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The recent explosion of movie theaters in Puerto Vallarta give movie-goers a broad range of choices. From ultra-modern cinemas with up to 14 screens playing first-run films in English [with Spanish sub-titles] to combination coffee and movie houses playing art, international and independent films from over the years, going to the movies in Puerto Vallarta is a lot cheaper than back home . . . and a great way to learn a little Spanish, too.
Plaza Caracol - Av. de los Tules #178
Galerías Vallarta - Fco. Medina Ascencio #2920
Cinemex Macro Plaza
Centro Comercial Marco Plaza, El Pitillal
Av. Francisco Villa #1642 - El Pitillal
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Season 2 of 'Fear the Walking Dead' Filmed in Mexico
After a half-season spent largely at sea, AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead' resumes Season 2 Sunday on dry land. Mexico, where the drama was filmed this season, offers a variety of intriguing geographic settings, from a Pacific Ocean resort to hot, rugged desert to the city of Tijuana.
Mexico to be Highlighted at 2016 Cannes Film Festival
Mexico is set to have a high profile at this year's Cannes Film Festival with the participation of Mexican films, actors and judges. Aside from the films, Mexican actor and director Diego Luna has been selected to serve on the jury of the festival's 'Un Certain Regard' competition.
See 'This Changes Everything' at The Jazz Foundation
Costa Banderas Democrats Abroad
The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico will present 'This Changes Everything,' a film that examines the challenges of climate change and how environmental activists make a difference worldwide. It will be shown on May 11 at The Jazz Foundation on the Malecón.
Steve Aoki Thrills Crowd at Mexico City Movie Premiere
Steve Aoki surprised Mexican fans Friday during the red carpet premiere of Fernando Lebrija's new movie, 'Guatdefoc.' The internationally recognized DJ signed autographs, took photos, and showed no inhibition when chatting with followers screaming his name outside the venue.
Puerto Vallarta Hosts 'Sundown' Movie Premiere, April 14
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board will host the Puerto Vallarta premiere of the movie 'Sundown' on April 14 with a week-long trip by international media and celebrities. While in PV, guests will experience the destination's luxury offerings, gastronomy, nightlife and a few secluded spots.
Democrats Abroad's Wednesday Night Film: 'Breach'
For the season finale of their Every Wednesday Night Film series, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is proud to present this week's movie, 'Breach.' This 2014 Galway Film Fleadh award-winning documentary will be shown at the Vallarta IFC on April 6 at 7 pm.
Democrats Abroad Wednesday Film: 'The Big Short'
As part of their Every Wednesday Night Film series, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is proud to present this week's movie, 'The Big Short.' This 2015 Academy Award-winning movie will be shown at the International Friendship Club in downtown Vallarta March 30 at 7 pm.
Ben Affleck Thrills Crowd at Mexico City Movie Premiere
Fox News Latino
Ben Affleck may be associated in most fans' minds with the South Boston accent the character he played in 'Good Will Hunting' had, but his linguistic skills were on display at the recent premiere of his new movie, 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,' in Mexico City.
Inarritu Wins Best Director Oscar for 'The Revenant'
Mexico's Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu became just the third filmmaker to win back-to-back Academy Awards after winning best director for his epic film, 'The Revenant,' on Sunday. The former radio DJ also won the best director and best picture Oscars last year for 'Birdman.'
Democrats Abroad Wednesday Night Films: March & April
The Democrats Abroad Weekly Film Series continues through April 6th at the International Friendship Club in downtown Puerto Vallarta. This popular series features first-run films shown on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm for a donation of 60 pesos in advance or 70 pesos at the door.
Democrats Abroad Weekly Film Series Resumes Dec. 2
The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is launching its 6th Annual Film Series on December 2, 2015. The popular series features first-run films shown at the International Friendship Club in downtown Puerto Vallarta on Wednesday nights at 7 pm through April 6, 2016.
Daniel Craig in Mexico for Nov 2 Premiere of 'Spectre'
Leading actor Daniel Craig showed up in Mexico City Monday for the Day of The Dead (Nov. 2) premiere of the new James Bond flick, 'Spectre.' The film opened in Great Britain on Oct. 26, and is set to open in the United States, Canada and the rest of Latin America on Friday.
