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New Teaser Movie Poster: Steven Soderbergh’s SIDE EFFECTS

By at December 13, 2012 | 11:22 pm | 2 Comments

New Teaser Movie Poster: Steven Soderbergh’s SIDE EFFECTS

Whether he's doing big-budget commercial films (Ocean's 11, Contagion), micro-budget projects (Bubble), or curious head-scratchers (The Girlfriend Experience, Magic Mike), Steven Soderbergh keeps us interested and involved--even when his films come up short. In our opinion, a sub-par Soderbergh is better than most others' efforts. And this, the teaser movie poster for his more...

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The Most Popular Posts of 5 Years of Meet In the Lobby

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

The Most Popular Posts of 5 Years of Meet In the Lobby

Dear Lobby readers, In five years, I've never once started a post with a proper salutation. But today, on the fifth anniversary of the launch of Meet In the Lobby, I'd like to think of this as a 'thank you' note. We're still here thanks to you, our faithful, modestly sized audience. I generally hate when writers and sites spend time talking about themselves, in our more...

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The Germaphobe’s Bible: CONTAGION Review

By at September 12, 2011 | 9:40 pm | 1 Comments

The Germaphobe’s Bible: CONTAGION Review

2.5 / 5 stars Remember two years ago when H1N1, aka "swine flu," was all the rage? First, we were skeptical since the bird flu never really caught on. Then, we got scared when people in the U.S. started dying. Vacations to Mexico were cancelled and pigs were erroneously slain. Happily, a vaccine became available, the number of sick dwindled, and Saturday Night Live more...

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Six Stars, Six New Movie Posters: Steven Soderbergh’s CONTAGION

By at August 10, 2011 | 1:05 pm | 2 Comments

Six Stars, Six New Movie Posters: Steven Soderbergh’s CONTAGION

Next month, Steven Soderbergh and writer Scott Z. Burns (The Informant!) bring us yet another end-of-humanity contagious disease movie. But, hang on, this one looks and feels different (see trailer). No zombies, no action heroes (hi, Will Smith), detail steeped in science and reality, and interested parties from the CDC. Sounds like a far more dramatic, thinking man's more...

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