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Magic Mike

Steven Soderbergh’s semi-autobiographical tale of Channing Tatum’s stripper past is less lighthearted romp and more modern-day “Saturday Night Fever.” Continue reading

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King of the Hill (1993)

Steven Soderbergh’s third film attacks the coming-of-age genre with grace and style. Continue reading

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Haywire

A gimmick movie and not a very good one. The entire point seems to have been to make an action/thriller starring a woman that’s as idiotic as any starring a dude. Continue reading

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Haywire

An electrifying, sensually charged film of hand-to-hand combat that benefits from the scintillating presence of MMA fighter Gina Carano in her natural element. Continue reading

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Contagion

Although it’s better at making us think than letting audiences feel the characters’ plight, “Contagion” is an ambitious, worthy portrait of fear and hope. Continue reading

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Contagion

A sobering and engaging thriller, but the things that make “Contagion” good also limit how good it can be. Continue reading

Sundance Film Festival Legacy

In this week’s show, Joe and Chris yap about the Sundance Film Festival and the movies and careers it has launched. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Waking Life

“Waking Life” — a far-out-man poetry slam and imaginative philosophical discourse — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Traffic

“Traffic” — an anthropological look at the cocaine trade and a terrific social epic — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Solaris (2002)

“Solaris” — a challenging film of chilling, cloistered intimacy — continues Nick Rogers’ daily, alphabetical look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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