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    Steven Soderbergh Says 'Magic Mike 2' Will Be Built From Discarded Plot Idea From First Movie, Will Reunite All Characters

    When he's not spending his newfound retirement from film dropping novella truths on Twitter and promoting “Beyond the Candelabra,” Steven Soderbergh is also lending a hand to Channing Tatum on the sequel to their hit drama “Magic Mike.” Both have obviously cut out questions of a cash-in, and in a re...

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    New Pic From 'Behind The Candelabra' Plus Featurette, Prison Visit With Scott Thorson & More

    As Steven Soderbergh prepares to take what he now describes as an extended break from filmmaking, he's leaving us with one last piece of film work, the glitzy "Behind the Candelabra." Tracking the tragic relationship between Liberace and his young lover Scott Thorson, it's another challenge for the ...

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    Steven Soderbergh & Shane Carruth Talk ‘Upstream Color,’ Its Lack Of Cats & Suspicious Marketing In China

    Now "retired" filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has Oscars, a Palme d'Or and other accolades to his name. At a whirlwind pace, he directed 26 feature-length films in 24 years (not counting shorts and TV projects) mostly free of any signature filmmaking brand, omnivorously moving from style and genre to st...

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    Watch: Matt Damon, Michael Douglas and Steven Soderbergh Go 'Behind the Candelabra' in HBO's First Full Trailer for the Liberace Biopic

    After much teasing, HBO's finally released a full trailer for "Behind the Candelabra," the final film (for now) from the retiring Steven Soderbergh. Based on Scott Thorson's book about his relationship with Liberace, the movie stars Michael Douglas as the flamboyant performer and Matt Damon as his y...

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    Watch: Fantastic New Trailer For Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind The Candelabra' With Michael Douglas & Matt Damon

    Steven Soderbergh has never been one to resist a challenge (ie. a 12-hour adaptation of John Barth's "The Sot-Weed Factor"), and certainly, his long-developing biopic of Liberace, "Behind the Candelabra," faced its fair share of resistance. The director has been up front about major studios turning ...

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    Trailer Watch: Glitz, Ivory Tickling and Bath Time for Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra'

    A new teaser trailer has landed for Steven Soderbergh's "Behind the Candelabra," with Michael Douglas channeling famous pianist Liberace in all his glittered, feathered and tanned glory. As Matt Damon's Scott Thorson breathlessly gasps in the trailer, "Wow!"

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    Watch: Michael Douglas and Matt Damon Glitter in a New Teaser for Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra'

    After leaking a single image and then a footage-free promo, HBO has finally released a glimpse of a few scenes from "Behind the Candelabra," the network's Steven Soderbergh-directed film about Liberace (Michael Douglas) and his lover Scott Thorson (Matt Damon), based on Thorson's book of the same na...

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    Watch: Michael Douglas & Matt Damon Are Gloriously Gaudy & Glitzy In New 'Behind The Candelabra' Teaser

    So Steven Soderbergh's final film -- the man still has plenty of non-movie stuff he's working on -- arrives in May on HBO, but don't let television tag fool you. "Behind The Candelabra" is still widely tipped to be included somewhere in the Cannes Film Festival lineup, and while the summer movie sea...

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    Steven Soderbergh Finally Tackling Long-Gestating Adaptation Of 'Sot-Weed Factor' For 12-Hour TV Series

    While Steven Soderbergh may be done with narrative filmmaking for the moment, his "retirement" will perhaps find him busier than ever, but not on projects that will be screened at a multiplex near you. He's got his hands in stage musicals for "Magic Mike" and "Cleopatra," he's directing a play this ...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Peter Andrews: The Soderbergh Vision

    “My policy is to have my name on a movie only once,” says Steven Soderbergh, so quoted by video essayist Nelson Carvajal. “Having your name once increases the impact of that credit because I think every time you put your name up there, you’re actually diluting it.”

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