Picking Up the Spare: Hidden Figures, What Happened to Monday, Patti Cake$

Picking Up the Spare: Hidden Figures, What Happened to Monday, Patti Cake$

Catching up on recent marketing moves from films including Hidden Figures, Wind River and others. Continue reading Picking Up the Spare: Hidden Figures, What Happened to Monday, Patti Cake$

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Steven Soderbergh – Director Overview

Steven Soderbergh – Director Overview

This week Logan Lucky hits theaters, marking director Steven Soderbergh’s return to feature films after a self-imposed five-year hiatus. That makes it a good opportunity to look back at how the previous films he’s directed have been sold via trailers.

Soderbergh, like the Coen Bros., is a tough nut to crack when trying to identify a grand unifying theory of his work. Instead of one overall theme that clearly stands out, it’s evident that he bounces from one genre and approach and story type to the next. That’s in part, it seems, to keep himself engaged and fresh and in part to satisfy all his various instincts and career desires. With that being said, there are a handful of genres his various films fall into that help bring Soderbergh’s approach to cinema into somewhat clear focus.

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