The Exterminating Angel: Criterion Collection

March 11, 2009

The Exterminating Angel (1962) marked the end of legendary filmmaker Luis Bunuel’s 18-year stint in Mexico and the only film from that period in which he had complete artistic freedom. He had just come off the controversy of Viridiana (1961) and was... 


May 19, 2006

The making of Viridiana (1961) not only saw a return to Spain for filmmaker Luis Bunuel (he left in 1939 when fascism took over) but a return to international notoriety. He made some great films in Mexico, including Los olvidados (1951) and El (1952)...