By Sugey Palomares | 01/24/2012 - 11:10
After receiving adoring reviews from critics and plenty of Oscar buzz, Miss Bala was dropped from the prestigious 2012 Academy Award nominations list. The film, directed by Gerardo Naranjo, depicts the gripping story about an aspiring pageant queen, played by Stephanie Sigman, who becomes involved in Mexico’s drug cartel. The independent flick was a favorite at last year’s Toronto Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, and The New York Film Festival.
By Lee Hernandez | 01/24/2012 - 08:49
Nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were just announced LIVE from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills and both Demian Bichir (A Better Life) AND Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) received nominations!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/23/2012 - 15:25
Oscar nominations will be announced bright and early tomorrow morning (8 a.m. ET/5 a.m. PT) and we're hoping to hear two names (The Artist's Berenice Bejo and A Better Life star Demian Bichir) among this year's crop of acting nominees! But while we wait on the nominations, here’s a look back at those who have already grabbed the ultimate prize in Hollywood in major categories.
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By Adriana Rivera | 01/23/2012 - 14:06
At the Sundance Film Festival this week, The Hollywood Reporter caught up with the stars of the film The First Time, which included part-Puerto Rican actress Victoria Justice, Dylan O’Brien, Britt Robertson, and director Jon Kasdan.
By Amaris Castillo | 01/19/2012 - 02:56
It’s Sundance time again!
Of course, we’re talking about the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The festival kicks off this Thursday and we eagerly scanned through the lengthy list of films for those starring Latinos.
There were only a handful and we plucked five for you to check out. Read about our picks below:
By Lee Hernandez | 01/18/2012 - 12:05
This week, everyone is talking about the breakout performance of 27-year-old Puerto Rican actress Gina Rodriguez in the Sundance hit Filly Brown. The buzz surrounding Gina (coupled with the fact that she just http://www.deadli
By Adriana Rivera | 01/18/2012 - 11:13
We reported that a little movie called Casa de mi Padre starring Hollywood’s Latino heavyweights Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal, Genesis Rodriguez, Efren Ramirez, and Pedro Armendariz Jr. was going to be released this year on March 16, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
By Sugey Palomares | 01/17/2012 - 11:36
Bérénice Bejo and her new film The Artist are untouchable!
The 35-year-old Argentinean actress recently received a nomination for “Leading Actress” for her role as Peppy Miller in The Artist at this year’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards. The Golden Globe-winning film and Oscar favorite directed by Bejo’s husband, Michel Hazanavicius snagged a total of 12 nominations including, “Best Film,” “Best Director,” and “Best Leading Actor” (for Jean Dujardin’s role as George Valentin) just to name a few.
By Adriana Rivera | 01/16/2012 - 09:39
Gina Rodriguez is soaring right now with buzz for her new film Filly Brown, which is due to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this month. The 27-year-old Chicago native of Puerto Rican descent stars as the title character in the film opposite Jenni Rivera and Edward James Olmos. Rodriguez, a graduate from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, plays an aspiring hip-hop artist struggling to make the right decisions.
By Adriana Rivera | 01/15/2012 - 21:58
Bérénice Bejo, the Argentinean actress who delivered a stunning performance as Peppy Miller in the French silent film The Artist and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, lost the award to Octavia Spencer from The Help.