The Mexican Cinema of Darkness: A Critical Study of Six

The Mexican Cinema of Darkness: A Critical Study of Six Landmark Horror and Exploitation Films, 1969-1988 Following the national and international upheaval and tragedy in , Mexican trash cinema began to shift away from the masked wrester genre and towards darker, explicit films, and disturbing visions of the modern world films which can be called avant exploitation This work covers six of those films El Topo, Mansion of Madness, Alucarda, Guyana, Crime of the Century, Birds of Prey, and Santa Sangre A perfect academic book about mexican contra cultural cinema in the 70 s, it helped me a lot for some history paper i had to handle about mexican cinema.What i like the most is that it has movies not regular mexican cinema books talk about, like Jodorowsky s work and Juan L pez Moctezuma s awesome movies. An overview of six Mexican art exploitation films of varying quality I don t quite agree with his takes on the Ren Cardona Jr films, but this is still a valuable book for those interested in this admittedly niche genre. This is the second book I ve read by Doyle Greene, and if he writes another one I ll read it too I like the guy I m terrible at rating stuff, so I d say this is between a 4 and a 5, but I m giving him the 5 because he really helped me out in learning about the history of Mexican popular culture He writes in an academic way about material that is often not written about in scholarly circles, so he is an innovator I don t agree with every little thing he says in fact, there are times I blatan This is the second book I ve read by Doyle Greene, and if he writes another one I ll read it too I like the guy I m terrible at rating stuff, so I d say this is between a 4 and a 5, but I m giving him the 5 because he really helped me out in learning about the history of Mexican popular culture He writes in an academic way about material that is often not written about in scholarly circles, so he is an innovator I don t agree with every little thing he says in fact, there are times I blatantly disagree , but generally speaking I think he knows what he s talking about Plus, he s a really fun read


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