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Drug Enforcement is the Villain in “Snitch”

The key to making a good “message” film is to hide that message in the subtext of the plot, so as not to annoy people by beating them over the head with your theme. Steven Soderbergh’s “Traffic” is probably the best example of how to do this, as it deconstructs the drug war from the… Read More ›

Soderbergh “Retires” in Style with “Side Effects”

Nobody really retires in the entertainment industry. Jay-Z has made more music since he “hung up the mic” than he did before. Now, Oscar winning director Steven Soderbergh seems to have caught the retirement bug, announcing that “Side Effects” will be his last film. Rooney Mara is outstanding as Emily, a depressed wife whose husband… Read More ›