Monday, September 20, 2004

Road Trip
The Nation reviews The Motorcycle Diaries, Che Guevara's Hollywood beatification:

"But the film is so beautiful," say Salles's fans. No--it's pretty. Eric Gautier photographed it, with frequent and unnecessary use of the wan light and monochromatic effects that are now high-fashion clichés of their own. With this much sense of visual discovery, The Motorcycle Diaries could spawn a glossy magazine: Condé-Nast Revolution.

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