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Review: The mariachi-flavored 'Pulling Strings' a fun little number
Review: The mariachi-flavored 'Pulling Strings' a fun little number

Hot on the heels of the surprise success of "Instructions Not Included," which quickly became the all-time highest-grossing Spanish language film in the U.S., comes another movie aimed at the same audience. "Pulling Strings," also being released by "Instructions" distributor Pantelion Films, looks to do potential crossover audiences one better with a story that allows the language to be split between Spanish and English. Serving mostly as a strong calling card for star Jaime Camil, the film has an appealingly loose, slightly ramshackle charm. The story is set in Mexico City, where Alejandro (Camil) has seen his career as a mariachi singer falter since having to focus more on raising his...

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