Film still from Mexican gay movie, Tremulo

film review: Trémulo (2015)

Trémulo Directed by Roberto Fiesco 20 min, Mexico, 2015 Working again with the gliding camera of cinematographer Alejandro Cantú, an auteur in his own right, and collaborating with the great gay director Julián Hernández on the script, Roberto Fiesco creates another beautiful throwback to popular classic Hollywood (and French & Italian) in-color filmmaking from the late …

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film note: Yo soy la felicidad de este mundo

Yo soy la felicidad de este mundo (I Am Happiness on Earth) Mexico, 2014 Directed by Julián Hernández I’m a big fan of director Julián Hernández’s Mil nubes de paz cercan el cielo, amor, jamás acabarás de ser amor (2003); El cielo dividido (2006); and especially his mythopoeic, erotic magnum opus, Rabioso sol, rabioso cielo …

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Film Note: Peyote

Peyote Mexico, 2013 Directed by Omar Flores Sarabia I enjoyed even more the second time around this dreamy, full-of-desire, Mexican adolescent-quest GTM written and directed by Omar Flores Sarabia, although its flaws were more apparent as well. This is barely a feature film, and Sarabia struggles with rhythms within scenes and with overall pacing. Also …

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