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Movie Review: "The Wolfman"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/12/2010 - 13:50

The Wolfman is not a film for the faint of heart. I jumped out of my seat no less than five times and may have even stifled a scream or two while watching Benicio del Toro's 21st century update of Lon Chaney's 1941 original. This aint your grandma's schlocky horror film, it is downright scary.


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Watch: Couples Retreat
By Angie Romero | 02/09/2010 - 16:00

More than one person I know is having relationship dramz right now. The details I surely won’t get into, but I will say this: I hope they can kiss and make-up in time for Valentine’s Day. And since I know couples therapy can be kind of intimidating, not to mention steep, I’m recommending a little Couples Retreat, which comes out today on DVD.


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Jessica Alba Celebrates "Valentine's Day," Struggles to Find Time for Romance
By Gerri Miller | 02/09/2010 - 09:56

The Hollywood premiere for the movie Valentine’s Day was the very definition of star-studded, considering that the ensemble cast includes Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Patrick Dempsey, Taylor Lautner, Jennifer Garner and Jamie Foxx, to name just a few.


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Zoe Saldana Looking Forward to "Avatar" Sequel
By Mariela Rosario | 02/05/2010 - 13:37

Zoe Saldana is super excited at the prospect of having a starring role in not one, but two blockbuster sci-fi franchises. Star Trek 2 is already in talks and J.J. Abrams is reportedly in the process of writing a script, while James Cameron hinted in an interview the other day that he plans on bringing us all back to Pandora eventually.


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Javier Bardem Cast in New Terrence Malick Film
By Mariela Rosario | 02/05/2010 - 09:21

Javier Bardem has just been cast alongside Christian Bale to star in a new romantic drama helmed by renowned Hollywood director Terrence Malick. The film, still untitled is set to start filming next Fall.


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History Lesson: "The Shock Doctrine"
By Smriti Mundhra | 02/02/2010 - 13:31

One of the most controversial docs at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was British director Michael Winterbottom’s The Shock Doctrine, based on the non-fiction book by Naomi Klein (Winterbottom had another controversial film in the festival, the fictional Jessica Alba-starring The Killer Inside Me).


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UPDATE: Penelope Cruz Nominated for Best Supporting Actress Oscar
By Mariela Rosario | 02/02/2010 - 09:45

The 2010 Academy Award nominations were announced this morning and though there were few surprises, we were excited to see Latinos represented in more than one category.


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Vote For Pablo: "My Invisible Friend"
By Smriti Mundhra | 02/01/2010 - 10:20

The once indie-friendly Sundance Film Festival has become so infested with A-list stars in recent years that getting attention for a small film with a no-name cast is nearly impossible—especially if the film is under twenty minutes long. But Barcelona-based Pablo Larcuen managed to do just that with his creative, hilarious short film My Invisible Friend, which can only be described as the Spanish Napoleon Dynamite.


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Y Tu Papá También: Diego Luna Makes Directorial Debut with “Abel”
By Smriti Mundhra | 01/29/2010 - 15:00

Temperatures fell below freezing at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Tuesday night, but all the Latin Heat was crammed into the Supper Club on Main Street.


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Jessica Alba's "The Killer Inside Me" Evokes Furor at Sundance
By Mariela Rosario | 01/27/2010 - 10:36

Amidst rumors that Jessica Alba walked out of the recent Sundance screening of her latest film, The Killer Inside Me, controversy is brewing over the intense violence towards women on display throughout the film.

Casey Affleck stars as a small-town Texas deputy sheriff with murderous tendencies who lets out his pent up rage through sadomasochistic sex with Alba's character (the local town prostitute) and later Kate Hudson (Affleck's clueless fiancée).


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