Mexico City to Host 'Spectre' Premiere of the Americas
'Spectre,' a James Bond action thriller, will make its Americas Premier in Mexico City on November 2. The November 2 date will have the movie's premiere coinciding with the colorful Day of the Dead festivities across Mexico, which are featured in the movie's opening sequence.
Davannayoga Presents an Evening With Sebastian Siegel
On October 16 at 7 pm, Davannayoga, a traditional-style yoga school in Puerto Vallarta, will host a special evening with Sebastian Siegel on contemporary applications of Not Mistaking the Finger for the Moon, including a screening of his acclaimed documentary, 'Awakening World.'
Mexico Selects '600 Miles' for 88th Academy Awards
The Hollywood Reporter
The Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences has selected '600 Miles' as Mexico's entry in the best foreign language film category at the 88th Academy Awards. The nominations will be announced Jan. 14 and the Oscars will take place Feb. 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
'Un Gallo' Racked Up $4.4M Over Labor Day Weekend in US
'Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos,' a Mexican animated film about a plucky rooster facing off against a cruel rancher, was a stealth winner at an otherwise lackluster U.S. Labor Day Weekend box office, raking in an impressive $4.4 million over the four-day holiday.
Oscars 2016 Predictions: Mexico Shortlists 14 Films
The Academy Awards' race is officially heating up, as Mexico announced fourteen films have been shortlisted to compete for the foreign film submission. Among the selections are '600 Miles' by Gabriel Ripstein and '4 Moons' by Sergio Tovar Velarde.
Cinema CUC Presents Disney's 'Big Hero 6' this Friday
Alan Yamil Hinojosa
As part of the CinemaCUC movie series, Centro Universitario de la Costa will present a free matinee showing of 'Big Hero 6,' a superhero comedy produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, on Friday, July 24 at 1 pm in the Juan Luis Cifuentes auditorium.
'Good Guys, International' Seeking LatAm Action Hero
A talent hunt is underway in 48 countries for action heroes to star in a multi-national co-production titled 'Good Guys, International.' Casting for the Latin 'Good Guy' will be done by whichever Latin American producer becomes a co-producer on this film.
First Puerto Vallarta Short Film Festival a Success
The first Puerto Vallarta Short Film Festival, held Friday, June 26th at the Cuale Cultural Center, was a great success. Local film makers Sebastian Hernandez and Cesar Ramos staged the presentation of eight original short films by young local artists.
'El Elegido' Depicts the Plot to Assassinate Trotsky
The plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, the Soviet revolutionary-turned-exiled dissident, in Mexico City in 1940, is at the heart of 'El Elegido' ('The Chosen'), an upcoming movie that recently wrapped up shooting in this capital city.
Vallarta Pride Presents International Film Festival
As part of Vallarta Pride 2015, a four-day International Film Festival will celebrate the creativity and diversity of the community through a series of award-winning films. These art movies will be shown at various venues around the city from May 19-24.
Latest Bond Film Producer Denies Mexico Changed Script
The producer of the new James Bond thriller 'Spectre' denies that the script was changed to get incentives in Mexico. Officials in Mexico City have declined to comment on possible incentives offered on the movie, which began its Mexico filming last week.
Democrats Abroad Wednesday Film: 'Which Way Home'
As part of their Every Wednesday Night Film series, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is proud to present this week's movie, 'Which Way Home.' This timely documentary will be shown at the International Friendship Club on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:00 pm.
D.F. Closes Some Historic Streets for James Bond Film
Officials in Mexico City says they will close off some parts of the historic downtown district to allow a production team to film parts of the new James Bond thriller, 'Spectre.' The city of 8 million people is known for its heavy traffic, which might otherwise interfere with filming.
15th Annual Puerto Vallarta International Film Festival
Guadalupe Daniela Moreno Wulff
The 30th edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival has again opened its arms to Puerto Vallarta, the destination in the state of Jalisco with the greatest potential for tourism and culture. As such, the International Film Festival returns to PV March 11-20th.