Tag Archives: Miss Bala

What I’m Talking About when I Write About Women and Mexicans*

I wrote a blog on Mexicans as Violent Narcos in Breaking Bad some weeks ago, but felt uneasy about it afterwards.  I felt a similar sense of unease about an earlier post about Miss Bala. This was further sparked after listening … Continue reading

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Passive, Silent and Metaphorical Woman: Miss Bala (Gerardo Naranjo, 2011)

I came to Gerardo Naranjo’s Miss Bala (2011) with some trepidation.  There was much discussion about it at LASA 2012 in San Francisco, as a disappointing film for several reasons.  There was also a sense that many were jaded that the “single … Continue reading

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