Russo Brothers First Movie

The Russo Brothers’ latest film, a little cultural phenomenon called Avengers: Endgame, is the highest-grossing movie of all time. Joe and Anthony Russo‘s first movie, however, has never even seen the light of day. Before their superhero and television days, the directors bet big on themselves with their feature directorial debut, Pieces, which took them three years to make, cost them $30,000 and landed them in serious credit card debut. Besides a premiere at the Slamdance Film School, the indie film has never been available to an audience.

When we spoke to the Russo Brothers about 21 Bridges, they told us about their hope to one day release their first movie.

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Kill Switch cast - Stan Cheadle Brolin

Steven Soderbergh is stepping into the world of crime once again, and this time, he’s bringing several alums of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with him.

The director of the Ocean’s trilogy, Magic Mike, Traffic, and Erin Brockovich has recruited Josh Brolin, Don Cheadle, and Sebastian Stan for his next film, a crime drama set in the 1950s called Kill Switch. Read more about the new movie below. Read More »

The Laundromat Review

It’s not exactly clear why there’s been such a boomlet in explanatory, often didactic, films about recent history. It can’t be merely a reaction to the anti-intellectualism of Trump because films like The Big Short predated his rise. Perhaps it’s a response to our information-saturated culture and a need to cut through the volume of digital noise. Whether it’s trusting the audience too much that they want to know how complex systems work, sensing that they might tune out unless it’s laid out clearly, or cynically doubting they won’t understand without a spoon-fed explanation, these films all share an urge to inform and not just entertain. It’s impossible to deny that Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat, an instructive explainer on the Panama Papers leak of 2016, is a product of this moment in cinema.

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the laundromat trailer

Steven Soderbergh‘s Netflix partnership is proving quite fruitful for Hollywood’s fastest-working auteur, who assembles an A-list cast for his latest film, The Laundromat. Starring Meryl StreepGary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas (only one of whom is doing a weird accent), The Laundromat sees Soderbergh tackling The Panama Papers after his last Netflix film, High Flying Bird, took on the NBA. Watch The Laundromat trailer below.

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let them all talk

Steven Soderbergh‘s formerly secret movie has a home. HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service, has picked up Let Them All Talk, a comedy starring Meryl Streep, Gemma Chan, Lucas Hedges, and more.

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let them all talk

After a brief hiatus, Steven Soderbergh is making up for lost time. Earlier this year he released High Flying Bird, a Netflix movie shot on iPhones. His next movie, The Laundromat, will play at TIFF and the Venice Film Festival next month. And now it looks like he’s shooting a secret project. That project is Let Them All Talk, which will star Meryl Streep and Gemma Chan. While the plot of the movie remains a mystery, we’re always up for more Soderbergh.

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perfect clip

What would it be like to live in a perfect world? Perhaps a little more horrifying than you would imagine, as seen in this exclusive Perfect clip. Directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Eddie Alcazar and produced by Steven SoderberghPerfect follows a boy who goes to a mysterious genetic-engineering clinic, only to discover the price of perfection will cost him his mind and soul. Watch our exclusive Perfect clip below.

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perfect trailer

Would horrors lie in store in a perfect world? It turns out, quite a few do in Perfect, the hypnotic sci-fi thriller set to debut worldwide on the film and music distribution portal app Breaker. Directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Eddie AlcazarPerfect is an ambitious outing for a former video game developer making his feature debut that notably has the blessing of executive producer Steven Soderbergh. Watch the Perfect trailer below.

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now apocalypse trailer

It turns out the end of the world is a lot trippier and sexier than we anticipated. But it’s not really the apocalypse as the new Starz series Now Apocalypse implies. It’s just the romantic trials and tribulations of the millennials at the center of the series created by Gregg Araki and executive produced by Steven Soderbergh that seem world-ending — and peppered with an odd amount of hallucinations and monsters. Watch the Now Apocalypse trailer below.

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High Flying Bird Trailer

Director Steven Soderbergh was “retired” once, but those days are long in the past. Now, he has a new working relationship at Netflix that is kicking off with his latest film, a sports drama that threatens to break the system that is professional basketball.

High Flying Bird follows sports agent Ray Burke (André Holland) as he sets out on some kind of bold plan to take down the NBA as we know it and put control of the game back in the hands of those who play it. Watch the High Flying Bird trailer below. Read More »