Movies

 
Vote for the Latino Best Picture of the Year!
The LOScars: Vote for the Year's Best (Latin) Picture!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/25/2011 - 15:59

When Latina realized that there weren't any Latinos among the 10 films nominated for Best Picture this year, we set out to recast those films with Latin stars. In light of the fact that the Oscars are this Sunday, we thought it would be fun to ask you to vote for the Best (Latin) Picture of the Year!

Choose your favorite below:


Read more
Oscar Snubs
Our Biggest Oscar Snubs
By Lee Hernandez | 02/25/2011 - 09:40

With the exception of Biutiful’s two nominations—one for Best Leading Actor (Javier Bardem) and another for Best Foreign Language Film—Latinos were ignored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in 2011.


Read more
2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘Inception’
By Lee Hernandez | 02/24/2011 - 10:52

We’ve come to the final film in our series. Check out our dream (pun intended) casting choices for Christopher Nolan’s Inception.


Read more
POLL: Who Should Play Pancho Villa?
POLL: Who Should Play Pancho Villa?
By Amaris Castillo | 02/23/2011 - 14:44

We were bummed to hear that Johnny Depp pulled out of the lead role in the verbosely-titled Seven Friends of Pancho Villa and the Woman with Six Fingers, because come on, you can never get enough Depp. But our frowns turned upside down the minute we heard who is up to replace him! Two new contenders have emerged for the role of the Mexican revolutionary general: Benicio del Toro and Gael Garcia Bernal. It’s a tough choice since both are so talented (and sexy!) so we need your input:

 


Read more
WATCH: Cameron Diaz Has a Potty Mouth in "Bad Teacher"
By Lee Hernandez | 02/23/2011 - 11:47

The trailer for Cameron Diaz’s new movie, Bad Teacher has finally been released, and two words best describe her character: potty mouth.


Read more
2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘Toy Story 3’
By Lee Hernandez | 02/23/2011 - 10:29

We continue our series with the only animated movie nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, Toy Story 3.


Read more
2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘Winter's Bone'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/21/2011 - 09:00

A young girl in a dirt-poor rural area of Missouri is forced to hunt down her missing, meth-addicted father in order to save her family’s home—that’s the premise of the Oscar-nominated film Winter’s Bone, based on Daniel Woodrell's 2006 novel of the same name. And this is how we’d recast the film with Latin stars if we were Hollywood execs:


Read more
EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Leon Does the "Immigration Tango" in New Romantic Comedy
EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Leon Does the "Immigration Tango" in New Romantic Comedy
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/18/2011 - 16:00

We chatted up the insanely handsome Cuban actor Carlos Leon (aka Madonna’s ex and Lourdes' daddy) about immigration and his role in the new romantic comedy Immigration Tango hitting theaters today, February 18th.

This movie take a comical approach to the immigration question. Do you think that’s an effective way to approach the topic?


Read more
2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘True Grit’
By Lee Hernandez | 02/17/2011 - 12:13

The next film in our series is a remarkable American Western about a stubborn young woman who enlists the help of a merciless U.S. Marshall to track down her father’s murderer. Here’s our Latin reimagining of Joel and Ethan Coen’s True Grit.


Read more
Almodovar
Poster for Pedro Almodóvar’s New Film Shows Some Serious Skin
By Lee Hernandez | 02/15/2011 - 12:45

The poster for Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated new film, The Skin That I Inhabit has been released, and the flowery image is just as haunting (if not creepier) than the plot for the upcoming horror film.


Read more