So Clive Owen is doing a TV series on Cinemax and every episode is directed (and filmed and edited) by Steven Soderbergh. That sounds like a pretty big deal, right? Evidently it is based on the number of reviews that I’ve linked to below.
Is The Knick any good? Does it mark the start of the transformation of television from a writer’s to a director’s medium? Will you ever get used to Clive Owen’s mustache? You can start deciding for yourself when it premiers on August 8.
Tim Goodman, Mo Ryan, Matt Zoller Seitz, Emily Nussbaum, Alison Willmore and Anne Helen Petersen, James Poniewozik, Alan Sepinwall, Andy Greenwald, Willa Paskin, Todd VanDerWerff, Eric Deggans and Erik Adams.
Method and Madness (1.01)
Mr. Paris Shoes (1.02)
The Busy Flea (1.03)
Also, Sarah Mesle had some thoughts on the season so far.
Where’s the Dignity (1.04)
They Capture the Heat (1.05)
Start Calling Me Dad (1.06)
Get the Rope (1.07)
Also, Matt Zoller Seitz wrote about Soderbergh’s direction.
Working Late A Lot (1.08)
The Golden Lotus (1.09)