The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor Javier Bardem ("No Country For Old Men") at the 23rd edition of the festival with the Montecito Award. Bardem will be presented with the award on Monday, January 28, 2008 at the Lobero Theatre. The Montecito Award was created in recognition of a performer who has given a series of classic and standout performances in his/her career. The festival runs from January 24-February 3, 2008. [Peter Knegt]