Said to be Soderbergh's last ever film, this post-modern Hitchcockian thriller would certainly conclude his oeuvre on a high and impressive note.
Starting off really slow and almost repellently unremarkable, I first wondered if it was going to be another overrated sleeping pill...
SIDE EFFECTS is a provocative thriller about Emily and Martin (Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum), a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily's psychiatrist (Ju... read more
DVD Release Date: May 21, 2013
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May 15, 2013
May 9, 2013
This might not be nothin more than a routine thriller from Steven Soderbergh, but it is also a thriller with delicious twists and eerie calculated style. It is interesting to see someone like Soderbergh dive into this kind of genre but i myself hoped that he would go much further...
April 18, 2013
Steven Soderbergh will never be typecast. In a career spanning 24 years after exploding into the world of film with Sex, Lies, and Videotape in 1989, Soderbergh has gone through sci-fi with Solaris, biopics with Erin Brockovich and the Che series, heist films with Danny Ocean's e...
April 11, 2013
April 1, 2013
Did not see that coming, which always impresses me. Cause I'm a good guesser.
March 11, 2013
How often do we get films this good so early in the year? "Side Effects" is a great film, a new release that has all the class and confidence of a classic thriller. If this is to be Soderbergh's last film, it's also one of his best. Hitchcock would be proud.
March 11, 2013
I was hoping for Soderbergh's "farewell film" to finally be the perfect marriage of style and substance that his previous film "Traffic" proved could be possible. Unfortunately, what we have instead is typical of his latest efforts.
It is a taut thriller. One whose direction ele...
March 10, 2013fb100001050230219
A director making their last feature would usually pull out all the stops and give us something thrilling, gripping and using every opportunity they are given. Soderbergh does all of this, but in the most effortless and, dare I say it, Hitchcockian way possible. The performances ...
March 8, 2013
A psychiatrist prescribes a cutting-edge antidepressant for a suicidal woman who has resisted other treatments. It works, except that she suffers a strange side effect; she now sleepwalks and doesn't remember anything she does during the blackout. Steven Soderbug's swan song lurc...
March 2, 2013
Steven Soderbergh does it again. Mind = blown.
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