Che Guevara Biopic Bores Cannes

Soderbergh and Benicio Del Toro (who stars as Che and shares production credits) actually had an intriguing and immensely amusing theme if only they’d known how to plumb it. Soderbergh hails Guevara as “one of the most fascinating lives in the last century.” Almost all who actually interacted with Ernesto Guevara (and are now free to express their views without fear of firing squads or torture chambers) know that the The Big Question regarding Ernesto , the most genuinely fascinating aspect of his life, is :
“How did such a dreadful bore, incurable doofus, sadist and and epic idiot attain such iconic status? ”
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4 thoughts on “Che Guevara Biopic Bores Cannes”

  1. “The past makes itself felt not only in the individual consciousness — in which the residue of an education systematically oriented toward isolating the individual still weighs heavily — but also through the very character of this transition period in which commodity relations still persist, although this is still a subjective aspiration, not yet systematized.”
    Coño. Sounds like he belongs at an Ivy League school. Then again, he’s already there…

  2. “Not even an aspirin,” instructed Cuba’s Maximum Leader to his Bolivian comrades

    I’ll hand it to the old bastard: he knows how to deal with inconvenient people, as Che became. Ironically, that was the best thing to happen to Che, too.

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