BIUTIFUL (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2010)

Having severed his professional partnership with scenarist Guillermo Arriaga Jordán (making vile, shameless Babel, 2006, their last film together), Mexico’s Alejandro González Iñárritu has now come after us, like a rabid dog, with Biutiful, whose imbecilic, cutesy title, suited to a schoolgirl’s misspelling (shades of Pet Sematary, 1989!), heads a dreary, morose soap opera about […]