Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Sean Penn Film Ripped at Cannes, amFAR Gets Leo and D List


Sean Penn’s self directed The Last Face is getting ripped by the press this morning in Cannes. Almost every tweet says “it’s his worst film.” That’s too bad but not unexpected considering its last place at the end of Cannes. Charlize Theron can’t be happy. The relationship was a bust, too.

Meanwhile amFAR pulled Leonardo DiCaprio but otherwise their guests were models and whatever was left in town.  Sharon Stone dodged a bullet. Even Naomi Campbell stayed away. Plus Katy Perry didn’t sing until 1am. We won’t know for a while how much it costs amfar to put her show on.

More this afternoon….

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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