Sep 022014
Iñarritu about the long takes in BIRDMAN

— Director Alejandro Iñarritu speaks with Anne Thompson at Telluride about his latest film, Birdman. By all accounts the film is brilliant, innovative, powerful. I’m dying to see it. Like Hitchcock’s Rope, the film is presented as one continuous take, with editing masking the splices between a series of long takes. The cinematography is by [...]

Jun 202014
Iñarritu / Lubezki 2010 World Cup Commercial

This classic 2010 commercial directed by Alejandro Iñarritu with cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki shows hilarious alternative futures for world cup players, including Cannavaro, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo and Rooney. These frames of Wayne Rooney facing either defeat or glory might ease the pain of England’s dire straits in the current world cup, with a little humor. +++ +++ [...]