While that's commercial and spec advice, I also think you have to follow your heart and not your head sometimes. This is the complete opposite of Che. It's a tight little action movie starring a stunt woman who kicks ass in every scene. Soderbergh used this movie to challenge himself with both budgetary restrictions and a genre outside of his norm.
It's hard to imagine that the only reason he made this movie was that Sony had forced him off Moneyball. I think I lost out on 25 pitches in the last two years. I booked two of them. One is in turn around and the other got dropped. But that shouldn't stop you from trying to hike uphill.
Rather, it acts like a melancholic dissertation on the nature of loss when it affects even the morally reprehensible. Then, around May , he really did retire. There are fewer and fewer executives who are in the business because they love movies. Soderbergh is constitutionally impatient with obstacles. It was then that he started Actor Arrested Development. Not a member?
Take projects that will be hard. Iron sharpens iron, and you'll become a better filmmaker in the long run if you're willing to try punching out of your weight class.
Clooney plays an astronaut who is confronted by the manifestation of wife while aboard a remote space station orbiting a sentient alien world. The minute film is a slow-burn meditation on regrets, memory, and love -- about how we never really know someone because they exist as experiences, as memories, in our minds. It feels outside of Sodgerbegh's usual clinical execution. A movie bound by emotion and overshadowed by the original epic by Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky.
Still, there's a beauty and elegance here. It's a story where Soderbergh tells us about how he has a heart. That his voice is not always what we think it is, and his emotional arcs have deeper depths than we ever knew. Soderbergh has never been afraid of a remake or reimagining. He's like that because he always finds something he wants to say. Even if you thought you knew him, he's willing to reveal more about himself to let the public know what's going on in his head.
What else do you have to say to the audience? What else do you want to explore inside yourself? Chase what you care about and tell us what it says about you. How do you see the world working? How can you tell if you're watching a Steven Soderbergh movie? These trademarks might give you a clue.
Don't even bother watching Che, it's a propaganda film for the communists like Soderberg who support communism and oppression. Che was never a hero he massacred women and children, he was against freedom of speech, elections, burned books and was a huge racist. He along with the other parasite Fidel Castro destroyed Cuba and it's economy.
Today Cuba is still a third world country thanks to him, it's no surprise that Soderberg went to Cuba and talked with the Castro regime to make sure he got everything right except the human atrocities and completely ignored the Cuban exile community that escaped their tyranny.
Yet holliwierd was surprised that the Cuban exiles protested the film and burned Ches shirt. I would have put Bubble on this list.
Steven Soderbergh (Contemporary Film Directors) [Aaron Baker] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Steven Soderbergh's feature films. Editorial Reviews. Review. "A smart, enthusiastic analysis of an artist and his considerable oeuvre. Baker's textual analysis of Soderbergh's films is spot on.
I don't think it's a very famous film, Soderbergh did a small budget with non-professional actors. The result is brillant.
Soderbergh is actually a terrible director and most of his movies are basically unwatchable. His ability to direct lots of movies comes from the fact that he attained the high status of being perceived as a genius with Sex, Lies early in his career then lucked out by winning best director for using color grading to show different locations in Traffic. He is without question one of the most generally overrated directors since the 90s.
Skip to main content. No Film School. September 18, Soderbergh is one of our most prolific directors so a lot of his work goes under the radar.
He recognizes that experimental releases demand patience. While Baker has said he used a phone instead of traditional cameras due to budgetary constraints, Soderbergh said he was so impressed with the quality of iPhone cinematography that he would likely continue to use phones to shoot his movies going forward.
It looks like velvet. This is a gamechanger to me. The gets that I felt moment to moment were so significant that this is, to me, a new chapter. The filmmaker said he hoped the movie could reach audiences on both sides of the political divide. I chose a person that widely is understood to be a representative of the American dream.
Whether somebody disagrees with that…we all, before that conversation starts, feel deeply that something in this country is not working. Soderbergh is optimistic about finding audiences willing to go see the movie in theaters, despite the cluttered market and rise of home entertainment.