Posts Tagged ‘alejandro gonzález iñárritu’

If you know who Alejandro González Iñárritu is, and if you know what type of film he likes to make, then the first thing you should immediately want to find out when seeing him speak live is whether he’s as insanely grim as his films suggest. This is the man who proclaimed his first three films […]


Javier Bardem (Uxbal), Rubén Ochandiano (Zanc), Maricel Álvarez (Marambra). Screenplay by Nicolás Giacobone, Armando Bo, Alejandro González Iñárritu. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Rating: 15. Running time: 147 minutes. Javier Bardem is the Al Pacino of our age. Both men achieve a level of power and presence on screen that is unrivalled, have eyes curiously moving in their depth, and the characters they […]


Gael Garcia Bernal (Octavio), Emilio Echevarria (El Chivo), Goya Toledo (Valeria), Alvara Guerrero (Daniel). Screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Rating: 18. Running time: 154 minutes. Alejandro González Iñárritu. Don’t forget the name. He really is one of the most special of filmmakers. I cannot think of anyone currently making films who […]


The title ‘Babel’ has biblical origins. It was the name of the tower built by the post-Flood people to glorify man, help reach the heavens and symbolise the power of humanity when unified in one location with a single language. God, so the story goes, disapproved. He destroyed the structure and scattered the population across […]