Desperado (1995)
First screened in May 2015
Director: Robert Rodriguez. Cast: Antonio Banderas, Joaquim de Almeida, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, Cheech Marin, Carlos Gómez, Tito Larriva, Danny Trejo, Abraham Verduzco, Quentin Tarantino, Carlos Gallardo, Angel Aviles, Albert Michel, Jr., David Alvarado, Angela Lanza, Mike Moroff. Screenplay: Robert Rodriguez.

Twitter Capsule: No prizes for taste, innovation, but might cop some for charm, movement, verve. Rodriguez's touch rarely so light since.

VOR:   Welcome affirmation that micro-micro-indie helmer can make good on a bigger budget. Mexican superhero with a badass love interest fun, too. Graceful by mid-90s action standards?

Photo © 1995 Columbia Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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