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Steven Soderbergh

Blake, Jude, And Channing To Tackle 'The Side Effects'

Posted 01.09.2012 | Entertainment

Steven Soderbergh has snapped up his favorites again! After several actors, including George Clooney, pulled out of the Soderbergh's adaptation of ...

PHOTO: Matthew McConaughey Works It As A Magic Stripper

Posted 02.25.2012 | Entertainment

Usually, the headline "Matthew McConaughey Shirtless" is about unsurprising as it gets. It's elemental, no more head-turning than one that might read ...

Steven Soderbergh Walks Away From 'U.N.C.L.E.'

Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment

Well, Ashton and Demi aren't the only ones calling it quits. After a lot of his own casting heartbreaks, director Steven Soderbergh is walking away fr...

Michael Fassbender Has Out Of Control, Wild Brawl

Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment

At the start of the newest "Haywire" trailer, you think, ah, another poignant and stark Michael Fassbender flick. And then, BOOM. Fassbender an...

Full-Bodied Film

Glen Helfand | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts
Glen Helfand

Like anyone with an interest in movies, I've seen my consumption evolve from repertory houses, to indie chains, to the current streaming standard. Now I am entertained and edified by amazing libraries of material instantaneously available to cater to whatever whim.

Bradley Cooper To Replace George Clooney

Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment

With George Clooney crying uncle, Bradley Cooper may become the "Man From U.N.C.L.E." Clooney last month had to pull out of the upcoming, Steven So...

This Leading Man Has A Stripper Problem

Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment

It's a good thing Matt Bomer had some good mentors on the set of "Magic Mike"; otherwise, the film may have gotten an NC-17 rating. The "White Coll...

'True Blood' Star Bans Family From Seeing His Stripper Movie

Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

Joe Manganiello, it turns out, has at least a few boundaries. At least in theory, anyway. The oft-naked "True Blood" werewolf stars will continue h...

Kate Winslet: The Antidote for Contagion -- and Now She's Won an Emmy!

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Almost fifteen years after Titanic, with six Oscar nods and one win to her credit, Kate Winslet is an actress at the peak of her powers -- no longer a precocious ingénue, but a professional who's conscientiously developed her craft.

Steven Soderbergh Enlists Legendary Street Artist For 'Contagion' Poster

Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Steven Soderbergh's latest film, 'Contagion,' is the story of a world thrown into pandemonium as the result of a fast-moving, deadly disease. As the i...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Contagion

Dan Persons | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Break out the Purell, Steven Soderbergh is in mainstream thriller mode and he's decided to get under your skin -- almost literally -- with a tale about a virus that doesn't know when to quit.

ReThink Review: Contagion -- Hug a Scientist (If You Dare)

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The new film Contagion tracks the first several weeks as a new virus sweeps the world, killing the infected in a matter of days. But what makes Contagion so unique and powerful is that the virus is only briefly the villain.

The Most Disgusting 'Contagion' Sign Of All

From Petri dish to advertisement | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment

Gross! The producers of the sick new thriller Contagion came up with a creepy way to promote their product. Warner Bros....

Matt Damon's Favorite 'Contagion' Scene Is Gwyneth's Death

Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment

The posters for Steven Soderbergh's germ-thriller, "Contagion" shows a series of stars rapt in terror, but none is more frightening than the shot of a...

Movie Review: Contagion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The first hour of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion is so tense that you can almost forgive the second half for getting bogged down.

Oscar-Winning Director's Story Gets More Confusing, Now Denies Rumors

Posted 11.05.2011 | Entertainment

Perhaps Steven Soderbergh is playing us all. Perhaps, the inventive Oscar-winning director has just stumbled upon his next filmmaking form, a new meta...

Virus Thriller Wins The Critics, But It's Almost Too Believable

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.03.2011 | Home

As the first reviews materialize out of Venice, "Contagion" is looking to be what we all expected/hoped -- a satisfying blockbuster directed by Steven...

(PHOTOS) The Week In Art

Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts

It's been quite a week of odd revelations on HuffPost Arts. James Franco for once turned down a job, and the Smithsonian is holding an exhibit featuri...

George Clooney Pulls Out

Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment

George Clooney is human, after all. The Oscar-winner was attached to star in friend Steven Soderbergh's film adaptation of the 60s spy drama TV ser...

Oscar-Winning Director Confirms Retirement

Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment

With the story line beginning to resemble his multi-strained masterpieces, Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh, in a roundabout, hedging way, con...

Soderbergh Confirms Plan To Become A Painter

ARTINFO | Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

When word leaked out earlier this year that A-list filmmaker Steven Soderbergh was thinking about retiring from Tinseltown to become a painter, he was...

PHOTO: Jude Law's Bubble Boy Look

Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment

After the chilling trailers and terrifying posters (not to mention the nature of the film) it looked like there was no stopping Steven Soderbergh's s...

Steven Soderbergh Passes Up Lindsay Lohan For 'Magic Mike'

E! Online | Posted 10.19.2011 | Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan knows her way around a stripper pole. We're talking about her role in I Know Who Killed Me, of course (what'd you think we were talki...

Matthew McConaughey's Stripper Pic

Posted 10.17.2011 | Celebrity

After buttoning up in suit and tie in "The Lincoln Lawyer," Matthew McConaughey may be headed back for the wardrobe he knows best: nothing at all. ...

Soderbergh Releases 'Haywire' Trailer: Better Than 'Contagion'?

Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

Steven Soderbergh certainly knows how to create a buzz. Just last week, he released the trailer for his upcoming sci-fi/bird flu thriller "Contagion,"...