Venice to host midnight premiere of ‘Machete’

Posted by · 4:37 am · July 28th, 2010

The full lineup  for the Venice Film Festival is due shortly, but several pieces are already falling into place. We know that “Black Swan” and “The Tempest” will be bookending the proceedings, while yesterday’s Toronto festival list indirectly gave away several of the titles we’ll be seeing on the Lido. Now comes a slightly less […]

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COMIC-CON: Red band ‘Machete’ trailer

Posted by · 4:33 pm · July 24th, 2010

In all the back and forth and panel coverage, I’ve been trying to find time to post tid-bits like this.  With a few minutes’ rest before Marvel comes into Hall H and owns the joint, I figured I’d finally get to the recently released red band “Machete” trailer, courtesy of IGN.  Robert Rodriguez was here […]

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COMIC-CON: Robert Rodriguez and the cast of ‘Machete’ want you to eat their tacos

Posted by · 4:59 pm · July 21st, 2010

I was wondering if Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” would have much of a presence at Comic-Con this year, and it looks like it will.  And if you’re in San Diego for the convention this week, you’ll want to hear about this because it’s open to the public. Rodriguez and the cast of the film will be […]

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SANTA BARBARA: Mickey Rourke puts a bow on the fest

Posted by · 1:02 am · February 1st, 2009

Mickey Rourke landed in Santa Barbara tonight to accept the final award of the festival, the American Riviera Award.  The on-stage Q&A/career retrospective was moderated by Pete Hammond and presented a swift trip through the actor’s portfolio of impressive performances, making me want to revisit films like “Rumble Fish” and “The Pope of Greenwich Village,” […]

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