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Ánimas Trujano (1962)

In a scene in Ánimas Trujano, the protagonist—the eponymous Ánimas, an inveterate gambler, drunk, and believer in every charm or superstition floating around—has just lost a lot of money on a cockfight. 2,108 more words

THE BEAST OF HOLLOW MOUNTAIN: A Cut-Price Vacation In Stop-Motion Valley

There’s a good reason that Willis O’Brien and Ray Harryhausen were the kings of stop-motion effects in 20th century genre filmmaking: it’s both challenging and time-consuming to do this type of effect correctly and few filmmakers have the stamina or the budget to build an entire film around such effects.  612 more words

Schlock-Optic

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Samurai PurépechaÁnimas Trujano / Ismael Rodríguez / México / 1961

1962, el prolífico (y en boga) cineasta mexicano Ismael Rodríguez decide adaptar al cine una novela de  573 more words

Arranca la Muestra de Cine de Cataluña

La XVI Muestra de Cine Latinoamericano de Cataluña (España), que arrancará el próximo viernes, dedicará varias retrospectivas a Argentina y México, dos de las cinematografías más importantes de la región. 344 more words

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