Tag Archives: Mexican films

From the Vaults — ‘Vamonos Con Pancho Villa!’

Note: This is an encore post from 2011. “Vamonos Con Pancho Villa!” (“Let’s Go With Pancho Villa!”) is the surprisingly dark, roughly hewn story of six friends who call themselves “the lions of San Pablo” and join the Mexican Revolution … Continue reading

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Aug. 13, 1947: ‘Cuando Lloran los Valientes’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Imagine my surprise to find that The Times reviewed Mexican movies, usually in critiques signed “G.K.,” who praised this classic of Mexican cinema starring Pedro Infante, … Continue reading

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Pepe Arciga

July 25, 1957 Superlatives, to be frank, don’t come easy to anyone about to comment on the true merits of most bullfight filming efforts. In months past, Hollywood movie makers have pulled pretty hefty boo-boos when confronted with the challenge … Continue reading

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