“Picaresque” might seem like an odd word for a male-stripper comedy produced by a major film studio, but that’s the most accurate adjective for Magic Mike XXL. Where the first Magic Mike was a Steven Soderbergh dramedy whose trailers...Show More Summary
All this week, the Vulture TV Awards honor the best television from the past year. Up next, Matt Zoller Seitz provides audio commentary for his pick for Best Direction of the year. Steven Soderbergh, The Knick ("Get the Rope") Thomas Schlamme, The Americans ("Open House") Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones ("Hardhome") Ryan... More »
The playwright Scott Caan - yes, the same square-jawed Scott Caan who has appeared in Steven Soderbergh's "Ocean's Eleven" franchise and was nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Danny "Danno" Williams on CBS' "Hawaii Five-0" - doesn't know from hiatus. While his hit TV show is on summer...
In 2012, cinematic chameleon Steven Soderbergh surprised everyone when his film Magic Mike was more than (well-oiled) skin deep. This summer, the stripper-with-a-heart-of-gold movie gets a sequel in the form of Magic Mike XXL, but will...Show More Summary
Steven Soderbergh's "The Girlfriend Experience" is scheduled to briefly film in Chicago next week and is in need of extras.
We all expect Magic Mike XXL, the sequel to Steven Soderbergh's somewhat surprising 2012 hit about male strippers, to be fairly racy. The first film gets a bit naughty from time to time, but according to star Channing Tatum, XXL upsShow More Summary
Some genius has taken the dialogue from Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven and layered it over the scenes of Admiral Ackbar gathering the rebels before the assault at the end of Return of the Jedi. Instead of going over how to blow up the Death Star, the characters now go through the Ocean's Eleven... More »
Josh Meyers, who appeared in the pilot episode, has been promoted to series regular in Amazon Studios' comedy Red Oaks, exec produced by Steven Soderbergh and exec produced/directed by David Gordon Green. Set in summer 1985, Red Oaks...Show More Summary
David, Devindra, and Jeff continue their coverage of SIFF, discuss one of Steven Soderbergh’s underappreciated thrillers, and wonder how some great films get lost in the ether. Also, in this week’s After Dark, the guys discuss how difficult it is to come up with a lasting, meaningful name for something. Show More Summary
Tyson Beckford headlines at Chocolate City's club BY NATHANIEL ROGERS So ballsy: CHOCOLATE CITY, a black rip-off of Magic Mike, actually name checks Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike (2012) twice -- once in its opening scene even! -- and names it...
"Are you ready to be exalted?!" I hope so. Warner Bros has debuted the fun, full-length theatrical trailer for Gregory Jacobs' Magic Mike XXL, the sequel to Steven Soderbergh's breakout 2012 summer hit Magic Mike, about male strippers from Florida. Show More Summary
Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike was a thoughtful examination of the American dream, but of course the real draw was the gyrating hardbodies on stage. So far, Magic Mike XXL seems to be leaning into that raunchy appeal, with a marketing campaign heavy on half-naked torsos and naughty puns. Show More Summary
Andre Holland from Steven Soderbergh's acclaimed medical drama "The Knick" dropped by the Los Angeles Times' television studio recently to talk about the show, its gory operating room scenes and his complex character, surgeon Algernon Edwards.
James Spader is profiled in today’s Times. He plays the robot villain in Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron—but for me he’ll always be Graham Dalton, the all-too-human center of Steven Soderbergh’s sex, lies, and videotape. (Checking the release date… Continue reading ?
Good piece by Jackson Arn for Film Comment: These kinds of complaints are inevitable, but Soderbergh rises above them with his bold reimagining of Kubrick’s work. The new center of gravity in 2001.5, uniting the visceral and the coldly Kubrickian,...Show More Summary
The trilogy offers an abridged timeline of Soderbergh's stylistic evolution.
When Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike was released in the summer of 2012, it was widely seen as reflective of the precarious economic times: Watching good-looking, down-on-their-luck men like Mike (Channing Tatum) and his wide-eyed protégé...Show More Summary
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mary Lynn Rajskub—best known for playing Chloe on 24—has signed on to Starz’s TV series adaptation of Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience. The original movie version starred porn star Sasha Grey as a woman who, essentially, gets paid to be someone’s girlfriend. Show More Summary
Steven Soderbergh’s new TV series, the medical period drama The Knick, seems like it should be proof of détente in the bogus yet heated conflict between television and movies. Soderbergh, a film director who in recent years has had...Show More Summary
Riley Keough is starring in the Starz anthology series. read more