Articles tagged alejandro gonzález iñárritu

‘The Revenant’ Is Both Unquestionably Unpleasant and Incredibly Beautiful

Iñárritu immense skills with the camera eye, taking in the expansive, cruel landscape and harsh, cold mountain ranges in an appreciation that rivals the best nature paintings.

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‘The Revenant’ Holds the Audience Within Its Whirlwind

Apocalyptic filigree and bravura filmmaking aside, The Revenant keeps coming back to an old, bloody story: good man chases bad man for doing bad things to good man.

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‘The Revenant’ Finds Beauty in the Brutality of Survival

With The Revenant, Alejandro González Iñárritu weaves a story both simple and complex, brutal and beautiful, and with a focused and impressive visual aesthetic.

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‘Alejandro González Iñárritu’ Provides an Excellent Analyses of the Filmmaker’s Style

Film scholars Celestino Deleyto and María del Mar Azcona take a close, compelling look at Amores perros, 21 Grams and Babel.

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30 Sep 2007 // 10:00 PM

Babel: Borders Within

As a director, Inarritu is kinetic, adventurous and deeply motivated by spontaneity of feeling. The new edition of Babel is worth getting ahold of for the extra feature documentary alone.

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30 Sep 2007 // 9:59 PM

Babel: Lest We Be United

The great, overarching question one asks during a film such as this is: where is the light? At 143 minutes, this much sadness and tragedy becomes somewhat numbing.

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18 Sep 2007 // 9:59 PM

September 11

The shorts in this international, 9/11-inspired collection range from masterpieces to messes.

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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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26 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Babel (2006)

Associated by instances of violence, the stories in Babel all concern children caught up in circumstances beyond their easy comprehension, while adults struggle to maintain some semblance of illusory order.

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11 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

21 Grams (2003)

In 21 Grams, the fragmentation is pronounced, chaotic to the point of mathematical precision.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Amores Perros (2000)

Perhaps more importantly, it offers a welcome antidote to Hollywoody visions of Mexico, revealing an urban Mexico that is neither sanitized nor demonized: for all the death in it, this place feels utterly immediate and alive.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Amores Perros (2000)

Iñárritu's film has a badly broken heart sputtering beneath all the style, which is something Tarantino hasn't really had the guts to go for yet.

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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