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The Best Films of 2015
30 Dec 2015 // 6:23 AM
What is Art, at its best, but the very weapon by which we wage the necessary, perpetual war on Culture? Here, but a quiver full of the world’s arsenal of 2015 film offerings.
'Children of Men', 'Babel', 'Pan's Labyrinth', and the Mapping of the (Post)modern Global World
1 Jun 2015 // 10:05 PM
Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón -- the "Three Amigos" of Mexican cinema -- use their 2006 masterpieces to examine the global through the lens of the local.
Birdman v Uttama Villain: Portrait of the Artiste As an Older, Wiser Man
18 Jun 2015 // 9:30 PM
Making their films resistant to easy consumption and demanding respect for the artiste is essential to the spirit of Birdman and Uttama Villain.
'The Revenant' Finds Beauty in the Brutality of Survival
4 Dec 2015 // 10:00 AM
With The Revenant, Alejandro González Iñárritu weaves a story both simple and complex, brutal and beautiful, and with a focused and impressive visual aesthetic.
Man Against the Elements, Alone on the Prairie
18 Feb 2015 // 2:00 AM
Hugo Glass survives a brutal attack to pursue those who left him to die in this retelling, based on true events during the frontier winter of 1823-1824.
'Biutiful' Trailer (2010, dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu)
14 Oct 2010 // 5:30 AM
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