Tag Archives: Steven Soderbergh

December 01

Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón retells Kubric and Tarkovsky in a feminist reading. (Film Review)

Ryan, you’re going to have to let go. I want to hear you say you’re going to make it. At the risk of being unpopular (and who cares about being popular right?) I’m going to perform a completely feminist reading of Gravity, because it does justice to the film maker, so if the ‘F’ word […]

July 16

Behind the Candelabra – Steven Soderbergh and the ‘appropriate gay’. (film review)

The fear behind colonization and appropriation is the most destructive force on the planet today – and probably has always been.  The desire to claim something for oneself, and negate any other interpretation is a force so pervasive we usually do not know that we have adopted it as our own. I’m going to assume […]

February 27

Side Effects – Steven Soderbergh and the twisting plot combined with the old chestnut. (film review)

Steven Soderbergh started his career with Sex Lies and Videotape and for that one film alone, he has a lot of credibility with me, no matter how high is “Ocean’s” count goes. He’s an interesting director, the  way he can move rather seamlessly between big budget, low substance, Hollywood blockbusters and high-grade art house films.  […]