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El Mariachi Reviews

November 12, 2008
Has a verve and cheekiness that's partly a smart wedding of such influences as Sergio Leone, George Miller and south-of-the-border noir.
March 13, 2007
Juicy, adroit, and likable.
January 26, 2006
Rodriguez goes for broke with a breakneck pace, swarms of bullets, cinematic tricks, and a tone as playful as it is knowing of genre conventions. The director's light touch is all his own; and this unpretentious offering delivers in all departments.
May 20, 2003
It goes without saying that Mr. Rodriguez, having made such a clever and inventive debut, is prepared for a big future of his own.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A gripping, tautly-paced action flick that outdoes most of Hollywood's similar output.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
An enormously entertaining movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Watching his film, you can feel the sheer joy that went into its creation.