Tag: Biutiful

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Made The Best Commercial of All Time in 2010

Back in 2010, before his "Birdman" won Best Picture and Best Director, Alejandro González Iñárritu directed a long advertisement that I consider the single most extravagant and wonderful commercial ever made for Nike's "Write the Future" campaign. It was produced to air (in abbreviated form) during that year's World Cup and featured soccer stars in […] 

Preparing For Departure

In Alejandro González Iñárritu’s 2010 film, Biutiful, modern Barcelona is anything but the romantic city Americans envision or visit as tourists. The city decays as the dying Uxbal (Javier Bardem), a small-time hustler with the power to speak to the dead, tries to glean an existence for himself and his family. Iñárritu has chosen to […]