Archive: LGBTQ

What do movies communicate to audiences about gay/lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender people and relationships? With this group of films, we take a broad look at the history of LGBTQ issues.

Steven Soderbergh: Another Steven in Hollywood

Steven Soderbergh, director of this month’s movie, Behind the Candelabra (2013), can boast an impressive resume. He has spun out movie-making magic with Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989), Traffic (2000), the Ocean’s Eleven series (2001), and Magic Mike (2012). His movie Erin Brockovich (2000) won him a much-deserved Oscar. Yet, he is not the best-known Steven in the movie-making business.

Steven Soderbergh Inspired by Spielberg

Soderbergh’s inspiration came through his serious exposure to movies from his movie-buff father, coupled with an awe-inspired viewing of Jaws (1975) — directed by Steven Spielberg, of course. Continue reading Steven Soderbergh: Another Steven in Hollywood