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Deep Crimson

Deep Crimson

Deep Crimson (Spanish: Profundo Carmesí) is a 1996 Mexican crime film directed by Arturo Ripstein, written by Paz Alicia Garciadiego and starring Regina Orozco and Daniel Giménez Cacho. The movie is based on the true story of American multiple murderers Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez, which also inspired the film The Honeymoon Killers (1969). PLOT Noted Mexican filmmaker Arturo Ripstein directed this darkly comic...
Posted 25 May 2012 | Images, Mexican movies, Synopsis, Trailers | 1 Comment
Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro is a Mexican director, producer, screenwriter, novelist and designer. He is mostly known for his acclaimed films, Blade II, El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) and the Hellboy film franchise. He is a frequent collaborator with Ron Perlman, Federico Luppi and Doug Jones. His films draw heavily on...
Posted 16 Jan 2012 | Mexican directors | 1 Comment
The Crime of Father Amaro

The Crime of Father Amaro

The Crime of Father Amaro (Spanish: El crimen del padre Amaro) is a 2002 movie directed by Carlos Carrera. It is loosely based on the novel O Crime do Padre Amaro (1875) by 19th-century Portuguese writer José Maria de Eça de Queiroz. When it was released, El Crimen del...
Posted 20 Sep 2011 | Images, Mexican movies, Synopsis, Trailers | 2 Comments
Like Water For Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate  (original title: Como agua para chocolate) is a 1992 film based on the popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. It earned all 11 Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures, including the Ariel Award for Best Picture, and...
Posted 12 Jul 2011 | Images, Mexican movies, Synopsis, Trailers | 0 Comments
Viridiana

Viridiana

Viridiana (Latin for green) is a 1961 Spanish-Mexican motion picture, directed by Luis Buñuel and produced by Mexican Gustavo Alatriste. It is loosely based on Halma, a novel by Benito Pérez Galdós. Viridiana was the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival, but it was...
Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek

Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez-Pinault (born September 2, 1966) is a Mexican actress, director and producer. She is one of the most prominent Mexican figures in Hollywood. She received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her role as Frida Kahlo in the movie Frida. Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz,...
Posted 15 Apr 2011 | Mexican actresses, Mexico | 0 Comments
El Laberinto del Fauno

Top 10 Movies from Mexico

The Top 10 Movies from Mexico is a selection of the most voted movies from IMDB. Is your favourite Mexican movie on the list? El laberinto del fauno (2006) Amores perros (2000) Y tu mamá también (2001) El mariachi (1992) Bandidas (2006) El ángel exterminador (1962) Sin Nombre (2009)...
Posted 29 Mar 2011 | Lists, Mexican movies, Mexico | 0 Comments
El Angel Exterminador

The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel (Spanish: El ángel exterminador), is the second of the Buñuel/Alatriste/Pinal film trilogy, written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal, and produced by her then-husband Gustavo Alatriste. It is considered by the Mexican film critics as the 16th best film of the Mexican cinema and...
Ibero-American Movies

Top 100 Ibero-American Movies of all time

In 2008 NOTICINE conducted a comprehensive poll to select the Top 100 Ibero-American Movies of all time. Cinema critics, journalists, festival organizers and movie lovers suggested an initial list of films. After two months of voting through the website, 500 movie lovers from around the world selected their 100...
Los Olvidados - poster

Los Olvidados

Los Olvidados (literal English title The Forgotten Ones aka The Young and the Damned in the U.S.) is a 1950 Mexican film directed by Spanish-Mexican filmmaker Luis Buñuel. Óscar Dancigers, the producer, asked Buñuel to direct this film after the success of the 1949 film El Gran Calavera. Buñuel...
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