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Our 5 Favorite Films from the New York International Latino Film Festival
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 10:45

The 12th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) just wrapped up and we learned so much about our vibrant Latin culture from the entertaining and diverse movies that were screened from all over the U.S. and Latin America. From animated Cuban lovers united by music to Pitbull sharing his fondest childhood memory, there was something for everyone.

Here are our highlights:


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UPDATE: William Levy is Not Playing a Stripper in New Movie
By Amaris Castillo | 08/23/2011 - 08:45

Yesterday it was reported that Cuban telenovela star William Levy would appear shirtless (and perhaps more!) in Magic Mike, a film about male strippers.  Now, People en Español is reporting that the 30-year-old will not be in the film.  “He was approached, but will not be in it,” confirmed Gladys González


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EXCLUSIVE: Andy Garcia
EXCLUSIVE: Andy Garcia on Latino Actors: "We Don't Specialize in Latino Parts"
By Lee Hernandez | 08/22/2011 - 19:09

When we think of Andy Garcia, we think of the Cuban-American actor not as a great "Latino" actor, but rather as a great actor—period!


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EXCLUSIVE: Dominick Garcia
VIDEO: Introducing Andy Garcia's Daughter, Dominik Garcia-Lorido
By Lee Hernandez | 08/22/2011 - 16:11

Meet Cuban actor Andy Garcia's gorgeous daughter, Dominik Garcia-Lorido! The stunning 28-year-old actress, whose acting credits include roles in the indies, The Lost City (2005), and La Linea (2009), has a new starring role in Magic City Memoirs, a coming of age story set in Miami about a group of privileged high school students who get in way over their heads. 


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What to Watch: Spy Kids 4
What to Watch: Spy Kids: All The Time In The World in 4D
By Angie Romero | 08/19/2011 - 17:09

Here’s one for the whole family! Writer/director Robert Rodriguez has returned to his cash-cow franchise with a fourth Spy Kids film, out today in theaters nationwide. And this time he called on his fellow Mexican American Jessica Alba.


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Zoe Saldana: "I Don’t Settle for Conventional Roles"
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 10:00

Zoe Saldana was once a feminine tomboy—or so our September cover girl described herself in the September issue of GQ.  “I had my plastic swords, my ninja stars,” she said, “but I still wore lipstick.” 

WATCH: First Official 'Colombiana' Trailer Drops, Starring Zoe Saldana!


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Sandra Vergara
EXCLUSIVE: 'Fright Night' Star Sandra Vergara Clears Up Her Relationship with Sofia Vergara
By Lee Hernandez | 08/15/2011 - 19:49

Contrary to Internet belief, Sandra Vergara—one of the stars of the new horror movie, Fright Night (opening August 19th)—is not Sofia Vergara's sister. "She's my first cousin," the sweet Colombian actress tells Latina.com. "We were raised together when we were little, and she's someone I respect a lot because she's family."


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Esai Morales Sounds Off on Latinos in Hollywood
Esai Morales on Latinos in Hollywood: "I'm still waiting for our 'Roots'"
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 14:00

Esai Morales, star of new film Gun Hill Road, sounded off recently to BET.com about Latino roles in Hollywood.  The 48-year-old Puerto Rican actor stars alongside Judy Reyes and up-and-coming transgender actress Harmony Santana in the film, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film FestivalGun Hill Road is about an ex-convict who returns home to the Bronx


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Antonio Banderas on Pedro Almodóvar: "He Saw My Departure as a Betrayal”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 12:45

Antonio Banderas opened up recently about his once-rocky working relationship with director Pedro Almodóvar.  The pair, both from Spain, didn’t work with one another for about two decades.  Banderas, who stars in Almodóvar’s new film, La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I Live In), told a French newspaper that the director saw his depar


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Introducing EJ Bonilla
Introducing E.J. Bonilla
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 12:00

E.J. Bonilla has a busy week ahead!  The Puerto Rican actor stars in three films premiering at the New York International Latino Film Festival, running from August 15-21st. 22-year-old Bonilla seems humbled by all of the attention. Bonilla spoke to Latina.com recently about being the star of the film festival.  “It’s really exciting and it’s a little weird,” he said. Bonilla is starring in Musical Chairs (screening Aug. 17), Mamitas (premiering Aug.


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