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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

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Action/Adventure, Drama, Western
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For Cinco de Mayo, Skip the Tequila; Head for the Sierra Madre

9 years ago by José Ralat Maldonado
Not everything is Tecate and tequila with a smattering of high-pitched mariachi howling on Cinco de Mayo -- not anymore at least, thanks to the rise of Mexican craft breweries. The individuals behind these operations aren't going the usual lager route, as the Los Angeles Times reported earlier this month...
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The Mask Is Back

10 years ago by Jayme Rutledge
The Tarahumara, an intensely private people, live deep within the canyons of the Sierra Madre Occidental in northern Mexico. Not much has changed since the Tarahumara moved to the remote area in the 16th century to escape the Spaniards. One thing that did change disturbed ethnologist Santiago James Barnaby. He...
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Peter Jackson's Hobbit Project Arrives at its Spectacular End

5 years ago by Alan Scherstuhl
The biggest laugh I heard from the audience at my screening of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies came after seven words in the end credits: "Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien." Just picture that tweedy Oxford philologist nodding in approval at this adaptation of his lark...
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Peter Jackson's Hobbit-Embiggening Project Hits its Spectacular End

5 years ago by Alan Scherstuhl
The biggest laugh I heard from the audience at my screening of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies came from seven words in the end credits: "Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien." Just picture that tweedy Oxford philologist nodding in pleased approval at this adaptation of his...
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Do Hot-Blooded Mexicans Not Need Winter Coats?

10 years ago by Gustavo Arellano
Dear Mexican: I live in a Northeastern city, and a game I play with myself during the cold, wintry months is counting how many Mexicans I see without a heavy coat or appropriate outer-garment. Believe me, I'm not prejudiced (I, too, am a minority, and this game is lightweight compared...
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Ranch Hams

19 years ago by M.V. Moorhead
It's where Walter Huston found paradise at the end of The Treasure of Sierra Madre, where the murdering lovers Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw rode into the sunset at the end of The Getaway, and where Thelma and Louise were headed when they ended up at the Grand Canyon. There...
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Coen Brothers Transcend Themselves with No Country for Old Men

12 years ago by Scott Foundas
"Hold still"—it's what the hunters say to the hunted in the Coen Brothers' No Country for Old Men. The first time we hear it, it's the out-of-work Vietnam vet Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) whispering optimistically to the antelope he spies through his rifle sight while perched on the crest of...
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Money changes everything

21 years ago by Bill Gallo
Ultra tough guy Jesse "The Body" Ventura says he means business as the new governor of Minnesota. But for now the nasty crime wave in that state continues unchecked--in the movies anyway. Sam Raimi's A Simple Plan, a psychological thriller that shows us how dangerous life can get after three...

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