Mean Streets: Take a Closer Look at Alejandro González Iñárritu's 'Biutiful' | 5 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010 | 4 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.


'Biutiful': A Transcendent Tale of Love, Loss and Death | 26 May 2011 // 5:00 PM

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu specializes in fractured narratives, multi-stranded stories that leap across space to provoke unlikely, unexpected connections.


Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations | 25 Jan 2011 // 3:50 AM

The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.


Not-so-beautiful Bardem in Oscar-nominated 'Biutiful' | 3 Feb 2011 // 1:08 AM

TORONTO — Remember "Nine"? Javier Bardem does. He was set to star in Rob Marshall's 2009 musical as the harried, Fellini-inspired director who sidled up to slinky

Inarritu walks a straight line in 'Biutiful' | 20 May 2010 // 1:30 AM

CANNES, France — With his new film "Biutiful," Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, the director of such ambitious multicultural films as "Amores Perros" and "Babel," shows he hasn't

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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