Steven Soderbergh One of the most unique and interesting directors of our time. He made his debut in the late 1980s and was at the forefront of independent cinema. Sex, Lies, and VideotapeSince then, he has been active in various genres including crime (Oceans 11),biography(Erin Brockovich), comedy drama (magic mike), Thriller (side effects).his latest movie is amazing you,starring Zoe Kravitz.
Soderbergh isn’t as famous as other directors because he doesn’t acknowledge ownership of his films. This gives you the freedom to explore different stories without being bound by your audience’s expectations. The result was a very diverse filmography. His tastes are similarly eclectic. His recommendations include horror, experimental films, satire, and foreign dramas.
“Doctor T’s 5000 Fingers” (1953)
5000 fingers of Dr. T A musical fantasy by a children’s writer. doctor seusIt is the story of a boy named Bart (Tommy Rettig) A man who dreams of a magical world ruled by Terwilliker (Hans Conried), an autocratic piano teacher. Terwilliker kidnapped his 500 boys and forced them to play a giant piano.Bart struggles to outsmart Tarwilliker and save his mother
named by Soderbergh 5000 fingers of Dr. T As one of his 11 favorite movies, that it was a big part of his childhood. 5,000 fingers of Dr. T, It came out in ’53 and was a disaster,” he said. “It’s a cult movie. His father rented it to get a projector, which shows how much he invested in the movie.”
“In the Loop” (2009)
inside the loop is a political satire directed by beep creator Armando IannucciIt’s a spin-off of his TV series The Sick of It co-authored with Inheritance screenwriter Jesse ArmstrongAs they show, it displays an equally quirky and biting sense of humor that skewers British middle-ranking politicians.
It should appeal to fans of beep When parks and recreationNot only is he funny, he’s also smart and insightful.The scene where a minister worries about being fired after working a few days was especially prescient in light of the ill-fated prime minister. Liz TrussHe was dismissed a week after being appointed Finance Minister.
“Beyond the Adventures of Poseidon” (1979)
Soderbergh is a big fan of the film director Irwin Allen, directed a series of disaster films in the 70s.his most successful Adventures of Poseidonbut Soderbergh prefers a less well-received sequel. Beyond the Adventures of Poseidon Performer Michael Caine When Sally Field Follow a crew of adventurers trying to find loot aboard a capsized ship.
Soderbergh said his viral thriller contagion Inspired by Allen’s work. “We are doing exactly what he did,” he said. “We’re using a lot of movie stars to try and scare a lot of people.”
“The Swarm” (1978)
swarm It’s another Arwen Allen horror festival that Soderbergh loved. It also stars Michael Caine, this time as a scientist tasked with saving Texas from a swarm of killer bees. ).
However, the American Bee Association wasn’t too happy with the film.
“Darker than Amber” (1970)
This thriller centers around Travis (Rod Taylor), the castaway who rescues Vanjie (Susie Kendall), a woman who was thrown into the sea with weights tied around her ankles. Vanjie claims that she was part of a prostitution and murder ring and that her associate Terry (William Smith) tried to kill her after she threatened to leave.
The film is noted for its climactic fight scene, which Soderbergh said was “amazing” for its time. Scripted fights are said to have turned into real brawls. According to Smith, he broke Taylor’s nose and Taylor broke his three ribs.
tangerine is a transgender sex worker, Cindy Lella (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) her boyfriend and pimp Chester (James Ransone) is cheating on her. It’s worth noting that it was made on a tight budget and shot with an iPhone 5S.
tangerine It also influenced Soderbergh’s decision to shoot the 2018 movie insane Completely on your iPhone.like tangerine, insane Despite the lack of a professional camera, it’s truly impressive, and Soderbergh’s film thrives thanks to the star’s dedicated performance. Claire Foy.
“Panic Room” (2002)
panic room A thriller from the master of modern suspense David Fincheralthough it is generally not among his best work. Jodie Foster and young Kristen Stewart As a housebound mother and daughter, a trio of thieves ( forest whitaker, Jared Leto When Dwight Yoakam) break in.
Soderbergh rankpanic room As one of his favorites, he says he watched Fincher edit it. “I had to take a deep breath. I couldn’t do it,” Soderbergh said.
Chalking Man “2006”
Choking man A drama about Ecuadorian immigrants (Octavio Gomez Berrios) works as a dishwasher in a run-down restaurant in Queens. He is terribly shy and neglected by his owner (Mandy Patinkin), and was squarely tormented by his colleague (Aaron Paul). He tries to connect with Amy (Eugenia Yuan), a Chinese waitress, but this is also a struggle.
Paul is terrific in his terrifying role, and Berrios steals the show in the lead.Soderbergh saidChoking man It’s “everything an independent film should be.”
“States and Lords” (2000)
state and main A comedy by a veteran writer David MametIt centers around a film crew coming to the small town of Waterford, Vermont to finish shooting a movie. Anything that goes wrong happens quickly. It turns out that the town’s factory (a key location in the film) burned down years ago, the writer struggled with his disability as a writer, and personal tensions erupted on set.
Soderbergh included the film on his watch list for 2014.Mamet’s sharp lines and wonderful performance are worth seeing William H. Macy When Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Richard Harris This suspenseful film stars you as a bomb disposal expert who races to defuse multiple bombs on board an ocean liner. A villain calling himself “Juggernaut” set up an explosive device and offered to reveal its location in exchange for a ransom.
Juggernaut It was another film that Soderbergh included on one of his watchlists. It features a great performance from Anthony Hopkins When Omar Sharif And a surprisingly smart script. Filmed aboard the real-life TS Hamburg, this video is inspired by a real-life incident that turned out to be a hoax when Royal Marines parachuted onto the ship in response to a bomb threat in 1972.critic Pauline KayleCalled it the best disaster movie of all time.
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