Archive for Steven Soderbergh

Review: Haywire

Posted in Movie Review, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 6, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

So the story goes – Director Steve Soderbergh found himself watching some Mixed Martial Arts event on television when he spotted female fighter Gina Carano. Somewhat smitten and convinced she had the potential to be a huge star, he tracked her down and asked her to be the main character in a film he and a friend had written. That film is Haywire. Is Soderbergh right to have such faith? Does Carano have what it takes to carry her own film? Read on, dear reader. Read on. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of Steel, Haywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo…

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round-up of those stories that, while interesting, don’t quite merit a page all of their own. This week we have little titbits on the Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of SteelHaywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Continue reading

News: New Trailer For Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire Looks Ridiculous Fun

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 8, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Let’s do it. Let’s imagine the pitch – “Okay, guys. You’ve heard of Bourne, right?” “You mean like The Bourne Identity?” “Yeah. So, stick with me on this, imagine Bourne, right, but with a chick” “Oh. My. God. That’s GENIUS. Here, have all my money!” And so on… Continue reading