AltWeeklies Wire

Playing with Himself: Spalding on Spalding in Soderbergh's Latestnew

In And Everything Is Going Fine, the insightful new documentary directed by Steven Soderbergh, Spalding Gray tells stories about his troubled family, his creative process and what he called poetic journalism.
Boise Weekly  |  Gavin Dahl  |  04-07-2010  |  Reviews

Filmmakers of the Decade: Steven Soderberghnew

Though Erin Brockovich and Traffic were taken seriously as works of social consciousness upon their release, watching them today, it’s impossible to ignore their tendencies toward Hollywood hallmarks such as subtext-free monologuing and suspiciously convenient justice.
L.A. Weekly  |  Karina LongworthLONGWORTH  |  01-04-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

'The Informant!' Cleverly Treats Whistleblower Story Like a Comedynew

Leave it to Steven Soderbergh and Matt Damon to find the wicked humor in something that resulted in the largest antitrust fine in U.S. history at the time, and a lot of bilked international consumers.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  09-23-2009  |  Reviews

Matt Damon's 'Informant!' Turns the Whistleblower Genre Inside Outnew

Steven Soderbergh offers a satiric docudrama about a corporate stool pigeon.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  09-22-2009  |  Reviews

'The Informant!' Feels like Michael Mann's 'The Insider' Remade as a Blake Edwards Farcenew

One could conceivably see this story being played straight in other hands -- or even in Soderbergh's hands, for that matter. But the insanely prolific filmmaker is on his fourth movie in the past 10 months, and he obviously just felt like goofing around this week.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Sean Burns  |  09-21-2009  |  Reviews

'The Informant!' Takes Soft Approach to Satirenew

Matt Damon packing on layers of doughy flab to play a biochemical whistleblower isn't exactly a formula for comedy gold, but the film is funnier than it has any right to be.
San Antonio Current  |  Jeremy Martin  |  09-17-2009  |  Reviews

Steven Soderbergh's Satire 'The Informant!' Pales

Soderbergh has loads of fun with a perky musical score and jaunty '70s-era visual hat-tips toward a certain Get Smart aura of goofy charm. But the filmmaker is unable to tease out substance from what is essentially an off-key one-note samba.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  09-14-2009  |  Reviews

A Star Is Porn: Adult-Film Star Sasha Grey Makes Her Mainstream Debutnew

Sasha Grey is barely 21, but already she has 150 feature films to her credit. True, her films have titles like Cum Fart Cocktails 5, Gang Bang My Face, and Grand Theft Anal 11, but she doesn't believe that diminishes her accomplishments.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  05-14-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Stimulus Package: 'The Girlfriend Experience'new

Steven Soderbergh screens his latest film, The Girlfriend Experience, as a fundraiser for the New Orleans Film Festival. The cast includes porn star Sasha Grey, the only professional, and acting virgins who mostly hold the jobs they have in the film.
Gambit  |  Will Coviello  |  05-05-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Say You Want a Revolution?new

Che director Steven Soderbergh tells why that there’s no reason to shrink from controversy and debate.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  03-04-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Steven Soderbergh's Two-Part 'Che' Biopic Is a True Work of Artnew

But Che is a work of art much more than it's an attempt at political statement-making, and on that front, what Soderbergh has done is truly impressive.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  02-26-2009  |  Reviews

Soderbergh Brings 'Che' to Miami; Angry Hysteria Ensuesnew

Just before his new epic about Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara cued up, Soderbergh pronounced, nodding toward the street, "Obviously not everyone is glad we're here. But I'm glad we're all here tonight."
Miami New Times  |  Tim Elfrink  |  12-15-2008  |  Movies

Steven Soderbergh's Che Opus is Indulgentnew

Out-perversing Gus Van Sant's Milk, Soderbergh makes a four-hour-plus biopic about a historical figure without providing a glimmer of charm or narrative coherence.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  12-11-2008  |  Reviews

'Ocean's Thirteen': Safe Crackingnew

You know how this goes down.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  06-21-2007  |  Reviews

We Didn't Need Another Oceannew

Steven Soderbergh rehashes his least imaginative work.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  06-14-2007  |  Reviews

Narrow Search


Hot Topics

Narrow by Date

  • Last 7 Days
  • Last 30 Days
  • Select a Date Range