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Alejandro González Iñárritu

Student Harvesting and the Dilution of a Discipline

Domino Renee Perez | Posted 06.01.2015 | College
Domino Renee Perez

While what a film does matters as much as how it is made, the richness of film study is found in a dialogue between the two, a dialogue formal film studies fosters and explores.

Peggy Siegal Oscar Diary 2015

Peggy Siegal | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Peggy Siegal

Having worked on Oscar campaigns for 35 years, I found going to the 87th Academy Awards ceremony a serious revelation of the American zeitgeist. On the other hand, celebrating "Oscar Weekend" was just a hell of a lot of fun.

Birdman's Oscar-Winning Writer, Alex Dinelaris, Scores Hat-Trick With Upcoming Broadway Musical and Starz TV Series

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

I caught up with Alex some three months ago on the cusp of "the awards show season."

Dances With Mexicans, Disney's McFarland, U.S.A.

Domino Renee Perez | Posted 05.08.2015 | Latino Voices
Domino Renee Perez

Latino directors should not have to tell stories about people from their own community or country of origin exclusively, but given the scarcity of films that feature prominent Latino characters, the opportunity to do so feels like a missed one.

Iñárritu Thought Sean Penn's Green-Card Joke Was 'Hilarious'

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 02.23.2015 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean Penn's remark about Mexican-born Oscar-winner Alejandro Inarritu's immigration status at the end of Sunday's Academy Awards ...

Alejandro González Iñárritu Wins Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Alejandro González Iñárritu won Best Director at Sunday's Oscars for "Birdman." Iñárritu bested Wes Anderson ("The Grand Budapest Hotel"), Ben...

Wes Anderson Still Hasn't Won An Oscar

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. and Armando Bo took home the Best Original Screenplay prize for their "Bi...

The Art and Power of Film

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Museums such as the Louvre simply would not exist if everyone saw a work of art once, and that's it. Therefore, why would anyone even bother decorating their own house with some art, if only planning to look at it just once? That also, can be the power of film.

Michael Keaton Isn't 'Birdman'

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment
Sarah Beauchamp

Birdman is obviously a work of art, and more than that, it's a comedy, a fact that Keaton, who started his career as a standup comedian in Pittsburgh, couldn't be happier about.

'Birdman' May Have Just Locked Up Best Picture

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment

The Oscars don't take place for another two weeks, but it looks like the Best Picture winner may already be decided. On Saturday night, "Birdman" Dire...

"Birdman:" A Triumph of Self-Consciousness

David Edmund Moody | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
David Edmund Moody

Birdman is a feat of technical expertise in search of any real meaning. Its deepest intention seems to be to make us admire Inarritu, and some of the awards the film has won suggest it may have succeeded in that purpose.

The Directors Guild Didn't Nominate Ava DuVernay For 'Selma'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Whether "Selma" can score multiple Oscar nominations on Thursday morning is still, of course, unclear. But one thing that isn't is the film's lack of ...

Birdman and Why Antonio Sanchez Deserves an Oscar Nomination

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

Films are evolving thanks to visionary artists -- seems like just yesterday Dorothy was stunned by technicolor. Time for the Academy to dust off their bones and realize it.

Erin Whitney

Two Of This Year's Best Film Scores Won't Win Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment

With this year's abundance of fantastic films also came a surplus of mesmerizing and poignant film scores. From Hans Zimmer’s epic “Interstellar...

In Conversation With Jazz Drummer and Composer Antonio Sánchez

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Adriana Teresa Letorney

Mexican drummer and composer and four time Grammy Award winner, Antonio Sánchez is considered by many critics and musicians alike as one of the most prominent drummers, bandleaders and composers of his generation.

Matthew Jacobs

How The Seamless Frenzy Of 'Birdman' Came Together

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

There's a moment in "Birdman" where actor Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), performing a preview of his new Broadway play, is desperate for fresh air. ...

What Really Happens At The End Of 'Birdman'?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

This post contains spoilers about the end of "Birdman" If you're still trying to figure out exactly what to make of the last shot in "Birdman," you...

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These 20 People Will Win Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing e...

Cuarón, Del Toro And Iñárritu 'Demand Answers' On Missing 43 Students

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.13.2014 | Latino Voices

Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu have found critical acclaim in Hollywood over the years, but they haven’t for...

This Is What It's Like To Be Famous Today, According To 2014's Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment

If we're scouting out trends in movie releases, 2014 could be seen as the year Hollywood's intestines were splayed out for dissection and observat...

Is Michael Keaton's Birdman Buddhist?

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 12.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Michael Keaton's palpable, frenetic energy paired with an earthly and likable humanity as an actor makes him the perfect choice for this role.

Birdman: Existentialist Selfie

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

The story rushed headlong into all the hard questions revolving around love, death and what gives life meaning, but they were overlain with the pop culture vagaries that make everything and everyone seem shallow these days.

Matthew Jacobs

'Birdman' May Just Be The Best Film Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

The 52nd annual New York Film Festival came to a close on Saturday night with Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of I...

Michael Keaton's Comeback Movie Is Here

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Michael Keaton's comeback year gets its cherry on top with "Birdman." Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu ("Babel"), the new black comedy is Ke...

A Conversation With Charlotte Gainsbourg in Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Charlotte Gainsbourg is quite opposite in person to how she appears in Asia Argento's new dark comedy Misunderstood where she plays a narcissistic, selfish mother who cares more about her sexual exploits and piano-playing than her little girls.