Tag Archive: Gael Garcia Bernal

Win CASA DE MI PADRE starring Will Ferrell on Blu-ray

One of the most curious and unexpected films of last year was Casa de mi Padre (House of My Father), a Spanish-language comedy set in Mexico starring Will Ferrell as a rancher who ends up going to war against a drug lord (Gael García Bernal). The great supporting cast also includes Diego Luna as his younger …

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Win tickets to Pablo Larraín’s NO starring Gael García Bernal

One of my very favourite films of last year — and a highlight of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival — was No, the excellent third feature from Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín (Tony Manero). The Oscar-nominated film stars Mexican heartthrob Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries) as a young advertising hotshot who reluctantly gets involved in the 1988 campaign to vote out Pinochet’s dictatorial …

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[WATCH] U.S. Trailer for Pablo Larraín’s NO starring Gael García Bernal

Pablo Larraín’s political drama No is Chile’s official Oscar entry this year and the first U.S. trailer was released this week to help boost its profile. Based on an engrossing true story, the film stars Mexican heartthrob Gael Garcia Bernal as an advertising hotshot who uses unconventional methods to encourage the Chilean public to oust their …

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Highlights of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival

The 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival wrapped up in Auckland recently, officially closing with the utterly mad and brilliant Holy Motors. From the stunning opening night film (Beasts of the Southern Wild) to a wonderful silent cinema finale (Easy Street and Blackmail), we were spoiled for choice with this year’s programme and I saw nearly 40 films over a hectic …

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[WATCH] Haunting trailer for THE LONELIEST PLANET starring Gael Garcia Bernal

A haunting trailer has surfaced for Julia Loktev’s mysterious second feature The Loneliest Planet, which is screening at the imminent 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival. The film stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Hani Furstenberg as a young couple engaged to be married. The summer before their wedding, they hire a local guide and go backpacking in the stunning …

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[WATCH] CASA DE MI PADRE Trailer

Following last month’s teaser, the first official theatrical trailer for Will Ferrell’s Spanish-language comedy Casa de mi Padre was released over the weekend. The film, which tells the story of a Mexican ranch family that find themselves in a war with a drug lord, also stars two of Mexico’s finest young actors (Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna) and continues …

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[Watch] Official Teaser for Will Ferrell’s Spanish-language comedy CASA DE MI PADRE

Earlier this year, a rough teaser trailer was released for the Spanish-language comedy Casa de mi Padre starring Will Ferrell. Today an official teaser was released for the film, which also stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, and it continues to look ridiculously fun. Directed by SNL/Funny or Die writer Matt Piedmont, Casa de mi Padre tells the story …

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