Smriti Mundhra

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Double Dates: 6 Fantasy Concert Tours We Would Love To See

Pop music may bring sexy back—if the tour that Britney Spears announced on Good Morning America with Enrique Iglesias ever becomes a reality. Just hours after Brit made the announcement, Enrique pulled out, but Billboard.biz is reporting that negotiations are still under way that could eventually result in a Spears/Iglesias tour taking place this summer.


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Benicio del Toro to Star in New Oliver Stone film "Savages"
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It may be Bob Marley’s name that has become synonymous with dub and reggae, but—as filmmakers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough know—his mentor Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the true godfather of the movement. Now 70-something and living in Switzerland, Perry gets his close-up in The Upsetter, a feature documentary directed by Higbee and Lough and narrated by Benicio del Toro.


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Introducing Polock
Introducing Polock

Warmer weather is coming, and as we put together our summer playlist we’re 120 percent sure Spanish indie pop quintet Polock will be on it. Their debut single “Fireworks” is the kind of up-tempo ditty that defines backyard bbq's and long drives with the top down while rocking neon Wayfarers en route to La Costa del Sol. The synth-laden hooks take us back to the 80s—possibly our favorite musical era ever— and remind us a whole lot of France’s Phoenix.


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Willkommen in Berlin!

Greetings from Berlin! I’m here with Latina contributing editor Smriti Mundhra for the 60th Berlin International Film Festival, where we’ve seen a bunch of great movies from Colombia, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Spain, and beyond. A lot of these movies are having their world premieres here, which means that the crew and actors have all traveled long distances to present their art. And if you’ve ever been to Berlin, you know this place knows a little somethin’ somethin’ about great art.


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History Lesson: "The Shock Doctrine"

One of the most controversial docs at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was British director Michael Winterbottom’s The Shock Doctrine, based on the non-fiction book by Naomi Klein (Winterbottom had another controversial film in the festival, the fictional Jessica Alba-starring The Killer Inside Me).


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Vote For Pablo: "My Invisible Friend"

The once indie-friendly Sundance Film Festival has become so infested with A-list stars in recent years that getting attention for a small film with a no-name cast is nearly impossible—especially if the film is under twenty minutes long. But Barcelona-based Pablo Larcuen managed to do just that with his creative, hilarious short film My Invisible Friend, which can only be described as the Spanish Napoleon Dynamite.


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Y Tu Papá También: Diego Luna Makes Directorial Debut with “Abel”

Temperatures fell below freezing at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Tuesday night, but all the Latin Heat was crammed into the Supper Club on Main Street.


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LATINOMETER Naomi Campbell

Latino fever is running rampant these days, and nobody's got it worse than Naomi Campbell. The British supermodel and champion Blackberry-thrower has been stepping out with a Latin billionaire, vacationing with Shakira, and practically moved to Brazil in an effort to join our club. But no matter how long Naomi marinates herself in latinidad, she must pass our rigorous audit before we can give her Honorary Latina status.


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