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'Biutiful' Trailer: Javier Bardem Wins Best Miserable-Looking Actor


I should have known Babel director Iñárritu's idea of "Biutiful" was gritty melodrama featuring Javier Bardem's strangely-flat yet emotive face projecting a sense of hopelessness that will dominate the rest of my day. But I didn't, and now that's my day. You've been warned.

Man, even when he smiles, it's still somehow, "Well, this is the last smile ever, probably."

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