actor: Ruben Blades

For Greater Glory

June 12, 2012

Dove Approved for 18+

"For Greater Glory" is a story of great violence—and great faith. The movie opens in Mexico in 1926, a few years after a revolution. A precarious relationship between the Mexican government and the Catholic Church deteriorates as President Plutarco Elias Calles (Ruben Blades) strictly enforces [...]

All the Pretty Horses

December 25, 2000
Man, this one makes “Romeo and Juliet” look like a Doris Day comedy. We’re talking depressing! Boy loses ranch, gets brutalized in a Mexican prison, stands by while a pal is executed, and leaves his true love out of respect for her family’s wishes. Yes, very depressing, and yet, there is so [...]