Posts Tagged ‘Steven Soderbergh’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’S 2021 OSCARS LIVE BLOG

  A unique year in the history of movies (not to mention the history of the world) will culminate in a unique ACADEMY AWARDS tonight.  Only a small fraction of audiences will have seen any of the nominees on a big screen,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Ford vs. Ferrari” & “The Laundromat”

  FORD VS. FERRARI (20th Century Fox/Disney – November 15):  If the Academy decides to award James Mangold’s Ford vs. Ferrari, which is certainly a possibility, it will be able to have some metaphorical cake a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “The Report” & “Them That Follow”

  THE REPORT (Amazon):  Scott Z. Burns’s political expose is important and engrossing, but it’s composed of so much exposition that it may have trouble finding a mainstream audience.  (Which made Amazon’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Knick”

  THE KNICK:  Friday 10PM on Cinemax Even at a time of unprecedented quality on television, when the complaint is that there’s just too much good content to watch, Cinemax’s THE KNICK was something special las...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Knick”

  One of the ways that, even at a time overwhelmed with quality TV drama, Cinemax’s THE KNICK has proven itself extraordinary has been in its subversion of the accepted TV template.  Conventional wisdom has had it t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Knick”

  THE KNICK:  Friday 10PM on Cinemax Previously… on THE KNICK:  New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital circa 1900 is a highly respectable institution, funded by wealthy benefactors and with a conscientious staff, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Liberace Draws A Crowd

  The same number of people–2.4 million–watched Sunday’s HBO premiere of BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, its Liberace biography directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, as watched...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: “Behind the Candelabra”

  We’re gradually discovering that Steven Soderbergh’s definition of “retirement” from filmmaking is a fairly narrow one.  It was recently announced that he plans to direct a new series for Cinemax...
by Mitch Salem