Colorized transmission electron micrograph of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (MERS-CoV) that emerged in 2012.

Movie Review: Contagion

By Frank Kaminski, Mud City Press

Directed by Steven Soderbergh; written by Scott Z. Burns; cinematographed by Steven Soderbergh; director of photography, Peter Andrews; edited by Stephen Mirrione; music by Cliff Martinez; production design by Howard Cummings; costumes by Louise Frogley; produced by Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher and Gregory Jacobs. Released in Sep. 2011 by Warner Brothers Pictures. Running time: 106 minutes. Rated PG-13 Starring: Marion Cotillard as Dr. Leonora Orantes, Matt Damon as Mitch Emhoff, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Ellis Cheever, Jude Law as Alan Krumwiede, Gwyneth Paltrow as Beth Emhoff, Kate Winslet as Dr. Erin Mears, Bryan Cranston as Rear Admiral Lyle Haggerty, Sanaa Lathan as Aubrey Cheever, Jennifer Ehle as Dr. Ally Hextall, Demetri Martin as Dr. David Eisenberg, Elliott Gould as Dr. Ian Sussman, Chin Han as Sun Feng and Griffin Kane as Clark Morrow When the medical thriller movie Contagion came out in 2011, it was widely praised for its realistic...