Carlos Reygadas accepting Best Director award during Cannes Film Festival 2012
Carlos Reygadas & Other Latino Directors You Should Know
By Latina Staff | 06/02/2012 - 14:15

By Univision News

The 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival wrapped on Sunday with one of the strongest line-ups of Latin American films in recent memory. Mexico brought the party to Cannes – literally – with cases of the ancient spirit Mezcal getting seized by authorities at a glitzy party thrown by director Carlos Reygadas. (See also: what is Mezcal?)

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Natalie Morales in 6 Month Rule
Natalie Morales in 6 Month Rule
By Latina Staff | 05/25/2012 - 14:33

Actress Natalie Morales made her debut on ABC Family's The Middleman and stars in the new movie 6 Month Rule. In the film, she plays a woman torn between two men and makes us ponder the question: can you get over somebody in 6 months?

We're excited to see what's in store for this rising star but in the meantime, we just can't wait to see this movie! Check out an exclusive clip from 6 Month Rule!

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Rodrigo Santoro in What to Expect
EXCLUSIVE: Rodrigo Santoro Dishes On Filming With J.Lo In 'What to Expect'
By Sugey Palomares | 05/18/2012 - 12:51

What to Expect When You're Expecting, starring Rodrigo Santoro, Jennifer Lopez, and Cameron Diaz, is the new comedy about the joys and woes about parenting and the power of fatherhood – something that the Brazilian actor's character tries to embrace. We spoke to him exclusively about filming with J.Lo, his love of soccer, and whether he's single. Check it out below:

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Jessica Alba as Charlize Theron's character in Snow White & the Huntsman
The Latino Recast of "Snow White And The Huntsman"
By Sugey Palomares | 05/18/2012 - 12:29

No fairy tale has been remade more than Snow White. The latest edition, Snow White and the Huntsman, replaces the idyllic fairy tale with a dark and twisted world dominated by the Evil Queen. While we're excited for this new take, we wanted to shake things up a bit. We are recasting the movie, which hits theaters June 1st, and giving a shout out to the best Latinos fit for this magical classic. Who's the fairest of them all? Find out below!

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Eva Mendes Girl in Pogress
WATCH: "Girl in Progress" Exclusive Scene
By Latina Staff | 05/11/2012 - 13:27

Check out an exclusive clip from the film Girl in Progress , directed by (Under the Same Moon’s Patricia Riggen). In the film, single mom Grace  (Eva Mendes) is a far-cry from grown-up. Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez) jumpstarts her own coming of age by modeling her life after teen movies and coming-of-age stories in an attempt to skip ahead to adulthood. The results make for a funny, heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting movie with some poignant moments.  


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movie theater popcorn
4 New Movies to See This Weekend!
By Samantha Leal | 05/11/2012 - 09:47

Thank goodness it’s the weekend! Are you ready to wind down? Hit the theater, grab some popcorn, and catch one of these flicks opening today:

Girl in Progress

Grace (Eva Mendes) is a single mom who isn’t giving her daughter, Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez), the attention she deserves. As Ansiedad reads coming-of-age stories in class, she decides to skip ahead to adulthood. But sometimes, even adults still have to learn about becoming grown-ups.

El Gringo

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Modern Family star Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara Joins Machete Kills Cast
By Samantha Leal | 05/07/2012 - 10:54

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara will be joining Robert Rodriguez’s film Machete Kills, the sequel to Machete, reports Variety. The Modern Family star is in final talks to play the character Madame Desdemona. Her Mexican, ahem, ladies and clients will apparently hold information that Machete needs. (Quite the departure from the hilarious Gloria!)

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Penelope Cruz in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Exclusive: 2012 MTV Movie Award’s “Best Latino Actor of the Year” Nominees Announced!
By Samantha Leal | 05/07/2012 - 09:22

MTV Tr3s is announcing the 2012 MTV Movie Awards “Best Latino Actor” nominees today, and the picks come as little surprise. Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Demian Bilchir, Penelope Cruz and Harmony Santana are all up for the award, which will be given during the Tr3s Spanish transmission of the awards on June 9th at 9 pm (EST).  The live broadcast of the awards will be on June 3rd at 9 pm (EST).

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Tribeca Film Festival-winning movie Una Noche
Cuban Film 'Una Noche' Wins In Tribeca Film Festival: Stars Evade Premiere to Stay in the U.S.
By Sally Mercedes | 04/27/2012 - 14:03

The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival honored its top picks from its long roster of new movies during an award ceremony last night. The Cuban film, Una Noche, proved to be a favorite among the judges. It won in three categories including, “Best Cinematography,” and “Best New Narrative Director”. Directed by Lucy Mulloy, she will receive upwards of $100,000 for post-production costs.

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La La Vazquez Anthony
La La Vazquez Hits #1 in Think Like a Man
By Sally Mercedes | 04/23/2012 - 17:15

Think Like a Man knocked The Hunger Games off the number one spot at the box office this weekend, where it was sitting pretty four weeks in a row. Based on Steve Harvey's best-selling book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, the film features an ensemble cast including La La Vazquez Anthony, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, and several others. 

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