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And Everything Ends in Z

All good things… David Melville rounds of his alphabet of the golden age of Mexican melodrama with a Fever Dream Double Feature, and begins a week of guest postings here on… 1,241 more words


Dolores Del Rio and Pedro Armendariz in LAS ABANDONADAS (1945)

It’s been my intention for a while now to dedicate some time to classic films from the golden age of Mexican Cinema, many of which I watched as a child on television much in the same manner as I did the Hollywood productions I fell in love with.   725 more words

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Shooting Time to Pieces

    “Pieces of Time.”

     Borrowing a phrase from Jimmy Stewart (via Peter Bogdanovich) and repurposing it – what you capture with the camera’s lens (pieces of time) can be reordered and put together in the best way to tell your story. 939 more words

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Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon: Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez

This post is part of the Hollywood’s Hispanic Heritage Blogathon, hosted by Once Upon a Screen and Movie Star Makeover.

When I first chose director, writer, and actor Emilio “El Indio” Fernandez as my topic for this blogathon, I had no idea he had a life as dramatic as one of his own films. 1,952 more words


Pedro Armendariz, "The Clark Gable of Mexico"

Following is a special, guest post by Wendy Merckel.  You can follow Wendy on Facebook here.

Whew! Just look at this guy! Those full sensitive lips, the clear gaze and long eyelashes….. 3,126 more words


Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia - Review

I’ve talked about some of Sam Peckinapah’s work before with my reviews of The Wild Bunch (1968) and Straw Dogs (1971), both of which I held in very high regard. 679 more words