In the third movie of Rodriguez's "Mariachi" trilogy, a Mexican drug lord pretends to overthrow the Mexican government, and is connected to a corrupt CIA agent who at that time, demands retribution from his worst enemy to carry out the drug lord's uprising against the government. Written by
It was Johnny Depp's idea for Sands to wear tacky T-shirts. He even sent his sister to Florida to find the tackiest ones from tourist stalls. See more »
When Fideo arms the mobile bomb in the guitar case, he closes the lid. The next shot shows the lid still open as he stands up and sends the bomb on its way. The next shot shows the bomb with the lid closed as it moves towards its target. See more »
...not because it is a piece of cinematography at it's best but simply
because you will need to see it two or three times to actually
understand the basic plot of the movie (even though I enjoyed watching
The main thing that will draw people to watch this movie will be the
fact that it has Johnny Depp, Antonio Banderas, Willem Dafoe, Salma
Hayek, Eva Mendes, Enrique Iglesias...and many more famous names in it.
Although I must admit that some of them should have been given bigger
parts or else have been left out altogether.
I did enjoy watching this movie but it doesn't make sense the first
time around...there is so much going on that the audience often feels
as if trying to figure everything out will cause their brains to
overheat. up are still a definite factor, however, As Johnny Depp lends
his style and talents to the character of corrupt C.I.A agent, Sheldon
Jeffrey Sands(he even came up with the 'sheldon Jeffrey' part of the
name) even though the part was originally written for Quentin
Tarantino. And praise is much deserved of Enrique Iglesias who plays
the opinionated but still very loyal Lorenzoand also Eva Mendes who
plays Agent Ajedrez with edge and darkness.
This film is very much one for people who are fans of explosions and
action but not for those who like well-written plots. I did enjoy this
movie and I think Robert Rodriguez has impeccable style even if he
doesn't present it well in some instances.
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