almost 5 years
Ridiculous action and is there even a story?
The ridiculous action can't make up for the abysmal story
Desperado is a 1995 action thriller film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film stars Antonio Banderas as the former mariachi who seeks revenge on the drug lord who killed his lover.
Desperado is the sequel to Rodriguez's independent film El Mariachi (1992) and the second entry in the "Mexico Trilogy". It was screened out of competition at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
An unnamed man (Steve Buscemi) walks into a bar and begins to tell the bartender (Cheech Marin), the bouncer Tavo (Tito Larriva) and everyone else that he was in a bar in another town and it was cleaned out by a mysterious man in black looking for a man named "Bucho". This story openly frightens the men, and the bartender asks Buscemi to get a description of the man's face in exchange for a round of beer. Buscemi claims to not know and remarks that he believes the man is headed that way.
El Mariachi (Antonio Banderas), the man from the story, wakes from a dream about when Domino (his love interest in the...