Picks Up Full Series of 'Hand of God' and Steven Soderbergh's 'Red Oaks'

The announcement was made after both pilots received rave customer reviews read more

Amazon Picks Up ‘Hand Of God’ & ‘Red Oaks’ To Series, Orders More Scripts Of ‘The Cosmopolitans’

Amazon has given official series orders to drama Hand of God written by Ben Watkins and directed by Marc Forster as well as Steven Soderbergh's coming-of-age comedy, Red Oaks. Additionally, the company is keeping Whit Stillman's comedy The Cosmopolitans in contention with an order of additional scripts. Show More Summary

#236 October 1, 2014

Sheila writes: Steven Soderbergh may be retired from movies, but he continues to be a very busy man, primarily with his Cinemax show "The Knick." But in the last couple of weeks, he also launched a conversation-starter on his own site, about the issue of "staging" scenes in film. Show More Summary

David Fincher will direct all of HBO's 'Utopia'

Directors taking on an entire season of a drama series is officially a trend. Following in the footsteps of Cary Fukunaga ("True Detective") and Steven Soderbergh ("The Knick"), David Fincher says he's planning to helm every episodeShow More Summary

Steven Soderbergh Is Doing Some Next-Level Work on The Knick

This article originally appeared in Vulture. Let’s take a moment to appreciate what we’re watching when we watch The Knick: the greatest sustained display of directorial virtuosity in the history of American TV, courtesy of the show’s...Show More Summary

David Fincher Will Direct All First-Season Episodes of HBO Series ‘Utopia’

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

More and more filmmakers are making the jump to work in television, where the stories that studios will never finance as mid-budget dramas can flourish as long-form narrative experiments. Cary Fukunaga and Steven Soderbergh have done...Show More Summary

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