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  • Farrelly Brothers' 'Three Stooges': Back on track?

    I have to admit that when I read Variety's new post about the casting for the Farrelly Brothers' lo-o-o-o-o-n-g awaited "Three Stooges" film, I checked the date to make sure it wasn't April Fool's Day. - More: Movie News According to Variety, Sean...
  • Review: 'Che'

    Review: 'Che'
    Well into the fourth hour of "Che," the extraordinary and challenging new work by director Steven Soderbergh, the film's subject -- the Argentine-born political insurgent Ernesto Guevara -- strikes a recalcitrant horse. Wheezing and depleted from severe...
  • 'Che' stars Benicio Del Toro, Demian Bichir

    'Che' stars Benicio Del Toro, Demian Bichir
    Director Steven Soderbergh's two-part, four-hour "Che" is part folly and part fulfillment, a methodical if coolly romantic portrait of the most familiar 1960s T-shirt icon outside the peace symbol. Some would argue way, way outside the peace symbol....
  • Movie review: Che: Part One -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Che: Part One -- 3 out of 5 stars
    Steven Soderbergh narrowed the life of Che Guevara to two slices of his story, cast Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro in the role and gives us four hours and 17 minutes with the late Marxist icon. What do we learn in those hours and hours spent in the...
  • Realism on tap at AFI Fest

    Realism on tap at AFI Fest
    Film fans, it's time to get your passports stamped. When the AFI Fest begins Thursday night, it will kick off 11 days of screenings and events that will bring some of the best films from the international festival circuit here to Los Angeles, including...
  • Soderbergh takes a revolutionary approach to 'Che'

    Soderbergh takes a revolutionary approach to 'Che'
    Charging across the globe like an insurrectionist guerrilla cadre, Steven Soderbergh's sprawling, Spanish-language epic "Che" has been playing at international film festivals and leaving controversy in its wake. The film depicts Argentine doctor turned...
  • Melissa Leo, 'Frozen River'

    Melissa Leo, 'Frozen River'
    Melissa Leo's perfor- mance in "Frozen River" has been ri- veting audiences and critics since the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, winning the grand jury prize. As a woman driven to smuggle illegal immigrants over the Canadian...
  • Clint Eastwood, 'Kung Fu Panda' Head to Cannes

    Clint Eastwood's "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, is one of several high profile American films going for the Palme d'Or at next month's Cannes Film Festival. While the official Cannes lineup, which was announced on Wednesday, April 23, includes...
  • Cannes Film Festival announces official lineup

    Cannes Film Festival announces official lineup
    Eleventh-hour additions of Clint Eastwood's thriller "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, and Steven Soderbergh's double Che Guevara biopics, "The Argentine" and "Guerrilla," were among the big news delivered by festival general manager Thierry...
  • Palme d'Or goes to France's 'Entre les Murs'

    Palme d'Or goes to France's 'Entre les Murs'
    What a difference 21 years makes. In 1987, the last time a French film won the Palme d'Or, the audience at the Palais du Festival was so angry at the choice of "Under the Sun of Satan" that it hooted furiously and the director, Maurice Pialat, yelled...
  • Cannes '08: It's over, but what just happened?

    Cannes '08: It's over, but what just happened?
    In the end, it was entirely appropriate that "What Just Happened" got the last flicker of light from the projector at this year's Festival de Cannes. It's about a troubled movie, starring Sean Penn, that plays to a rainy Cannes within a real-life troubled...
  • Capitalizing on Che Guevara's image

    Capitalizing on Che Guevara's image
    IF THIS were a photo session, you couldn't have asked for more. The model, long-haired with steely gaze and wispy guerrillero beard. Jacket zipped to the chin. Collar up and hair uncombed. Jaw set in anger. Beret at a perfect, rakish tilt. There's tension...