There are many things about the David Denby article in The New Yorker of Feb. 11 and 18, 2013 that are worth quoting.
For one thing, it’s about Side Effects, a move self wants to see (The other new movies are A Good Day to Die Hard, which is supposedly terrible, Identity Thief, which is also supposedly terrible, and Safe Haven which self wouldn’t see even if it got rave reviews, which it didn’t)
Denby begins his review by saying that Steven Soderbergh “has made twenty-six feature films in twenty-four years, has just turned fifty . . . and says that, after his new film, Side Effects he wants to leave movies behind in order, mostly, to paint.”
Self heard about the retirement announcement, nothing official, just trills on the Read the rest of this entry »