There wasn’t a single free seat at the Friday night screening of Che at the Ziegfeld Theatre. A sign at the box office window informed attendees that the historic 1,131-seat theater was completely sold out.
Reviews for Steven Soderbergh’s two-part biopic of Latin American revolutionary and T-shirt model Ernesto "Che" Guevara (played by co-producer Benicio Read More
As we anxiously await the release of Steven Soderbergh’s Che–the four-hour epic begins a limited one week engagement at the Ziegfield starting on December 12th before coming back around in January–isn’t it time we got an update on the craziest/awesomest project that the director has ever come up with? Of course we’re talking about Cleo, Read More
Our brain is simply spinning with the news that Steven Soderbergh is planning on making a 3-D rock musical about Egyptian sexpot ruler Cleopatra. First, the casting: Variety reports today that Mr. Soderbergh is sniffing around Catherine Zeta-Jones to take on the role, previously held by both Claudette Colbert (in 1934) and Elizabeth Read More
Fresh off the news that Steven Soderbergh’s Che has been picked up by IFC Films, now there’s word that the director’s developing a film based on the last years of singer Liberace. Michael Douglas will star as the flamboyant singer, while Matt Damon is in talks for the role of Read More
It seems almost criminally insane that a new Steven Soderbergh movie(s), starring Bencio Del Toro in an awards baiting performance as Che Guevara, wouldn’t get picked up by a major studio, but that’s just what happened. After a tepid showing at Cannes, and a brief flirtation with Magnolia Films, both parts of Che, Read More
Running time 122 minutes
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien
Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon
For most of the innocent bystanders in Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Thirteen, gambling in Las Vegas looks like a win-win proposition. The film, from a screenplay by Read More
In 1989, Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival gave us the premiere of a seductive low-budget psychodrama by an unknown director named Steven Soderbergh: sex, lies, and videotape. A film that defined the zeitgeist, it would later win the 26-year-old Louisiana native a Palme d’Or (putting him in the company of Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola Read More
More auteurist than erotic, Eros consists of three short films directed by Wong Kar Wai, Steven Soderbergh and Michelangelo Antonioni. With a title like that on a marquee, the film’s target audience (read: literate letches), hardly needs any reviews to encourage them to sample the wares. As it happens, I caught Eros at one of Read More
On the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., there sits an empty throne, and Hollywood’s ousted tyrants and lauded directors are casting their eyes east and west, wondering why the film industry is short a king.
In July 2000, the Hollywood trades reported that Warner Bros., founded in 1923 by Jack, Sam, Harry and Albert Read More
Stephen Daldry’s The Hours , from the screenplay by David Hare, based on the novel by Michael Cunningham, has already been voted the Best Film of 2002 by the fast-forward-looking members of the National Board of Review, who always steal a march on us more deliberative types in the New York Film Critics Circle and Read More