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Fincher, Soderbergh, Tatum Talk the Rooney Mara Mystique in Newsweek Profile

Newsweek's profile of actress Rooney Mara looks at the Girl with the Cool-As-Ice Demeanor, and what makes her so alluring to some of Hollywood's biggest directors. After being nominated for an Oscar in 2011 for David Fincher's "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 4, 2013 12:50 PM
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'Side Effects': Soderbergh Q & A and Review Roundup [VIDEO]

As "Side Effects" co-stars Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones were no-shows at Wednesday night’s group Q & A for the twisty new Steven Soderbergh thriller "Side Effects" (February 7), the filmmaker himself was the star of the night. Soderbergh charmed his post-screening audience at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater as thoroughly as he did the entire internet earlier this week in his conversation with Mary Kate Schilling for Vulture.
  • By Sheerly Avni
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  • January 31, 2013 1:11 PM
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Top Stars of 2012 According to IMDb: Tom Hardy, Jennifer Lawrence, Hemsworth Brothers & Rooney Mara

IMDb names the top ten stars of 2012, as well as the top emerging stars, as determined by total page views on the popular movie database. "The Dark Knight Rises" stars Tom Hardy (#1), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (#4) and Christian Bale (#5) scored high in the top ten, pushing Johnny Depp to his lowest-ranking ever...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • December 18, 2012 3:15 PM
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Channing Tatum is People's Sexiest Man Alive; What's Up Next

Channing Tatum's whirlwind, breakout year has now been capped with an honor shared by the likes of George Clooney and Brad Pitt -- People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 14, 2012 12:22 PM
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'Magic Mike' The Musical Heading to Broadway

Wasting no time, Steven Soderbergh and Channing Tatum are taking "Magic Mike" to the stage, where the film will be adapted into a musical...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 29, 2012 12:01 PM
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Early Review Roundup: 'Magic Mike' Has Bare Bods, Backstage Fluffing and Right Amount of Heart

Early reviews are coming in for Steven Soderbergh's male stripper confection "Magic Mike," last night's closing gala at LA Film Fest. The ever adventurous Soderbergh seems to be in good form...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • June 25, 2012 12:56 PM
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Is 'Magic Mike' What Women Want? (Red Band Trailers & Poll)

We've done our fair share of promoting (and sarcastically mocking) Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike." With the arrival of two new UK red band trailers, in which we see even more of Channing Tatum & Company's waxed bodies, we can again exclaim our anticipation for what is posturing itself as what women really want.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 14, 2012 2:23 PM
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Plot Secrets from the Wachowskis' 'Jupiter Ascending' Revealed

Before we've even seen the Wachowskis' "Cloud Atlas," plot details are leaking for their next movie, "Jupiter Ascending." While the editors at Vulture admit they are still mightily confused, we are several plot points closer than before...
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • June 1, 2012 12:10 PM
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Channing Tatum & Friends Share Stripper Wisdom with EW: Soderbergh's 'Magic Mike' Is Supposed to Be Hilarious

  • By Sophia Savage
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  • May 17, 2012 1:31 PM
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SXSW Video: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Filmmakers Talk Comedy Home Run '21 Jump Street'

Whatever question there might be about how well a smart horror parody like SXSW opener "Cabin the Woods" will do with mainstream audiences, there is none with updated buddy cop comedy "21 Jump Street," which also played well at the Paramount Theater here, and will prove a huge b.o. home run.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • March 13, 2012 7:20 PM
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