La Llorona is a mythical figure in Mexican culture. The legend of La Llorona is interesting because it reveals the problematic aspects of the colonial and patriarchal systems set in place in Mexico. Thus, it is no surprise that its figure has been reclaimed and vindicated in other cultural spaces.
All in all, “Vencer el desamor” does a good job of bringing up subjects that had been previously omitted from telenovelas. However, at times, it seems that the soap opera still strays from certain themes and prefers to stick to traditional values.
Forty-one years ago, John Lennon was shot by a deranged fan outside of the Dakota Building (his home in New York City). The event shocked the entire world. In order to honor his life and legacy, I invite you to read ten intriguing facts about the founder of the Beatles.
The beginning of college can be a stressful time. In order to help you with this important transition, I have come up with eight different ways in which you can save money during this hectic time.
Lopez Obrador’s victory is an important historical moment for Mexico, a country that was ruled by a single party, the PRI, for over 70 years. The majority of the Mexican population has chosen a new alternative. For the first time, Mexico’s presidency will go to a leftist candidate.
Juan Gabriel has left behind 66 albums and over 100 million copies sold. He had more than 1,800 songs, two movies, and a TV series based on his life. Many of his songs have become classics.
The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, and the Who are the most popular acts associated with this era. But, what other bands flourished during this time?
The film is rather a concise version that makes no judgement against anyone. It should be noted that although the version that the film offers is quite attached to reality, it is not a documentary but a recreation of what happened that manages to stick to the story's core.
Here is an interview transcript with author Sabina Berman about the 2014 Mexican drama film "Gloria." It focuses on the story of the controversial Mexican pop/rock icon, Gloria Trevi.
Christian Keller decided to make a biopic about Mexican pop/rock singer, Gloria Trevi, after reading her story in the L.A. Times. At the time, he was only 19 years old, and he had never made a film. Ten years later, he's only a few days away from seeing his dream come true.
Often referred to as “the Mexican Madonna,” Gloria Trevi rose to the top of the Latin charts in late 1989 and stayed there for quite a few years. Her mostly self-penned lyrics often addressed socio-political issues and questioned women’s subordinate role in the Mexican society of the time; while...