Tag: 2000

amores-perros

Alejandro González Iñárritu is probably best known for his American Oscar-winning hits like Birdman and The Revenant. Before he wowed Hollywood, however, he first got his career started back in Mexico with Amores perros, a gritty thriller that feels much shorter than its 2.5 hours. 

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yi-yi

Three-hour movies almost always come in two extremes: the dry exegesis that has you staring at your watch or the illuminating immersion that leaves you grateful you came. Yi Yi, the most well-known film from Taiwanese director Edward Yang, doesn’t just fall in the latter category; it actively redefines it.

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Gladiator

Image source. Copyright Universal Studios, 2000.

In ancient Rome, the satirist Juvenal seethed about the pervasive influence of “bread and circus.” 2,000 years later, Gladiator clearly shows that his words have a long way to go before they sleep.

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