steven soderbergh

Notebook Reviews: OCEAN’S 11

Steven Soderbergh – 2001 Wow! You really just can’t top this heist caper from the great Steven Soderbergh – and what a cast he’s assembled: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Elliot Gould and [...]

May 16, 2021

George Clooney – The Last Of The Movie Stars

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The actor, who turned 60 years old on 6 May, 2021 is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do [...]

May 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ERIN BROCKOVICH

Steven Soderbergh – 2000 The brilliant Steven Soderbergh takes what should have been a TV movie starring a former Charlie’s Angel star and turns it into an engrossing A-list feature. Erin Brockovich is a brilliant true-life tale of [...]

February 20, 2021

Notebook Reviews: TRAFFIC

Steven Soderbergh – 2000 Traffic is an exceptionally well acted and directed drugs drama from the great Steven Soderbergh. It’s compelling viewing and Michael Douglas delivers some career best work as a freshly appointed Drugs Tsar who [...]

September 5, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: BLOOD ORANGE Starring Iggy Pop

Some films are born cult classics, while others have cult classic status thrust upon them. Toby Tobias’ 2016 film, Blood Orange was born a stone cold cult classic. This is the type of movie that cool friends will introduce to their lesser [...]

July 29, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Sci-Fi Oddity UPSTREAM COLOUR

I didn’t understand 2013’s Upstream Colour, but I don’t think you’re meant to understand it. You’re supposed to experience it and let it seep in. Shane Carruth has made his own thing; this is not a Hollywood movie in any way shape or [...]

July 21, 2020

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