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new DVD releases in Region 2, June 29

green light (definitely check it out): Revolutionary Road: Suburbia is nasty. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Che: Viva la revolution. [Amazon U.K.] Rachel Getting Married: Anne Hathaway as a cranky bitch, and we like her. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Wendy and Lucy: A girl and her dog. [Amazon U.K.] [now … more…

movie posters in London (part 2)

More movie posters spotted around London these last ten days. (Part 1 is here.) Very different from the ads I’ve seen at home for Push, and also: did they make Dakota Fanning’s head freakishly large, or what: Not a movie, of course, but what the hell. I get the sense that this is part of … more…

Che (review)

You’ve seen the T-shirt — now see the movie. That seems to be attitude of the decriers of Steven Soderbergh’s portrait of the Argentinean freedom fighter/terrorist: that the filmmaker does not demonize his subject to the degree the decriers insist is necessary.

my week at the movies: ‘Che,’ ‘Zack and Miri Make a Porno,’ ‘Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,’ ‘Waltz with Bashir,’ ‘Splinter’

How’s this for a movie marathon? On December 12 in New York and Los Angeles, IFC Films will release the “full roadshow version” of Che, Steven Soderbergh’s epic biopic of Che Guevara, for which star Benicio Del Toro won the Best Actor award at Cannes this year. On Friday, I’m gonna sit through all five … more…