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Film review

Soderbergh's 'Side Effects' has many satisfying twists, turns

Rooney Mara stars in the psychological thriller “Side Effects.”
Photographer: Barry Wetcher/Open Road Films
Rooney Mara stars in the psychological thriller “Side Effects.”
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If “Side Effects” is indeed Steven Soderbergh’s final film, as he’s said it will be after toying with the notion of retirement for a couple of years now, then intriguingly it feels like he’s coming full circle in some ways to the film that put him on the map: the trailblazing 1989 indie “sex, lies and videotape.” Both are lurid genre exercises, laid bare. Both focus on the intertwined lives of four central figures, including ...

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