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2008-08-29 09:00:43

By Jeff Vice Deseret News THE LAST MISTRESS -- ** -- Asia Argento, Fu'ad Ait Aattou; in French, with English subtitles; not rated, probable R (sex, nudity, vulgarity, brief gore, violence, mild profanity, slurs, brief drugs) If American filmgoers have any prior knowledge of actress Asia Argento's work, it's because of movies like "xXx,""Marie Antoinette" and "George A. Romero's Land of the Dead." However, one of those indicated she had something like "The Last Mistress" in her. She's...

2008-08-01 06:00:29

By Soren Andersen, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Aug. 1--He's a beauty. She, not so much. With his flawless skin, slender build and plump pouty lips, Ryno de Marigny (Fu-ad Ait Aattou) looks like a very young Mick Jagger, an androgynous lady-killer who makes conquests effortlessly. With a nose a little too prominent and a forehead a little too large, the woman known as La Vellini (Asia Argento) is far from the most glamorous woman in Paris in 1838. (The screenplay is based on a...

2008-07-25 03:00:32

By Susan Dunne, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 25--"Mother of Tears" is a delicious chunk of cheese, a stylish and entertaining crock of old-style horror-genre schlock. Seeing such a relic in the era of torture porn is almost quaint, even as ceremonial daggers are cutting into orifices and entrails are sliding around the floor. Italian auteur Dario Argento's final installment in his "Three Mothers" trilogy, which began with "Suspiria" and "Inferno," goes for camp this time around. The...

2008-07-18 03:00:00

By Susan Dunne, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 18--Asia Argento is not the most beautiful woman in the world, or the most elegant. But she is one of the sexiest. Her unquenchable fire is the soul of "The Last Mistress," and she justifies her casting in the lead role. If any woman would spoil a man for all other women, it would be Argento's human volcano, Senora Vellini. Catherine Breillat's potboiler would be even more satisfying if Argento were paired with a more intriguing leading...

2006-07-11 21:00:29

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Eight years after his solo debut, Sean Lennon will return September 26 with the Capitol album "Friendly Fire," which features contributions from Jon Brion, session drummer Matt Chamberlain, Cibo Matto's Yuka Honda, Paul Simon's son Harper and actress Bijou Phillips. Lennon describes "Friendly Fire" as "an experiment to see what it might be like to do music more publicly again" after limiting his recent recorded output to collaborations with...


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