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Eric Ortiz Garcia Picks The Best Mexican Cinema Of 2013

In Mexico, 2013 will be remembered for the release of the now top grossing Mexican films ever: Instructions Not Included and Nosotros los Nobles. Some people celebrate the money injection and the fact that Mexicans went to the cinemas not...

HELI Is Mexico's Oscar Submission, While LA JAULA DE ORO (THE GOLDEN CAGE) Goes For The Goya

The Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences (AMACC) confirmed that Amat Escalante's Heli is Mexico's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming Academy Awards. Heli was chosen over such films as Eugenio Derbez's Instructions Not Included, Claudia...

Lima Film Festival Wraps Up Its 17th Edition

The Lima Film Festival is the grandfather of local film fests. It has become a prime showcase for the best films from Latin America and is an event no local movie buff worth his or her salt can ignore. The...

Review: HELI, Unforgettable Images Drawn From A Flawed Script

In Mexico there has been a lot of buzz surrounding Amat Escalante's third feature Heli. Yes, Steven Spielberg loved it at Cannes and Danny Boyle praised it at the Guanajuato Film Festival, but there's a large group of Mexican critics...

Complete HELI Press Conference With Amat Escalante And The Cast

As previously reported, Amat Escalante's Heli opens in Mexico on Friday, August 9. So the director and his cast are here supporting their film and getting ready for the Mexico City premiere, to be celebrated at the Cinematheque (Cineteca Nacional)...

HELI, Cannes 2013 Winner For Best Director, Comes To Mexico In August

The films of the Cannes 2013 official competition will be arriving to Mexican cinemas little by little. It's very likely that we won't get to see some of them until next year (or maybe just on Blu-Ray), but for now...