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Tuesday, January 4 2011

‘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.


Sunday, September 30 2007

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.


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.


Tuesday, September 18 2007

September 11

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


Wednesday, January 10 2007

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.


Friday, October 27 2006

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.


Thursday, December 11 2003

21 Grams (2003)

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


Sunday, January 1 1995

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.


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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