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    Staff List: Steven Soderbergh’s Best Films

    Steven Soderbergh became the poster child for new American independent cinema in the 90’s, after winning the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his debut feature Sex, Lies, & Videotape. Soderbergh spent the better part of the ensuing decade, directing small idiosyncratic films, and often wearing many hats including producer, screenwriter, cinematographer and […] More

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    Staff List: The 30 Best Films of 2011

    With more movies in limited and general release than ever before, 2011 was a ridiculously crowded year for both casual and discerning moviegoers alike. One by-product of the glut is a refreshing lack of consensus; so many films have been championed in so many corners – while those same films get trashed in others – […] More

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    Ten Best Movies of 2011

    300 episodes. If that sounds like an insane number to you, that’s because it damn well is. Since the inception of the radio show roughly four years ago, we’ve reviewed roughly 750 films (if not more), undergone loads of changes in lineup, format, and recording setup, and had our share of trials. With 2011 coming […] More

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    ‘Contagion’ values realism, paranoia over genre-movie thrills

    Contagion Written by Scott Z. Burns Directed by Steven Soderbergh US, 2011 The big news behind Contagion is its star-studded cast: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, John Hawkes, Marion Cotillard and Bryan Cranston.  While the performances are exceptional, perhaps lost in the name-dropping is director Steven Soderbergh, who navigates skillfully […] More

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    First Poster and Trailer For Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Haywire’

    The onslaught of new trailers continues from Comic-Con. Last week we saw the debut trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming virus thriller Contagion, and now we have a trailer for another Soderbergh film, Haywire. Haywire is Soderbergh’s first foray into action movie making or more precise the modern spy genre. The film’s screenplay was written specifically […] More