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4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a dizzying array of faces, languages and imagery that sears into your soul." Box Office "Inarritu and his superb cast use provocation and feeling to build something tentatively hopeful out of the rubble. This is a film to take to heart."Rolling Stone "BABEL is certainly an experience....The sheer reckless ardor of Mr. Gonzalez Inarritu's filmmaking -- the voracious close-ups, the sweeping landscape shots, the swiveling, hurtling camera movements -- suggests a virtually limitless confidence in the power of the medium..."New York Times "BABEL looks beautiful, never more so than when BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto captures locals at ease among themselves." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "In the year's richest, most complex and ultimately most heartbreaking film, Inarritu invites us to get past the babble of modern civilization and start listening to each other."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Each piece in the puzzle unfolds at a thrilling velocity, events spiralling out of control in a whirlwind of rash judgements, linguistic barriers and sheer bad luck."Total Film Ranked #5 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[A]s the film builds to a shattering climax, you'll be in an emotional grip that won't let go."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "The stories gradually gather urgency, heat and pain....In a soundbite century, it stares tragedy in the eye, scrapes away the mindless babble."Uncut "[H]ypnotic....We come away from this film consumed with a sense of sorrow over innocence betrayed and reminded of the double standard of justice in our polarized world."Movieline's Hollywood Life 5 stars out of 5 -- "It's an intense experience, defined by a simmering sense of dread..."Ultimate DVD51.35449

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4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a dizzying array of faces, languages and imagery that sears into your soul." Box Office "Inarritu and his superb cast use provocation and feeling to build something tentatively hopeful out of the rubble. This is a film to take to heart."Rolling Stone "BABEL is certainly an experience....The sheer reckless ardor of Mr. Gonzalez Inarritu's filmmaking -- the voracious close-ups, the sweeping landscape shots, the swiveling, hurtling camera movements -- suggests a virtually limitless confidence in the power of the medium..."New York Times "BABEL looks beautiful, never more so than when BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto captures locals at ease among themselves." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "In the year's richest, most complex and ultimately most heartbreaking film, Inarritu invites us to get past the babble of modern civilization and start listening to each other."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Each piece in the puzzle unfolds at a thrilling velocity, events spiralling out of control in a whirlwind of rash judgements, linguistic barriers and sheer bad luck."Total Film Ranked #5 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[A]s the film builds to a shattering climax, you'll be in an emotional grip that won't let go."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "The stories gradually gather urgency, heat and pain....In a soundbite century, it stares tragedy in the eye, scrapes away the mindless babble."Uncut "[H]ypnotic....We come away from this film consumed with a sense of sorrow over innocence betrayed and reminded of the double standard of justice in our polarized world."Movieline's Hollywood Life 5 stars out of 5 -- "It's an intense experience, defined by a simmering sense of dread..."Ultimate DVD51.35449

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"...Charged with macabre, original and dramatically riveting moments..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Irritu's deft eye crafts scenes of realism, depth, and empathy, all of them seething with raw emotional power..." Film Comment "...This film is satisfying....AMORES feels like the first classic of the new decade, with sequences that will probably make their way into history..." New York Times "...A grabber....Irritu keeps us involved..." USA Today "...Fierce, loving, and electric, this movie's got bite as well as bark..." Entertainment Weekly "...Like all the best movies, you leave AMORES PERROS seeing the world with new eyes..." Rolling Stone "...AMORES PERROS is urban hip-hop film-making from Mexico and it's definitely fly..." Sight and Sound "AMORES PERROS is in every way a major work....It is fully realized in all ways, ablaze with a raft of vital portrayals and rich in meaning and implication..."Los Angeles Times51.35449

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"...Inarritu cements his reputation as a boldly talented filmmaker with his first English-language project, 21 GRAMS..." Variety "...It's a startlingly crafted movie, with several extraordinary performances..." Entertainment Weekly "...The film is full of engagingly high-strung performances..." Film Comment "...There are few movie pleasures as satisfying as an actor soaring to meet the challenge of his or her gift. It's a pleasure that's delivered threefold in 21 GRAMS..." Los Angeles Times "...That Inarritu shapes something redemptive out of blasted lives is proof that he is a filmmaker of rare and startling grace..." Rolling Stone "...[A] complex, time-fractured narrative....The most shattering performance comes from Naomi Watts..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "This is cinematic art in its highest form."USA Today "[T]he film is a virtuoso accomplishment of construction and editing."Chicago Sun-Times "Inarritu remains primarily a poet of the visible world..." Sight and Sound "Watts and Del Toro - both Oscar-nominated for their roles - positively roar with restraint, while the lesser known Melissa Leo matches Benicio every step of the way..." Total Film51.35449

