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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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"Avatar" Sees "Titanic" Ticket Sales
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2010 - 10:10

Could it be that James Cameron has finally topped...himself?

Fox reports that Avatar ticket sales have surpassed Titanic's record setting $1.24 billion. Avatar hit $1.29 billion at the international box office this weekend and the studio estimates that the sci-fi blockbuster will top Titanic's worldwide gross of $1.848 billion to become globe's biggest selling movie of all time by Monday.


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Mexican Movie Madness
By Angie Romero | 01/22/2010 - 14:00

For our special Mexico Issue (Nox. 2009), we knew we had to do something special when it came to movies. After all, those of you who are true cineastes take it very seriously, as you should.


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The Good Soldier
By Angie Romero | 01/19/2010 - 14:26

Back in December, President Obama pledged 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan over a period of six months, bringing the total U.S. commitment in armed forces to over 100,000. Quite simply, he argued, the U.S. cannot afford not to pour any more resources there, and if yesterday’s series of suicide bombings and Taliban attacks on Kabul as new cabinet members were to be sworn in is any indication, he is right—even if most Americans feel differently.


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Máncora
By Angie Romero | 01/12/2010 - 11:15

As we get ready for this year's Sundance, a film that made its debut at the film festival back in 2008 is finally getting released today on DVD. From Peruvian director and mun2 Creative Director Ricardo de Montreuil (La Mujer de mi Hermano) comes Máncora, a road trip drama overflowing with lust, incest (does sleeping with your step-bro count?), betrayal, the occasional high, and hot sexy bodies starring two guys and a girl. Sound familiar?


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Q&A: Zoe Saldana Awed by Huge Success of "Avatar"
By Angie Romero | 01/08/2010 - 11:08

When contributing writer Damarys Ocaña sat down with Zoe Saldaña last summer for our June/July cover story and asked her about career goals, Saldaña, arguably the biggest female star on the planet (scratch that—the universe!) right now, replied:


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Does Zoe Saldana Deserve an Oscar Nom for Her Performance in "Avatar"?
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/07/2010 - 11:47

James Cameron’s Avatar is obviously all the rage right now, with the film so far earning over $1 billion worldwide and dazzling audiences with its groundbreaking technology. And while critics and fans can’t stop raving about the expansive beauty of the film overall, Zoe Saldana’s name keeps coming up as the film’s best performance.


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Exclusive Sneak Peek: "The Spy Next Door" Starring George Lopez and Jackie Chan
By Mariela Rosario | 01/06/2010 - 10:47

Premiering in theaters nationwide on Jan. 15, The Spy Next Door, stars George Lopez and Billy Ray Cyrus as spies who are helping out their colleague Jackie Chan as he juggles his hardest job to date: Babysitting his girlfriends children. After one of the children accidentally downloads a secret formula of off Chan's laptop, the family gets a not-so-friendly visit from the spies arch-nemesis, a highly trained Russian terrorist.


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Avatar Earns a Whopping $1 Billion Worldwide
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/04/2010 - 13:19

It’s only been out for 17 days, but James Cameron’s Avatar is blowing away the competition and breaking records. It’s been number one in the U.S. for three straight weeks, raising its domestic total to $352.1 million. The film, starring Zoe Saldana and Michelle Rodriguez, has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, a feat that has only been achieved by a total of five films. In fact, Cameron’s 1997’s Titanic maintains the top spot with $1.8 billion earned worldwide.


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Watch: J Lo's New Movie Trailer!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 12/28/2009 - 14:00

The Back-Up Plan, set to be released in April 2010, stars Jennifer Lopez as a woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination only moments before meeting the man of her dreams. We're suckers for a good romantic comedy, and Lopez tends to shine in this genre. We're hopeful about this one. What about you? Are you excited to see The Back-Up Plan?


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