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Magic Steven

A prodigious filmmaker at the crossroads.

Jul 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 42 • By JOHN PODHORETZ
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He seems to have had the kind of disillusioning experience with a Communist icon that suggests he might be ripe for political conversion. Someone hand that man a copy of Whittaker Chambers’s Witness! Jon Voight gave it to David Mamet, and he went right-wing. Of course, Soderbergh will have to drop the threesomes. We don’t do that sort of thing over here.

John Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, is The Weekly Standard’s movie critic.

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