Currently starring in the Oscar-nominated No, about Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, Gael Garcia Bernal is one of the best Mexico’s best acting exports. He has acted in some of the best films of the past decade, and continues to surprise us with his versatility. Next year he is due to star in Zorro Reborn, where he will play the lead role, but what’s behind his mask? What don’t you know about this handsome Mexican? Read on to find out.
How often have you been left cringing by a truly toe-curlingly, brain-numbingly, mind-bendingly offensive accent? At least 10 times so say we. Whether you’re Scottish, Irish, Welsh or English, prepare for a nostalgia-fest of infuriating proportions.
But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the flickering of Gary Winick’s winsome romantic comedy about one young woman’s quest for everlasting love in sun-dappled Verona, the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet. Screenwriters Jose Rivera and Tim Sullivan serve up a steaming spaghetti of cliches, cultural stereotypes and unintentional laughs, garnished with a light classical and pop soundtrack.