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Chilaquiles

2 Sep

Chilaquiles

One of the things that stuck to me the most about La Ley de Herodes (Herod’s Law) was the feeling behind the movie. It was that of traditional Mexico. I could smell the rural town and its people through the screen. The desert, the decor, and the clothing made me reminiscent of my time spent travelling down Baja. I never lived in a small town with natives who couldn’t speak Spanish, but I encountered several of them. Continue reading

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La Ley de Herodes (Herod’s Law)

22 Aug

“¡El Que No Tranza, No Avanza!”

“He Who Doesn’t Scheme, Doesn’t Get Ahead!”

As a former political science major, I expected this movie to be right up my alley. A political satire of the infamous Mexican PRI party? Count me in. I’m fascinated already. But, very unexpectedly, I found myself yawning a little- was I bored? I guess that’s why I’m a former political science major. Continue reading