CinemaWest will launch “The Letters,” a biopic based on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa, in the U.S. on Sept. 5 in honor of Mother Teresa's Feast Day. The film stars Juliet Stevenson, Max von…
Max Von Sydow
MADRID -- Max von Sydow, the face of Swedish acting down the decades, received France's Legion d'honneur, its highest distinction, in a ceremony Wednesday at the Lumiere 2012-Grand Lyon Festival.
This messy amalgam of mysticism, romance, satire, social criticism and cartoonish f/x seems destined for discount DVD bins.
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After working as a thesp for more than 60 years, Max von Sydow says he's mostly unimpressed by the scripts he receives these days
Seems devoted to stifling whatever pleasure audiences may have derived from the popular legend.
Played with a satirical edge, this update on the pulpy 1956 thriller about a murderous social climber might have been good for a chill and a hoot, but played straight it's a real clunker.
Four decades after publication, Steppenwolf sold some 1.5 million paperbacks to a young audience suddenly attracted to Herman Hesse. Film remains just as subjective and essentially plotless as the…