1913 was a big year for Los Angeles. The LA Aqueduct opened The La Brea Tar Pits were first excavated. It got us wondering what else was happening a century ago. It turns out, a lot. For more on this formative year, Take Two spoke with Bill Deverell. He's a history professor at USC and Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West at the Huntington Library.
Mexican filmmakers have come to prominence over the last decade with daring and exciting movies like Amores Perros, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Pan's Labyrinth and Children of Men.But now, mainstream Mexican movies are making it big at the box office too.