|The Comet 1998 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Jose Buil, Marisa Sistach
Cast: Diego Luna, Ana Claudia Talancon, Carmen Maura, Gabriel Retes, Patrick Le Mauff, Manuel Ojeda, Arcelia Ramirez, Fernando Rubio, Rodolfo Arias, Juan Carlos Colombo
Set in 1910 during the Mexican Revolution, this film follows Valentina (Ana Claudia Talancon) who has just witnessed her father's arrest for publishing material unfavorable to the dictator and for being a sympathizer of rebel leader Medero. Valentina takes cover in a traveling circus with the intent of delivering a bag of gold to Medero in San Antonio, Texas. Valentina not only falls in love with the son, Victor (Diego Luna), of the show's owner, but she becomes the star attraction as she continues to elude authorities and get to Medero.
|Herod's Law 2000 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Luis Estrada
Cast: Damian Alcazar, Pedro Armendariz Jr., Leticia Huijara, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Salvador Sanchez, Isela Vega, Alex Cox, Guillermo Gil, Luis de Icaza, Juan Carlos Colombo, Manuel Ojeda, Ernesto Gomez Cruz
In 1949, a loyal party member–junkyard custodian Juan Vargas (Damian Alcazar)–is appointed mayor of a small Mexican town where corruption runs rampant. It doesn't take long before Juan learns and adopts the already-accepted process of bribes, abuse, and blackmail as the methods to accomplish what he wants for his town.
|Romancing the Stone 1984 PG, 106 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Romance
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Alfonso Arau, Zack Norman, Manuel Ojeda, Holland Taylor, Mary Ellen Trainor, Ron Silver, Eve Smith, Joe Nesnow, Jose Chavez, Evita Munoz, Camillo Garcia, Rodrigo Puebla
Romantic novelist Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner), whose greatest excitement comes when she feeds her cat, is suddenly thrust into a world of danger and intrigue when she is ordered to deliver a package to her sister's kidnappers. She heads for the South American jungles where she is fortunate enough to run into soldier of fortune Jack T. Colton (Michael Douglas) who serves as her guide and knows more about the world than when to feed the kitty.
|1. The Comet (1998)|
2. Herod's Law (2000)
3. Romancing the Stone (1984)
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