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"...Inarritu cements his reputation as a boldly talented filmmaker with his first English-language project, 21 GRAMS..." Variety "...It's a startlingly crafted movie, with several extraordinary performances..." Entertainment Weekly "...The film is full of engagingly high-strung performances..." Film Comment "...There are few movie pleasures as satisfying as an actor soaring to meet the challenge of his or her gift. It's a pleasure that's delivered threefold in 21 GRAMS..." Los Angeles Times "...That Inarritu shapes something redemptive out of blasted lives is proof that he is a filmmaker of rare and startling grace..." Rolling Stone "...[A] complex, time-fractured narrative....The most shattering performance comes from Naomi Watts..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "This is cinematic art in its highest form."USA Today "[T]he film is a virtuoso accomplishment of construction and editing."Chicago Sun-Times "Inarritu remains primarily a poet of the visible world..." Sight and Sound "Watts and Del Toro - both Oscar-nominated for their roles - positively roar with restraint, while the lesser known Melissa Leo matches Benicio every step of the way..." Total Film51.35449

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"...Inarritu cements his reputation as a boldly talented filmmaker with his first English-language project, 21 GRAMS..." Variety "...It's a startlingly crafted movie, with several extraordinary performances..." Entertainment Weekly "...The film is full of engagingly high-strung performances..." Film Comment "...There are few movie pleasures as satisfying as an actor soaring to meet the challenge of his or her gift. It's a pleasure that's delivered threefold in 21 GRAMS..." Los Angeles Times "...That Inarritu shapes something redemptive out of blasted lives is proof that he is a filmmaker of rare and startling grace..." Rolling Stone "...[A] complex, time-fractured narrative....The most shattering performance comes from Naomi Watts..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "This is cinematic art in its highest form."USA Today "[T]he film is a virtuoso accomplishment of construction and editing."Chicago Sun-Times "Inarritu remains primarily a poet of the visible world..." Sight and Sound "Watts and Del Toro - both Oscar-nominated for their roles - positively roar with restraint, while the lesser known Melissa Leo matches Benicio every step of the way..." Total Film51.35449

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"...This film is satisfying....AMORES feels like the first classic of the new decade, with sequences that will probably make their way into history..."New York Times "...A grabber....Irritu keeps us involved..."USA Today "...AMORES PERROS is urban hip-hop film-making from Mexico and it's definitely fly..."Sight and Sound "...Charged with macabre, original and dramatically riveting moments..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Irritu's deft eye crafts scenes of realism, depth, and empathy, all of them seething with raw emotional power..."Film Comment "...Like all the best movies, you leave AMORES PERROS seeing the world with new eyes..."Rolling Stone "AMORES PERROS is in every way a major work....It is fully realized in all ways, ablaze with a raft of vital portrayals and rich in meaning and implication..."Los Angeles Times "...Fierce, loving, and electric, this movie's got bite as well as bark..."Entertainment Weekly51.35449

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"[H]ypnotic....We come away from this film consumed with a sense of sorrow over innocence betrayed and reminded of the double standard of justice in our polarized world."Movieline's Hollywood Life "BABEL is certainly an experience....The sheer reckless ardor of Mr. Gonzalez Inarritu's filmmaking -- the voracious close-ups, the sweeping landscape shots, the swiveling, hurtling camera movements -- suggests a virtually limitless confidence in the power of the medium..."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a dizzying array of faces, languages and imagery that sears into your soul."Box Office "Inarritu and his superb cast use provocation and feeling to build something tentatively hopeful out of the rubble. This is a film to take to heart."Rolling Stone "BABEL looks beautiful, never more so than when BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto captures locals at ease among themselves." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "In the year's richest, most complex and ultimately most heartbreaking film, Inarritu invites us to get past the babble of modern civilization and start listening to each other."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Each piece in the puzzle unfolds at a thrilling velocity, events spiralling out of control in a whirlwind of rash judgements, linguistic barriers and sheer bad luck."Total Film Ranked #5 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "[A]s the film builds to a shattering climax, you'll be in an emotional grip that won't let go."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "The stories gradually gather urgency, heat and pain....In a soundbite century, it stares tragedy in the eye, scrapes away the mindless babble."Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "It's an intense experience, defined by a simmering sense of dread..."Ultimate DVD51.35449

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"...[A] fascinating sampling of art challenged by life..." Entertainment Weekly "...[Inarritu's] film is so strong because it allows us to use our imaginations. It generates almost unbearable empathy..." Chicago Sun-Times "...It's no surprise that Imamura has directed the best film in September 11....A sliver of Imamura greatness, the film glides along..."Los Angeles Times25.67725

