Bloomberg announced a new video series featuring business and cultural luminaries like Warren Buffett, Steven Soderbergh, and the Dalai Lama at its NewFront presentation this afternoon in New York City. At the same time, the companyShow More Summary
In the last 15 years his career has left an indelible mark on the silver screens. Through his collaborations with Steven Soderbergh, M. Night Shyamalan, Gary Ross and Francis Lawrence, production designer Philip Messina has worked, among the rest, on “Erin Brockovich”, “Traffic”, “Solaris”, all three “Ocean’s”, “8 Mile”, “The Last Airbender” and the upcoming […]
"Containment," which will occupy 13 weeks of CW real estate beginning Tuesday, tells a story of an American city in the grip of a fast-spreading fatal virus. It is something like Steven Soderbergh's 2011 film "Contagion" and even more like "Cordon," the 2014 Belgian series on which it is closely...
The story goes that when Steven Soderbergh was shooting the movie Che in Bolivia, he tasted a traditional Bolivian spirit and fell in love with it. So much so that he decided to import it into the U.S. and market it… Continue readin...
One of the great things about directing a music video is that, unless a song presents an extremely clear, point-by-point narrative, a director has all sorts of options in interpreting it visually. Apparently, when director Steven Soderbergh...Show More Summary
I was not a fan of Steven Soderbergh's 2009 film, The Girlfriend Experience. It belongs in the category of Soderbergh's artistically sterile, experimental and inaccessible offerings, like Bubble, Full Frontal and Solaris. It's a matter of personal preference, but I...
DTCV is a collaborative project formed by the French singer-songwriter Lola G. and the novelist Jim Greer, a former Guided By Voices member and rock critic. That combination is interesting enough, but the real reason we’re posting their video for the fuzzed-out pop song “Histoire Seule” is the video’s director. As Pitchfork points out, DTCV […]
DTCV, the project founded by French singer-songwriter Lola G. and former Guided by Voices member James Greer, have enlisted Steven Soderbergh (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic) to direct their latest video. It's for "Histoire Seule," from their recent LP Confusion Moderne. The clip juxtaposes archive footage of rural Americana with images of the modern world. Watch it below.
When Steven Soderbergh directed Riley Keough in Magic Mike, he had a feeling he hadn’t tapped into her full potential as an actress. In that film, Keough, a model who hails from a royal show-business family and whose acting career was beginning to burgeon, had a small role as a... More »
Since his self-imposed retirement from directing movies in 2013, Steven Soderbergh has not eased back on his workload. He was an executive producer on an Oscar-winning documentary, "Citizenfour," and was executive producer/cinematographer...Show More Summary
I don’t even know where to begin with The Girlfriend Experience, a Starz drama about a law student who has a secret life as a high-end call girl. It’s developed for TV by executive producer Steven Soderbergh, who directed a same-named film in 2009 that has almost nothing to do... More »
The world of prostitution has been a fascination of director Steven Soderbergh since 2009's The Girlfriend Experience, and with his 13-episode series of the same name debuting on Starz this weekend, it’s clear he’s not tired of the subject. Show More Summary
In spring 2009, Magnolia Pictures released a film about a New York City–based escort losing herself amidst the chaos of the economic meltdown of 2008. Starring Sasha Grey — then a popular, celebrated porn performer — The Girlfriend Experience was something of a fall 2008 period piece, an exploration of... More »
Sex, money and power are all just business to the ruthlessly ambitious high-class escorts in Starzs The Girlfriend Experience, a new drama based on Steven Soderberghs 2009 movie.
The woman to my left at the Paris Theater premiere of The Girlfriend Experience pulled a lipstick out of her Prada bag and applied the nude Bobbi Brown in one swift motion without a mirror. I do that with my way more risky Russian red MAC, I thought, feeling competitive, and contemplating the series sample I was about to see. Show More Summary
The 'Girlfriend Experience' producer wants to do four more years of 'The Knick.'
In the Steven Soderbergh movie Contagion, a cook in Macau who's handled bad meat shakes hands with a traveling businesswoman named Beth Emhoff (played by Gwyneth Paltrow), who flies home and touches off a global pandemic that sickens and kills millions. Show More Summary
Netflix wants to meet you on the dusty road at sundown for a little duel. “Godless,” a new limited series by Scott Frank and Steven Soderbergh, recently started casting Native American roles for the New Mexico–based project. The predicted...Show More Summary
In addition to his vast array of projects at Amazon Video, Starz, Cinemax, HBO and even on his very own website, noted filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has signed on to executive produce a limited series for Netflix entitled Godless. TheShow More Summary
Ostensibly retired film director and prolific TV producer Steven Soderbergh is teaming up with Netflix and screenwriter Scott Frank for a new limited series, the streaming service’s second after the Gilmore Girls revival that’s currently in the works. Show More Summary