DVD & Blu-ray review: Side Effects (15)

Steven Soderbergh DVD/Blu-ray (106mins)

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Steven Soderbergh signs off his movie-directing career with considerable panache here, with a film that starts out as an expose of big pharma and mental health before morphing into an adroit and surprising Hitchcockian thriller. Rooney Mara is compelling as troubled Emily, who after collecting her husband (Channing Tatum) from prison for insider trading crashes her car into a wall. Emily survives and is comforted by Jude Law's smug shrink who suggests an experimental new anti-depressant. It's a grave error…