Once Upon a Time in Mexico
"Once Upon a Time in Mexico" is the third in director Robert Rodriguez's series that began with the $7000 El Mariachi and continued with the quasi-remake/sequel Desperado. If I had to explain the story, it would be something like this: Everyone shoots everyone else outdoors. Everyone shoots everyone else indoors. Lots more people shoot other people. But boy oh boy, they sure do it with a lot of style. This is the kind of movie where a rogue CIA agent played by Johnny Depp asks someone, \"Are you a Mexi-CAN or a Mexi-CAN'T?,\" kills a chef because he made a pork dish too well and therefore threw off the balance of the universe. This is the kind of movie where a sensationally beautiful woman reveals her magnificent thigh when she reaches back to grab a handful of knives from her garter and then flings them to take down a bunch of bad guys who are aiming their guns at her husband. A $10,000 payoff is presented in a Clash of the Titans lunchbox. Blood splatters on the camera lens. A guitar case contains an arsenal. And lots and lots and lots of stuff gets blown up.
Starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp
Director Robert Rodriguez