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. Continue reading
Leo pleads with the Academy.
Image source. Copyright 20th Century Fox, 2015.
How far are people willing to go to get an Oscar? Colin Firth took on a stutter. Eddie Redmayne took on a life-altering disability. In Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant, Leo DiCaprio shows that you can never want that little golden statuette enough. Continue reading
Image source. Copyright Paramount Vantage, 2006.
“Pain is universal – but so is hope,” declares the weighty description on the back cover of the DVD for Babel. You know from the start that director Alejandro González Iñárritu is aiming for the deep end here. And boy, would you be right. Continue reading