Keaton! Stone! Watts! Galifianakis! Birdman! Exclamation marks!
Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who’s sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate that works against him in order to get things back on track… BIUTIFUL is beautiful. And we have 3 Blu-Ray copies to give away! Competition ends 09 June 2011.
Fresh from the Tricycle Theatre’s superb season of Oscar-shortlisted foreign language films comes Outside the Law, an extraordinary portrait of one of the most significant conflicts in recent European history. If you think you’ve made up your mind about terrorists, watch it.
Biutiful covers a lot of ground in its 147 minutes. It’s about spirituality, and family, and love, and poverty, and oh, too many other things to list. And the reason there’s such a plethora of subject on offer is down to Biutiful‘s central character Uxbal (Javier Bardem); a man with more layers than your average onion.
Ah, Valentine’s Day. Apart from very new couples who are still overdosing on saccharine, there really isn’t a single adult human – taken or unattached – who enjoys its enforced affection and awkward present-buying. Of course, the torture is worse if you know you’re planning to ditch your other half but still have to lavish them with contrived pseudo-love – and that’s where we come in…