Episode 8: Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

The guys talk Steven Soderbergh’s breakthrough debut feature Sex, Lies, and Videotape, starring Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Peter Gallagher, and Laura San Giacomo. They break down the way the film uses a cultural taboo like sex to show the ways humans do or don’t expose truths about themselves to one another, and more specifically the way that Soderbergh’s 1989 film examines communication between people through the different relationships between the two characters. The film is a stunning work of art, both visually and thematically, and the guys discuss what Sex, Lies, and Videotape meant for film as a whole upon its release. Also, they put themselves in the characters’ shoes for a minute and discuss summer vacation plans.

Ep 08 Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Director
Steven Soderbergh
Stars
James Spader
Andie MacDowell
Peter Gallagher
Laura San Giacomo

Curated by: Jarryd
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Aired Friday, May 15, 2015
The guys talk Steven Soderbergh's breakthrough debut feature Sex, Lies, and Videotape, starring Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Peter Gallagher, and Laura San Giacomo. They break down the way the film uses a cultural taboo like sex to show the ways humans do or don't expose truths about themselves to one another, and more specifically the way that Soderbergh's 1989 film examines communication between people through the different relationships between the two characters. The film is a stunning work of art, both visually and thematically, and the guys discuss what Sex, Lies, and Videotape meant for film as a whole upon its release. Also, they put themselves in the characters' shoes for a minute and discuss summer vacation plans.