By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/02/2010 - 14:00
Danny Trejo has been in nearly 200 movies, his latest being Machete, which opens this week and marks his ninth collaboration with director (and distant cousin) Robert Rodriguez. But as ubiquitous as the Mexican American’s fearsome face and physique is, there is still a lot most people don’t know about the real Danny. Here are some of the most surprising bits:
By Mariela Rosario | 09/02/2010 - 13:00
The trailer has dropped and now, the movie posters for Burlesque are out for the world to see. We can't lie, we're super excited about Christina Aguilera's new movie! Both Cher and Xtina look hot, hot, hot in the promotional poster. No matter what, the movie is going to be very entertaining. With two superstar divas, how could it be anything less? The tagline is perfect too: "It takes a legend...to make a star!"
By Verky Arcos | 09/01/2010 - 12:30
The film Machete opens in theaters this Friday, and although Michelle Rodriguez is one of our coolest reasons for watching the movie, the coolest part for her was working with director Roberto Rodriguez. "He’s very creative and the mind will go anywhere with his exploitation genre," said the outspoken actress.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/31/2010 - 14:00
After producing this summer’s Predators reboot, bad boy Texican filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is back with Machete, starring tough-guy Danny Trejo as a double-crossed ex-Mexican federale. With Rodriguez’s trademark over-the-top violence and butt-kicking chicks and its "We-didn’t-cross-the-border; the-border-crossed-us" take on the immigration issue, the movie is bound to create controversy. When we spoke to Rodriguez, though, he insisted it was all in the name of giving moviegoers a much needed good time.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/26/2010 - 15:30
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/26/2010 - 09:00
At a Mexico City press conference for her latest movie, Cristiada, Eva Longoria (who co-stars with Andy Garcia) told reporters in Spanish: “Sorry about my Spanish. I was born in the United States, but I’m Mexican to the core.”
By Mariela Rosario | 08/25/2010 - 09:00
Jessica Alba is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming Robert Rodriguez film, Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World. The Spy Kids series originally starred Antonio Banderas and Carla Cugino as superspy parents who unwittingly teach their children the ins and outs of their industry.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/24/2010 - 15:00
Aubrey Plaza may not have a huge role in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, but you sure will remember her. The half-Puerto Rican comedian, who has cornered the market on playing sarcastic outcasts in movies like Funny People and NBC’s comedy Parks & Recreation, steals scene after scene as a chick who shows up solely to curse out the lovelorn Scott. She’s a little more reserved in real life...a little.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/20/2010 - 14:00
With his dark hair and brows and piercing green eyes, actor Manny Perez (Bella, El Cantante) is the perfect guy to play the intense, tortured title character in La Soga, open in limited theaters across the U.S. Luisito, a.k.a. La Soga, is a sensitive-soul-turned-government-assassin seeking revenge for his father’s death at the hands of drug dealers. Set in the Dominican Republic and New York, it’s action-packed and insightful, touching on themes of corruption and the redemptive power of love.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/19/2010 - 17:00
In her new film La Soga, Denise Quiñones plays the childhood sweetheart of a government assassin in the Dominican Republic (played by writer/actor Manny Perez). We talked to the former Miss Universe at the movie’s New York premiere last week and she told us about the latest projects and her love of bad boys.
What drew you to this project?