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Ed Jewett
07-15-2011, 03:37 AM
"Contagion" (2011) Official Exclusive 1080p HD Trailer



An action-thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Scott Z. Burns (screenplay)
Stars: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet and Jude Law

Natalie Gal appears as "the Russian spy"...



The movie Contagion will be released on October 21, 2011.

"... Scott Z. Burns, writer of The Bourne Ultimatum and The Informant!, penned a script that ....

The one aspect I find most interesting, is that the disease is not some superpower force that kills everybody in its path. Rather, it works specifically, like most real viruses. Instead of this being some action-packed thrill ride of antidotes trying to get distributed to the masses, the story projects the fear of disease on different types of people and examines the strain (pun intended) that fear puts on relationships both small and large. While it apparently steers clear of overblown action, the film still maintains a pace that can be neck-breaking at times.

“The film is a race against time, the stakes are incredibly high throughout the film, and Burns’ script never lets up — ... "

"From what I heard, Steven Soderbergh's Contagion movie won't be a sensationalist sci-fi movie, it will actually be rooted in reality: what we'll see in the movie Contagion could definitely happen today. So following the recent H1N1 outbreak, this film may revive the public’s fear... But well it's just entertainment, and maybe it's for the best: we should not let our guard down! Potential virus outbreaks are just lurking around, waiting for their time...



"... The film was in a bidding war, with Summit Entertainment (Twilight) falling short, and Warner will be helped by Participant Media, who is co-financing the $60 million budget....."



Charles Drago
07-15-2011, 04:00 PM
That's the suit I wear whenever I check EF pages.

Jan Klimkowski
07-15-2011, 05:54 PM
That's the suit I wear whenever I check EF pages.


I hope you're still able to duck when a wanker with a wedge tries to decapitate you...