[quo]*Quote from * Oli0084
I really enjoyed that movie you recommended "Lights, Camera, SPANISH"! I own the collection of Destinos as well, its great. Do you have any other DVDs like those two, you can recommend?[/quo]
I wish I knew of more like these, but I'm afraid I don't. A couple of years ago, I came across one more that's worth mentioning: _Caminos del Jaguar_. I found it online; I think it was part of a college course. It wasn't created by the same person who did _Destinos_ and _Lights, Camera, Spanish_, and I didn't find it as good as those, but it was nonetheless interesting and was made for people learning Spanish. Now that you asked, I went looking for it again and found a site that has it, but I couldn't get it to play. It may be that you have to be enrolled in the class connected with the website. Then again, I was having problems with my cable connection earlier this evening, and perhaps my difficulties are simply related to that. Anyway, for what it's worth, the website is __http://humwww.ucsc.edu/aaperez/tarea/caminos.html__. Also, Amazon.com had some used copies on VHS available here:
I might add that I've started to watch telenovelas on DVD, usually abridged. I've rented some from Netflix and bought some from Amazon (online) or Borders (in the store). Most come with optional English subtitles. The Spanish isn't as easy as it is in the videos that are made for learning Spanish, but it's not impossible, and, of course, you can always watch with subtitles. I find that if I watch with subtitles, I can hear and understand more of the Spanish, and every now and then I'll stop the DVD in order to look up a word I don't recognize (there are LOTS of words I don't recognize, but only every now and then do I stop to look them up).
You can often get a set that contains 3 or 4 double-sided DVDs containing 10-14 hours of Spanish for less than $20 (Amazon has good prices, and Borders sends discount coupons every week to people who sign up for their Borders Rewards program).
I might add that I prefer to watch the telenovelas on DVD rather than just on television because I can go back over a scene or just a few seconds of a scene several times if I've got the DVD, and of course I can watch it when I want, and with no commercials.
I hope some of this proves helpful. I'd love to know what video resources other people have found.