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Review: MAGIC MIKE XXL, Like A Classic Hong Kong Action Movie, Only With Strippers

As a delirious musical fantasy, Magic Mike XXL is spectacular. As a movie? Not so much. Writer/producer Reid Carolin, who also penned 2012's Magic Mike, constructs the sequel as pure fan service, dispensing with any possible distractions, such as characterizations... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Cannes 2013 Review: BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Plays A Familiar Tune

It's become somewhat common for HBO to premiere their bigger movies at notable festivals and Cannes makes perfect sense for Steven Soderbergh's so-called final film, Behind the Candelabra. It also makes sense that the Matt Damon and Michael Douglas... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

Michael Douglas And Matt Damon Vamp It Up In BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Trailer

Psst. Liberace was gay. And lest there was any confusion over that fact, there it is right up front and center in the new trailer for Steven Soderbergh's Behind The Candelabra. Soderbergh is plying his trade for HBO with this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Twitchvision: Talking IDENTITY THIEF, SIDE EFFECTS, TOP GUN 3D, And More

Back in the studio this week, talking about the egregious hell that is Identity Thief, my ambivalence towards Side Effects, and the cinematic rush of Top Gun 3D, along with some words about A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

Review: SIDE EFFECTS May Include Whiplash From Jarring Change In Tone

The important thing to know about Side Effects -- which Steven Soderbergh says will be his last theatrical film for a while, maybe forever -- is that whatever you're thinking it's going to be, it probably is not that. Pardon... More »
By Eric D. Snider   
  
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