Todo el poder (2000)

Todo el poder is a Mexican satire dealing with the high levels of crime and corruption in the country. The film benefits from a great cast, and the writing employs dark humour as well as farcical and absurd elements. But the film ultimately is too muddled and not narrated tightly enough, so it never lives up to its full potential. […]

The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)

A widely-known Mexican drama that is too ambitious for its own good. Trying to tackle too many issues at once, the film proceeds to drop them one by one and focus on its core story in the second half of the film, which creates an uneven narration.

Two Shots Fired (2014)

Loosely connected characters in loosely connected scenes are used by Martín Reitman to paint a picture of life and its absurdities. A somewhat difficult and artsy piece, but never inaccessible. Only watch Two Shots Fired if you are ready for something different. […]