Articles tagged benicio del toro

26 Feb 2009 // 3:45 AM

‘Che’ director Steven Soderbergh’s revolutionary filmmaking

It’s a face recognized even by those who know nothing about the man behind it. He peers at us fromT-shirts and posters and magazines,

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22 Jan 2009 // 3:04 AM

Behind the scenes of ‘Che’ with Steven Soderbergh

“I can’t sit here and tell you I think movies make any difference at all,” director Steven Soderbergh says, halfway through a bowl of

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The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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15 Jan 2009 // 3:50 AM

Fast chat with ‘Che’ star Benicio Del Toro

You’ve seen the T-shirts. Everywhere. With that face - the beard, beret, eyes burning with revolution. Yet, few people know much about the man

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Che

13 Jan 2009 // 4:47 AM

Che

Che is about the dissemination of Che Guevara the icon, as it is also the saga of Che refashioned.

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8 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

Guerrilla Patton

Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.

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13 Mar 2008 // 10:59 PM

Things We Lost in the Fire

The film’s treatment of how one navigates the grief process, and the hidden trauma that follows inexplicable loss, is sensitive and thought-provoking.

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A few words with ‘Things We Lost in the Fire’ star Benicio Del Toro

Benicio Del Toro is a man of few words, both on and off the screen. Since making a major impression as the often indecipherable criminal

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19 Oct 2007 // 1:50 AM

Things We Lost in the Fire

The film intersperses the evolving liaison between Jerry and Audrey with their memories of Brian, suggesting he's their connective tissue even if he is lost.

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16 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.

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1 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.

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11 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

21 Grams (2003)

In 21 Grams, the fragmentation is pronounced, chaotic to the point of mathematical precision.

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11 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hunted (2003)

'For me,' declares Friedkin, just hearing the Dylan lyric spoken by Johnny Cash is worth making a film for.

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13 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hunted (2003)

Benicio Del Toro looks appropriately haunted in The Hunted.

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26 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Snatch (2000)

Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Way of the Gun (2000)

“For the record, I’ll call myself Mr. Parker, and my associate will be Mr. Longbaugh.” By the time Parker (Ryan Phillippe) names himself, about

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Traffic (2000)

As if a force unto themselves, beyond all legal, social, moral, or even political powers, drugs cross borders, produce wealth, cost lives. Drugs are a system, and they never stop moving.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Snatch (2001)

Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys. Aggressive and jumpy, packed with brutish hooligans and feckless crooks, it’s a

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Pledge (2001)

Whenever you see a man looking anguished and alone in the opening shot of a film, and especially if he’s surrounded by wide open

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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