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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

How Two Contenders are Embracing Chaos of Awards Season: “We’re Going to All the Events”

To some, the awards season schedule can feel like an exhausting, soul-crushing experience. But for filmmaker Sarah Polley and Hildur Guðnadóttir, it’s simply the best. “We’re going to all the events,” said Women Talking and Tár composer Guðnadóttir while standing next to pal Polley on the red carpet at the BAFTA Tea at Four Seasons […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — ‘The Three Amigos’: Alfonso Cuarón (‘Le Pupille’), Guillermo del Toro (‘Pinocchio’) and Alejandro González Iñárritu (‘Bardo’)

The guests on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast — Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu, also known as “The Three Amigos” — have each previously appeared on the podcast individually, but this conversation is one of the few times they have been interviewed together. All are remarkable filmmakers who […]

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Santiago Mitre, More Reveal Why They Made These Oscar-Shortlisted Movies Now

The five international directors featured in the second of The Hollywood Reporter’s Palm Springs Film Festival panels helmed stories ranging from the expansive — tales of overthrowing dictatorships such as Santiago Mitre’s Argentina, 1985 — to intimate, tragic portraits of adolescent friendship, like in Lukas Dhont’s Close.  Some of these films are based on historical […]

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Joseph Kosinski, Gina Prince-Bythewood and the THR Director Roundtable

The shot that nearly broke them, the pointlessness of auditions, the gift of final cut — the directors of some of this year’s most powerful movies got together and got real about their craft. In December, JD Dillard (Devotion), Todd Field (Tár), Alejandro González Iñárritu (Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths), Joseph Kosinski […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Alejandro González Iñárritu (‘Bardo’)

Alejandro González Iñárritu — the guest on this week’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in front of an audience of students at Chapman University — is a Mexican writer, director, producer, film editor and composer who was described by Roger Ebert as “unreasonably talented.” He has directed seven feature films over […]

From Bowie to Buñuel: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Shares Inspirations Behind ‘Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths’

In Netflix’s Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, Daniel Giménez Cacho stars as Silverio Gama, a renowned documentarian who is set to receive a prestigious award for his career as a journalist upon his return to his native Mexico after living with his family in Los Angeles for decades. The epic black comedy, […]

Tokyo: Fest Chairman Hiroyasu Ando Aims Big as International Guests Return

Former diplomat Ando Hiroyasu has lofty goals as chairman of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) and a vision of how to raise the profile of Japan’s premiere celebration of cinema. But with a realpolitik perspective perhaps partly forged in his four-decade diplomatic career, he is under no illusions as to the scale of the challenges […]

Tokyo Film Festival: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Koji Fukada to Receive Kurosawa Akira Award

The Tokyo International Film Festival revealed Friday that Mexican auteur Alejandro González Iñárritu and Japan’s own Koji Fukada will both receive the Kurosawa Akira Award at the event’s upcoming 35th edition later this month. The Tokyo festival decided to revive the honor in 2022 after a 14-year hiatus. Presented to filmmakers “who are making extraordinary […]

Oscars: Mexico Picks ‘Bardo’ as International Feature Submission

Mexico has selected Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths as its official contender for the 2023 Academy Awards in the best international feature category. The epic comedy, which also marks Iñárritu’s first Mexican feature since his 2000 breakout Amores Perros, will be released in theaters starting on Oct. 27, before […]

AFI Fest Sets Red Carpet Premieres Including ‘Bardo,’ ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘She Said’

The American Film Institute’s Los Angeles-based film festival AFI Fest has revealed this year’s crop of red carpet galas including films from Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo del Toro, Maria Schrader and Florian Zeller. As previously announced, AFI Fest will open with the world premiere of Apple’s Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me on Nov. 2 […]

Venice: World Premiere of Alejandro G. Inarritu’s ‘Bardo’ Gets Warm (Albeit Exhausted) Reaction

Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s first feature since The Revenant received a generally warm response at its world premiere Thursday night in Venice. The Venice audience responded with warm applause and some cheering at the end of the nearly three-hour-long film, rising to give Iñárritu and the cast of Bardo a standing ovation lasting around three minutes.  The film’s long […]

Venice: Alejandro G. Inarritu on How Returning to Mexico for ‘Bardo’ Was Like “Meeting an Old Friend”

It’s been eight long years since Alejandro G. Iñárritu last brought a film to Venice. Birdman would, of course, go on to sweep the 2015 Academy Awards (with four wins, including for best film and best director) and help cement Venice’s status as the premier launchpad for awards season glory. A year later, The Revenant […]