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"RUDO Y CURSI scores from every angle -- comic, personal and cross-cultural....Cuaron's rich narrative courses through an array of personal obstacles, all of them universal and readily identifiable."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a pleasure to watch the chemistry and engaging humor between actors who clearly enjoy each other's company....Such is the case with the Mexican stars of RUDO Y CURSI..."USA Today "[T]he arrival of the puckishly entertaining, fleet-of-foot drama-comedy RUDO Y CURSI deserves a hearty welcome....RUDO Y CURSI pulses with life..."Los Angeles Times "RUDO Y CURSI is a sly miniaturist pleasure on its own terms, a piquant fable about the bouncing ups and downs of success, failure, competition, and comradeship." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "RUDO Y CURSI lives up to its name, as do its sweet and scrappy heroes....With a winning measure of swagger and style."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "This isn't a sports movie, but a human comedy, and depends on the effortless chemistry between Luna and Garcia Bernal, who evoke, like real brothers, the ability to love and hate each other and push all the right buttons."Chicago Sun-Times "RUDO Y CURSI begins as delightful satire of the tackiness and crass excess of the nouveau riche, blessed with the same loose, improvisational, French New Wave-inspired chemistry of Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "Soccer provides the backdrop for this rowdy, ramshackle comedy....[G]ood-natured fun..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n agreeably ramshackle football farce, directed by Cuaron's screenwriting partner and brother, that still says a surprising amount about the state of South America..."Uncut0.6370244

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3 stars out of 4 -- Dynamite performances from Annette Bening and Naomi Watts ignite this strong drama from writer-director Rodrigo Garcia.Rolling Stone "[D]ense and thoughtful....A more precise title might have been MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, since continuities and complexities in the lives and relationships of women are what most interest Mr. Garcia."New York Times "Garcia's calm, steady guidance behind the camera, along with his nicely finessed faith in a very good cast, makes MOTHER AND CHILD a fuller and more satisfying example of this storytelling style..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[S]uperb performances add to the story's power....The story is best when focused on the threads linking the intricate tapestry of mothers and daughters."USA Today "Each in their own way, they're women on the run in a film whose focus -- slowly and movingly -- shifts to capturing the cost of running too far too long." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The film is founded on three performances by Annette Bening, Kerry Washington and Naomi Watts. All have rarely been better."Chicago Sun-Times "With MOTHER AND CHILD, Rodrigo Garcia poses a number of intriguing questions about the nature of maternity....While all of these women are types, the actresses dignify them with the emotional force of their performances."Movieline0.4777683

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3 stars out of 4 -- Dynamite performances from Annette Bening and Naomi Watts ignite this strong drama from writer-director Rodrigo Garcia.Rolling Stone "[D]ense and thoughtful....A more precise title might have been MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, since continuities and complexities in the lives and relationships of women are what most interest Mr. Garcia."New York Times "Garcia's calm, steady guidance behind the camera, along with his nicely finessed faith in a very good cast, makes MOTHER AND CHILD a fuller and more satisfying example of this storytelling style..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[S]uperb performances add to the story's power....The story is best when focused on the threads linking the intricate tapestry of mothers and daughters."USA Today "Each in their own way, they're women on the run in a film whose focus -- slowly and movingly -- shifts to capturing the cost of running too far too long." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The film is founded on three performances by Annette Bening, Kerry Washington and Naomi Watts. All have rarely been better."Chicago Sun-Times "With MOTHER AND CHILD, Rodrigo Garcia poses a number of intriguing questions about the nature of maternity....While all of these women are types, the actresses dignify them with the emotional force of their performances."Movieline0.4777683

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"Bardem, who received a best actor Oscar nomination for BIUTIFUL, is a vastly human actor....Here he suffers, and is good, and suffers partly simply because he cannot do good things."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] riveting, if harrowing piece....Bardem is tremendous here."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]erocious filmmaking, directed with lyrical austerity and played with conviction."Total Film "[A]n ethereal yet visceral meditation on living and dying....[Bardem gives] a performance of staggering depth, unquestionably one of the year's best."Los Angeles Times "[Bardem] combines muscular, charismatic physicality with an almost delicate sensitivity..."New York Times "As for Mr. Bardem, he's ever so much more than a tragic face. He gives this hero tragic grandeur."Wall Street Journal "[I]t's a gorgeous, melancholy tone poem about love, fatherhood and guilt....Some scenes are absolutely wrenching to behold."Hollywood Reporter "In the end, what's most deeply affecting about BIUTIFUL is a face -- Bardem's."Movieline "Irritu is a filmmaker drawn to dark, layered tales. His collaboration with the soulful Bardem is an inspired one."USA Today0.4777683

