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Wednesday, January 5 2011

Mean Streets: Take a Closer Look at Alejandro González Iñárritu's 'Biutiful'

Alejandro González Iñárritu makes up for the lack of challenging cinematic adventures by looking at the microcosm of Barcelona's “dark side” through a magnifying glass in his latest film Biutiful. What he finds might shock you. PopMatters gets some insight into one of the year's most underrated films from director Iñárritu and star Javier Bardem.


Tuesday, January 4 2011

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


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.


Reviews

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.


Blogs

Thursday, October 14 2010

'Biutiful' Trailer (2010, dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu)

Though no one should be expecting the director of 21 Grams and Babel to be doing a screwball comedy, the trailer for Iñárritu's newest film


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