The nominations for the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations were announced this morning and Javier Bardem scored a nod for Best Actor for his role in ‘Biutiful.’ Colin Firth (‘The King’s Speech’), Jeff Bridges (‘True Grit’), Jesse Eisenberg (‘The Social Network’), and James Franco (’127 Hours’) round out the category. The 83rd Academy Awards, to be hosted by Anne Hathaway and James Franco, will air live from Hollywood’s Kodak [...] reports that Javier Bardem considers the role of Uxbal in BIUTIFUL his toughest role yet. “This is the heaviest movie I’ve done in my life and one of the heaviest I will ever do,” Bardem said. “It’s not the kind of film where you deliver the lines and go back to your hotel to [...]

Writing in, Dave Karger says “A couple weeks ago, I groused to you about how I thought Javier Bardem’s powerful performance in Biutiful has been unfairly overlooked during this awards season so far. Well, it turns out I have a sister in my disappointment: Julia Roberts.” Roberts recently hosted a screening of Biutiful on [...]

Writing in “The dark is just Biutiful to Alejandro González Iñárritu and Javier Bardem” Nicole Sperling of The Los Angeles Times explores the relationship between Biutiful director Alejandro González Iñárritu and its star, Javier Bardem. “It was Oscar night 2001 and Iñárritu had just been overlooked by the academy — for the first time. The [...]