Saturday, November 30, 2002

Steven Soderbergh has remade Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1972 SF film Solaris, from the Stanislaw Lem novel. J Hoberman raves in the Village Voice:

Solaris achieves an almost perfect balance of poetry and pulp. This is as elegant, moody, intelligent, sensuous, and sustained a studio movie as we are likely to see this season—and in its intrinsic nuttiness, perhaps the least compromised.