For film lovers, 2012 has not been kind. Hollywood supplied the expected dreck (special shout-out to Three Stooges!), but even the top talent delivered work that was slightly off-target. The biggest disappointment? Perhaps Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, which boasted impressive performances from Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman but whose sorta-Scientology-based story ultimately went [...]
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Steven Soderbergh knows what women want—and what dudes don't. His latest feature, Magic Mike, is an, ahem, intimate look at the world of male strippers. Obviously, the very subject potentially alienates a large segment of the population. Obviously, this is not what a director aims for.
And yet: “I think it’s not for men,” Soderbergh admits [...]