Tag: lucha libre

“The Man Without A Mask”

The New Yorker has a profile of Saúl Armendáriz, the luchador Cassandro, and his fellow exóticos of lucha libre. “Exóticos have been around since the nineteen-forties. At first, they were dandies, a subset of rudos with capes and valets. They struck glamour-boy poses and threw flowers to the […]

Symbol

Symbol. It’s a metaphysical, lucha-loving film by Hitoshi Matsumoto. It’s especially funny if you’ve seen art films with a someone sitting in a plain white room.