Posts Tagged ‘inarritu’

This isn’t going to be a review, exactly. In fact, if you haven’t seen The Secret In Their Eyes I’d prefer it if you didn’t read this at all. My sales pitch was posted here a year ago. This is going to be more of a brief analysis, a handful of thoughts it’ll only be worth […]


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 […]


So this is my first blog post that’s not a review, but it’s also the first time since I started running this thing that the Fall of a year has approached. That means it’s Oscar season. Because of the Academy’s short memory, it seems all studios make sure their films are released in the three […]