Monday, June 30, 2008

Beverly Hills Chihuahua: Why There Needs to be a Sequel to Tex[t]-Mex

No, I don't make this shit up; damn! Every Mexican trope in the book that Hollywood can cook up--rendered canine-ickly! The "Warrior"/bandit; the hypertropic sexuality of the "lover".... a brilliant case study for 21-century Tex[t]-Mextian surveyors!

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  1. From my column a couple of weeks back: "Unless it’s a social satire on the level of The Importance of Being Earnest, this Disney movie seems like the worst Mexican disaster since NAFTA."

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  2. Amen, Brother! Amen. The more I think about this film, and then, the more I think about the sombrero scene from A BUGS LIFE, the more I think I have to give John Lasseter at Pixar/Disney a call. Let's go together! órale, Memo Nericcio

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  3. this movie is so good it's funny and all the members of the family can go to see it

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