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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.


Thursday, May 26 2011

'Biutiful': A Transcendent Tale of Love, Loss and Death

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


Tuesday, January 25 2011

Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations

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


Thursday, February 3 2011

Not-so-beautiful Bardem in Oscar-nominated 'Biutiful'

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

Thursday, May 20 2010

Inarritu walks a straight line in 'Biutiful'

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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