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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.


Sunday, September 30 2007

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.


Thursday, February 22 2007

Babel (2006)

With a movie that encompasses international relations, broken families, personal epiphanies, romantic longings, painful secrets, and our constant aching need for human connection, Iñárritu might have bitten off more than he could chew.


Thursday, October 26 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.


Wednesday, December 10 2003

21 Grams (2003)

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


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