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The Best Films of 2012

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 [...]

Steven Soderbergh on Getting Male Strippers Right in Magic Mike

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 [...]

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