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‘The Bridge’: Crossing and Recrossing Borders

In The Bridge, the detectives find two half bodies laid out as if one, on the US-Mexican border, symbolic in a way that is both crass and inexplicable.

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26 Feb 2009 // 2:45 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 // 2:04 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 // 2:50 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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13 Jan 2009 // 3:47 AM


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 // 7:59 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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31 Aug 2007 // 3:42 AM

The Hottest State

For a film set mostly inside one character's head, The Hottest State spends a lot of time on the road.

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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

This was never intended to be a conventional movie, but more like a personal industrial film illustrating the process that brings the corpse of a cow to your dinner table.

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16 Nov 2006 // 5:00 PM

Fast Food Nation (2006)

Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.

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15 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Maria Full of Grace (2003)

Maria's quest, for grace, escape, and meaning, seems as bleak as back in Colombia.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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