This Reminds Me of Home: On New Mexican Cinema

One might say it all began in 2000 with the unprecedented blasts of frenzy and sexiness that were Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Amores Perros and Alfonso Cuarón’s Y Tu Mamá También. When before had you felt so moved, aroused and shocked by Mexican candor, Oaxacan beaches, slow dancing to ranchera music and illegal dog fights?