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‘Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado’ Trailer: Meet the Most Famous, Flamboyant Psychic Ever

Even though you may not have heard of Walter Mercado, millions tuned in to his televised horoscopes around the world. With the flashiness of Liberace and the charm of Mr. Rogers, Walter Mercado raked in over 120 million viewers. And then suddenly he disappeared, but not in a dark, mysterious true crime fashion. A new Netflix documentary called Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado will explore what happened to the famous astrologer and psychic when he disappeared from the spotlight, an...
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Trailer for 'Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado' Doc

"Love is the essence of everything." Netflix has unveiled the official trailer for a documentary feature titled Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado, the latest project by doc filmmakers Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and it will be streaming on Netflix in July. Sundance explains: "Extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer, psychic, and gender nonconforming legend Walter Mercado charmed the world for over 30 years with...
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‘Dick Johnson is Dead’ Review: Laughter and Love in the Face of Death [True/False 2020]

Kirsten Johnson’s film Dick Johnson is Dead isn’t dissimilar from Mucho Mucho Amor , which premiered at the True/False film festival just the night before Johnon’s film had its T/F opening, in the same exact venue. Where Mucho Mucho Amor is a more unexpected tale of closure at the end of a life, however, Dick Johnson is Dead is about preparing for a very expected end–the eventual death of Johnson’s father, the eponymous Dick Johnson, from Alzheimer’s Disease. Kirsten Johnson (wh...
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‘Feels Good Man’ Review: An Infamous Meme and the Guy Behind It Get the Documentary Treatment [True/False 2020]

Legacy was an interesting sub-theme of this year’s True/False Festival. Several of the films in this year’s lineup consider the impact a person’s life and/or work have on family, fans and the world at large. Some of these movies, like Mucho Mucho Amor and Dick Johnson is Dead dealt with this topic in conjunction with the end of their subjects’ lives. Others, like Crip Camp considered the legacies of self-made communities, and the people that powered them. Feels Good Man is also...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Features, Movie Reviews, Jones, Pepe, Anti Defamation League, Richard Spencer, Arthur Jones, Feels Good Man, Furie, Dick Johnson, Boys Club, Featured Stories Sidebar, Lisa Hanawalt, Emily Heller


‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ Review: A Love Letter to the Man Who Helped Fans Love Themselves [True/False 2020]

Before the opening night screening of Mucho Mucho Amor at this year’s True/False festival, co-director Kareem Tabsch discussed the impact that the film’s subject, the late famed Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado, had on his life growing up, and in helping him come out as gay to his parents. “If they loved Walter, they could love me,” Tabsch said, introducing the film alongside co-director Cristina Constantini and producer Alex Fumero. The way Mercado’s flamboyance and message of self-...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Features, Movie Reviews, Miami, Walter, Mercado, Lin Manuel Miranda, Eugenio Derbez, Isaac Mizrahi, Kareem Tabsch, Featured Stories Sidebar, Tabsch, Walter Mercado, Mucho Mucho Amor, Cristina Constantini


UPDATED: Starz and Lionsgate Join Netflix, Apple, Amazon & Warner Media in Skipping SXSW Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus strain known as COVID-19 have been sweeping the globe. The United States doesn’t have nearly as many cases as Europe and Asia, but the numbers are starting to grow, and concerns about a pandemic have prompted cautious behavior from some of the world’s biggest companies, especially when it comes to attending events with large crowds. That’s why Netflix, Apple, Amazon and Warner Media have all pulled out of the South by Southwest (SXSW) film, TV, m...
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Netflix, Apple, Amazon & Warner Media Pull Out of SXSW Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Cannes Could Be in Trouble Too

Concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus strain known as COVID-19 have been sweeping the globe. The United States doesn’t have nearly as many cases as Europe and Asia, but the numbers are starting to grow, and concerns about a pandemic have prompted cautious behavior from some of the world’s biggest companies, especially when it comes to attending events with large crowds. That’s why Netflix, Apple, Amazon and Warner Media have all pulled out of the South by Southwest (SXSW) film, TV, m...
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2020 Sundance Movies Sold Include ‘Spree’, ‘Shirley’ and Many More [Continuously Updated]

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is underway, and we’ve already seen a lot of great movies in the mountains of Park City, Utah. But this year, studios and distributors are being a little more cautious when it comes to picking up any of the buzzed about movies playing at the festival. Last year saw some big deals result in disappointing box office returns, and without many big movies garnering loads of attention, the Sundance market is moving at a slower pace than usual. But even so, there are al...
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2020 Sundance Movies Sold Include ‘Night House’, ‘Ironbark’ and More [Continuously Updated]

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is underway, and we’ve already seen a lot of great movies in the mountains of Park City, Utah. But this year, studios and distributors are being a little more cautious when it comes to picking up any of the buzzed about movies playing at the festival. Last year saw some big deals result in disappointing box office returns, and without many big movies garnering loads of attention, the Sundance market is moving at a slower pace than usual. But even so, there are al...
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‘Mucho Mucho Amor’: Film Review

What a fraud, you might have thought glimpsing astrologist Walter Mercado on TV in the ’90s. But you wouldn’t forget his face. The bejeweled and blonded psychic hotline pitchman looked like a sorcerer from outer space. Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch’s giddily glittery documentary “Mucho Mucho Amor” traces the half-century that Mercado was a global […]
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Fascinating life of Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado is coming to Netflix with 'Mucho Mucho Amor'

Walter Mercado's horoscopes brought "mucho, mucho amor" to households across Latin America and the US for decades.
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