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Emotion sickness – Biutiful review

Biutiful – Starring Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez and Eduard Fernández. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Every so often a movie comes along to remind me how arbitrary it is to assign a star rating to a film, as if anything could rightfully be called “a three out of five” or […]

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>Javier Bardem to play Bond villain?

>Javier Bardem has been approached to star in the next James Bond film according to Deadline. While details haven’t been released, it would be fair to assume Bardem will be playing opposite Bond as the villain of the film (something Bardem experienced in 2007’s No Country for Old Men). (UPDATE: Bardem told the L.A. Times […]

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>Dogtooth makes Oscar Foreign Film shortlist; Uncle Boonmee snubbed

>There is less than a week to go before the nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards are revealed, so it hardly seems worthwhile reporting this, but… The Academy have narrowed down their 65-picture long list of contenders for the Best Foreign Language Film to a tight nine, before it is refined to a further five […]

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Cannes Palme d’Or awarded to Uncle Boonmee

The Cannes Film Festival is over for another year, with the top prize going to the dreamlike Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives from director Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Jury president Tim Burton awarded Uncle Boonmee the Palme d’Or, describing it as a “dream” of a film. The picture follows a dying man’s last days […]

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