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In an interview with Fresh Air‘s Dave Davies on NPR, Javier Bardem explains that as soon as he read the script for Biutiful, he connected with his character — because he enjoys playing people who are full of contradictions. “You have to create a normal person under strange circumstances, and that’s always challenging because you don’t have [...]

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 [...]

Q and A with Javier Bardem

December 29th, 2010

Javier Bardem will be participating in a Question and Answer session following a screening of Biutiful this evening in Los Angeles. The event follows the 7:10pm showing on Wednesday, December 29th, at the AMC Century City 15. Bardem will also be on hand to introduce the 10:35pm show Visit for showtimes and tickets.

Writing in, Christina Radish calls Biutiful “a love story between a father and his children and the unexpected journey that life can take us on.” Highlights of the interview include… On the character of Uxbal: “He probably came from a question that has to do with what I would do if I had 75 [...]

The Playlist offers an exclusive interview: Javier Bardem Talks The Sorrow, Joy of Being Biutiful. “[Uxbal] has to go through a journey,” Bardem says. “He has to struggle and evolve in himself as a human being, and see the best and the worst of himself—and in him, we see ourselves. If you are not ready [...]

Writing in TheWrap, Steve Pond asks, Will Somebody Please Nominate Javier Bardem? “Every awards season is rife with injustices, but one in particular stands out so far this year. Javier Bardem’s performance in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s haunted, crushing tone poem Biutiful is a towering achievement, a magnificent performance that should comfortably sit on every list [...]

Biutiful has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category, and in the same category for the Critics Choice Movie Awards. Read more about Alejandro González Iñárritu’s reaction to the news in the Hollywood Reporter, here.