I’ve been a fan of Alfonso Cuarón since A Little Princess (1995) but I became increasingly interested in the years between Y tu mamá también (2001) and Children of Men (2006) – I think I read P.D. James’ original novel three or four years in advance in anticipation of the latter, which was sidetracked by Harry Potter (2004), though I didn’t mind. There haven’t been any consistent English-language web resources for fans of Cuarón, so… why not, eh?
I had big hopes for this fanblog, but it’s been difficult to work on it regularly since I finished uni (nor did it help when I spent the next year living in a country in which most mainstream blogging platforms were blocked/censored, 2009-10). Please feel welcome to leave me a message if you’d like to help or suggest something.
The film pages are more devoted to archiving the internet materials (as I come across them) pertaining to Alfonso Cuarón while news is mostly just… interesting, hopefully. I have also been reporting on and linking to projects by others in the family (not just those with the name Cuarón but the larger group of filmmakers in this small part of the supposed “New Mexican Cinema” scene). Sometimes I just get really excited.
Jess (22 December 2011)
N.B. I don’t speak/read Spanish. :( With that in mind, please be aware that for any Spanish-language news I refer to, I’ve been relying on Google Translator, or at best, American friends who took Spanish in high school.
Disclaimer: As often is the case with fanblogs, most of the material that appears in the Archive is the intellectual property of a number of distinct individuals I can’t keep track of. I do know, however, that the header images come from the Flickr streams of canburak and Pixel y Dixel.
In 2008, when I first got started, this is what the blog looked like: