After a healthy career for the better part of two decades, Steven Soderbergh is now winding down and today we’ve got the first trailer for his (supposed) final theatrical film. Re-teaming with his Contagion and The Informant! writer Scott Z. Burns, his psychological thriller Side Effects looks to be very much in line in terms of style and tone as his last collaboration with the screenwriter.
Set in the world of the pharmaceutical industry, the story finds Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara dealing with the aftermath of a dangerous drug. This intriguing first trailer from Yahoo spins a web of lies and mystery in what hopefully is a realistic look (sorry, anyone expecting another Limitless) at such an event. Check it out below for the film also starring Jude Law, Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta Jones.
Side Effects hits theaters on February 8th.
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
With this year’s Cannes Film Festival halfway done, one of the clear highlights is Coens‘ 1960′s-set folk music tale Inside Llewyn Davis. Profiling a down on his luck musician (Oscar Isaac), whose natural talent indicates he is destined for success, the film is a vivid portrait of what it means to be a starving artist. In [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
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