Tag: emilioportes

Review: BELZEBUTH, The Horrors Of A Bad Script

Almost five years after the (failed) comedy El crimen del Cácaro Gumaro, Mexican filmmaker Emilio Portes returns to the big screen with Belzebuth, a film that, unlike his previous work, soon reveals itself as something completely serious. Not for nothing...

BELZEBUTH Is Coming

While there's always been a certain darkness to the films of Mexico's Emilio Portes - winner of a fistful of Mexican academy awards for his Alex de la Iglesia styled action horror comedy Pastorela - that darkness has always been...

Review: EL CRIMEN DEL CÁCARO GUMARO, A Collection Of Lazy, Juvenile Jokes

El Crimen del Cácaro Gumaro was, on paper, a much welcomed movie for Mexican cinema. In a period when "art films" are winning prestigious awards internationally (i.e. Post Tenebras Lux and Heli at Cannes) and the number of film festivals...

Final Trailer For Emilio Portes' EL CRIMEN DEL CÁCARO GUMARO: TV Azteca And Televisa Invade Mexican Cinema

Holy cow. Pastorela's Emilio Portes goes against Cannes winner Carlos Reygadas (Silent Light, specifically) and "artsy" slow cinema in the final trailer for El Crimen del Cácaro Gumaro, the upcoming Mexican comedy that will most likely be a commercial success....

PASTORELA Review

You would think that a lifetime spent as an exorcist would have prepared Father Mundo for everything, that someone who can bind the very spawn of Hell should be able to handle anything else with relative ease. You would be...

This Man Is Not Happy To Be Wearing Wings In The Trailer For Emilio Portes' Genre-Busting PASTORELA

Never, ever mess with a large man wearing wings. Especially not if he's a surly man. Most definitely not if he's a surly man licensed to carry firearms. See that picture above? Someone failed to take that advice.Blending comedy and...

A Christmas Angel Is Coming To Shoot Your Ass. Teaser For Mexican Action-Comedy PASTORELA.

You see what happens when you mess with an angel? This is what happens. He pulls out a big ol' pair of guns and shoots your ass. Why? Because deep down inside he'd rather be a devil.Due for a Mexican...