The best film scenes of 2017

Ryan Gosling slugging it out with Harrison Ford in a ballroom of holograms. Saoirse Ronan defiantly rolling out of a moving vehicle. Soldiers sitting like ducks on a beach as a German fighter plane dives menacingly out of the sky. All of the above moments—and a couple dozen more besides—would have made fine additions…

Stephen King’s Tower, Steven Soderbergh’s return, and 27 other movies coming in August

So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep up? That’s where The A.V. Club comes in. The first week of every…

Channing Tatum and Adam Driver pull a NASCAR heist in this trailer for Logan Lucky

Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s movies were all basically about how cool and charming A-list Hollywood stars are, but this trailer for his new heist movie Logan Lucky looks almost like a direct rejection of all of that George Clooney style. For starters, it centers on two brothers (played by Channing Tatum and a one-armed…

Adam Driver sports a prosthetic hand in the first look at Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky

After a few years spent down in the grimy, self-surgery-filled trenches of TV, Steven Soderbergh finally got back to the world of film this year, tapping Channing Tatum, Riley Keough, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig to star in his backwoods heist comedy Logan Lucky. Now, Entertainment Weekly has the first photo from the…

Steven Soderbergh releases list of things watched in 2016, is in love with David Fincher

Continuing a tradition he started a few years ago, today Steven Soderbergh released a huge list cataloging all the media he consumed last year. It’s a lot! Soderbergh’s a rangy, hard-to-pin talent, but his list looks pretty similar to that of any other diligent consumer of pop-culture: O.J.: Made In America, Westworld…

Adam Driver, Channing Tatum to pull off a NASCAR heist for Steven Soderbergh

The world of NASCAR is weird and seemingly impenetrable for people who don’t have a very powerful affection for both cars and ovals, but that’s what makes it such a good setting for a movie. It’s big enough that you can tell different kinds of stories, it’s intriguing enough that people want to hear about those…