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"Bardem, who received a best actor Oscar nomination for BIUTIFUL, is a vastly human actor....Here he suffers, and is good, and suffers partly simply because he cannot do good things."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] riveting, if harrowing piece....Bardem is tremendous here."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]erocious filmmaking, directed with lyrical austerity and played with conviction."Total Film "[A]n ethereal yet visceral meditation on living and dying....[Bardem gives] a performance of staggering depth, unquestionably one of the year's best."Los Angeles Times "[Bardem] combines muscular, charismatic physicality with an almost delicate sensitivity..."New York Times "As for Mr. Bardem, he's ever so much more than a tragic face. He gives this hero tragic grandeur."Wall Street Journal "[I]t's a gorgeous, melancholy tone poem about love, fatherhood and guilt....Some scenes are absolutely wrenching to behold."Hollywood Reporter "In the end, what's most deeply affecting about BIUTIFUL is a face -- Bardem's."Movieline "Irritu is a filmmaker drawn to dark, layered tales. His collaboration with the soulful Bardem is an inspired one."USA Today0.4777683

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]erocious filmmaking, directed with lyrical austerity and played with conviction."Total Film "Bardem, who received a best actor Oscar nomination for BIUTIFUL, is a vastly human actor....Here he suffers, and is good, and suffers partly simply because he cannot do good things."Chicago Sun-Times "Irritu is a filmmaker drawn to dark, layered tales. His collaboration with the soulful Bardem is an inspired one."USA Today "In the end, what's most deeply affecting about BIUTIFUL is a face -- Bardem's."Movieline "[A]n ethereal yet visceral meditation on living and dying....[Bardem gives] a performance of staggering depth, unquestionably one of the year's best."Los Angeles Times "[Bardem] combines muscular, charismatic physicality with an almost delicate sensitivity..."New York Times "As for Mr. Bardem, he's ever so much more than a tragic face. He gives this hero tragic grandeur."Wall Street Journal "[I]t's a gorgeous, melancholy tone poem about love, fatherhood and guilt....Some scenes are absolutely wrenching to behold."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] riveting, if harrowing piece....Bardem is tremendous here."Uncut0.4777683

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances, especially Williams', are strong, and Moodysson's moviemaking chops, all beautiful widescreen compositions and great music, deliver."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances, especially Williams', are strong, and Moodysson's moviemaking chops, all beautiful widescreen compositions and great music, deliver."Empire "Moodysson's sympathetic direction of actors, not least of children, results in some moving, if discreet, performances. He probes interestingly at the vulnerability and depth yet to be fully expressed by Michelle Williams."Sight and Sound "Moodysson's sympathetic direction of actors, not least of children, results in some moving, if discreet, performances. He probes interestingly at the vulnerability and depth yet to be fully expressed by Michelle Williams."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances, especially Williams', are strong, and Moodysson's moviemaking chops, all beautiful widescreen compositions and great music, deliver."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances, especially Williams', are strong, and Moodysson's moviemaking chops, all beautiful widescreen compositions and great music, deliver."Empire "Moodysson's sympathetic direction of actors, not least of children, results in some moving, if discreet, performances. He probes interestingly at the vulnerability and depth yet to be fully expressed by Michelle Williams."Sight and Sound "Moodysson's sympathetic direction of actors, not least of children, results in some moving, if discreet, performances. He probes interestingly at the vulnerability and depth yet to be fully expressed by Michelle Williams."Sight and Sound0.3981403

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There are no wasted motions. Exquisite beauty and barbarous intent are all caught in the lens of the great cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- "[B]eautifully mounted....A deliberately paced tale of espionage and double-crosses....[It] has a literary feel, unfolding at a stately pace."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "This is a film of deceptive subtlety that springs its climax like a steel trap....Both provocative and satisfying..."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lee's saucy, sumptuous slow-burner is a complex, elegant seduction, drawing on Hitchcock..."Total Film "[An] intense, psychologically intricate and sexually explicit film....LUST, CAUTION gets under your skin with its examination of what qualifies as love and what does not."Los Angeles Times "[I]n her screen debut as Wong, Tang Wei is as much a revelation as was Zhang Ziyi in CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "An exquisitely choreographed study of romantic deception...and a satisfyingly complex analysis of political expediency."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "LUST, CAUTION is a detailed and compelling period piece, with a decidedly dark underbelly."Ultimate DVD0.3981403

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