Desperado (1995) – “Mariachi Suite” By Los Lobos

Desperado (1996)

Desperado, released in August of 1995, is basically a big(ger) budget remake of director Robert Rodriguez’s first film, El Mariachi (1992). Many are familiar with the lore surrounding El Mariachi‘s production. It was made in twenty days on a budget of $7,000 (or roughly the cost of afternoon snacks for today’s … Continue reading

Shrek the Third (2007)

Shrek the Third (2007)

As a fan of the first two Shrek films, even I can attest to the notion that DreamWorks is really pushing their luck with a third installment. Hollywood has proven time and again that the old saying, “quit while you’re ahead,” means nothing to them. One can really only approach … Continue reading

Shrek 2 (2004)

Shrek 2 (2004)

Shrek 2 continues its original’s wacky take on fairy tales, and I think this one has even one-upped it with the inclusion of Prince Charming, Fairy Godmother, King, Queen, and Puss In Boots. The opportunity for creative laughter is immense here, and Shrek 2 succeeds. The film picks up where … Continue reading