Tag: Y tu mama tambien


    The 2001 coming-of-age indie hit Y Tu Mamá También singlehandedly put Mexican cinema on the Hollywood circuit. Thanks to the on-screen chemistry (sexual and otherwise) of childhood friends and leading actors, Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna—and the talents of director Alfonso Cuarón and his brother, screenwriter Carlos Cuarón—the demand for these actors and filmmakers […]

  • Cutting Remarks

    To land your movie in the Tribeca Film Festival, it might help to use your vagina or even just to get one. RICKI LAKE did well with that up-close-and-personal birthing documentary. (“Watching myself give birth with 350 strangers was challenging,” Ricki admitted to me recently—meaning at the screening, not in the delivery room.) And ALEXIS […]

  • Voice Critics’ Top Tens

    LESLIE CAMHI Russian Ark I’m Going Home The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) About Schmidt The Lady and the Duke Safe Conduct Late Marriage Bloody Sunday Adaptation What Time Is It There? ED HALTER Far From Heaven Jackass the Movie Lagaan Storytelling Back Against the Wall The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) Bowling for Columbine Y Tu Mamá También […]

  • The Last Seductions

    Y Tu Mamá También takes its title from a taunting Mexican dis: “And [I fucked] your mother, too!” That’s only one of the oedipal riffs that enliven Alfonso Cuarón’s artfully ribald comedy—a mock Excellent Adventure in which a pair of privileged young potheads take to the road in search of a nonexistent beach, accompanied by […]