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Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
By Irasema Romero | 02/10/2011 - 15:30

The annual star-studded dinner will feature a veggie risotto paella and Spanish ham for 1,500 guests that include Academy Award winners, nominees and presenters. We sure that Spanish stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem (who is nominated for Best Actor) to certainly enjoy the evening.

“Our goal each year is to honor Hollywood’s brightest stars and most accomplished artists with a culinary masterpiece,” Puck said of the planned specialties. “Only the finest ingredients and flavors will do”


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2011 Oscars Recasting: 'The Kids Are Alright'
2011 Oscars: Recasting 'The Kids Are All Right'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/05/2011 - 13:16

From The Social Network, to Black Swan to The Fighter — we've recast some of the year's best films with Latin stars.


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Morena Baccarin
Morena Baccarin is in the Running for “The Avengers”
By Jazmin Perez | 02/04/2011 - 20:25

The star of ABC’s V, Morena Baccarin, is in the running to play the role of Nick Fury’s (Samuel Jackson) sidekick in The Avengers. Others being considered for the female role are Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother), Jessica Lucas (Melrose Place) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World).


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WATCH: 'Even the Rain' Trailer
By Mariela Rosario | 02/01/2011 - 17:15

The new trailer for Gael Garcia Bernal's Goya nominated film Even the Rain came out and the film looks pretty riveting. We're thinking it really deserved those 13 nominations! The film is a tense drama about a filmmaker (Bernal) who goes to Bolivia to shoot a film about the Spanish conquest of America. The film crews travels coincide with the Cochabamba Water Wars in 2000, which throws their film into chaos and begins to blur the line between reality and fiction as the exploitation of indigenous people has continued for hundreds of years. 


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The Fighter Recast
2011 Oscars: Recasting 'The Fighter'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/01/2011 - 15:00

We continue our series recasting this year’s Oscar nominated films with David O. Russell’s gripping boxing drama, The Fighter


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Black Swan Recast
2011 Oscars: Recasting 'Black Swan'
By Lee Hernandez | 01/28/2011 - 13:00

We continue our series on recasting this year’s batch of Oscar nominated movies with Latin stars. Up next: Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller, Black Swan.


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The Social Network Recast
2011 Oscars: Recasting ‘The Social Network’
By Lee Hernandez | 01/26/2011 - 13:45

Since our stars weren’t cast in any of this year’s Oscar nominated movies, we thought it would be fun to recast this year’s 10 Best Picture nominees with Latin stars. Up first: The Social Network.


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FIRST LOOK: Esai Morales & Judy Reyes in 'Gun Hill Road'
FIRST LOOK: Esai Morales & Judy Reyes in 'Gun Hill Road'
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 17:00

Esai Morales and Judy Reyes teamed up for first-time director Rashad Ernesto Green's debut film Gun Hill Road, premiering this week at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

The film follows an ex-convict (Morales) who returns home after three years to an estranged wide and a son who is going through major changes—as in becoming a woman! The film takes a hard look at what it means to be a man and even more importantly, what it means to be family. Check out the sneak peek below:


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Javier Bardem
EXCLUSIVE: Javier Bardem on 'Biutiful': "By Far the Heaviest Role I’ve Done in My Life"
By Mariela Rosario | 01/24/2011 - 12:15

We had a chance to catch up with iconic Spanish actor Javier Bardem when his new film Biutiful premiered in New York. The beautiful and tragic film, written and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu (Amores Perros, Babel, 21 Grams) follows Bardem's character Uxbal, a poor man living in the slums of Barcelona with two kids and a drug addict wife who finds out that he has terminal cancer and only a few months left to live.


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Benicio del Toro to Join the Mob in His Next Movie
Benicio del Toro to Join the Mob in His Next Movie
By Lee Hernandez | 01/24/2011 - 10:02

Benicio del Toro has played an ex-con in 21 Grams, a revolutionary in Che, and a drug lord in Traffic. The Oscar-winning actor, who has made a career out of playing murderers and thieves, will be adding to his credits a ruthless mobster named Roy Demeo in the upcoming biopic,  The Icemean.  


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