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America Ferrera Opens Up about Working with Her New Fiance
By Verky Arcos | 07/29/2010 - 12:00

We caught up with America Ferrera and her fiancé, Ryan Piers William, yesterday at the New York Latino Film Festival as they promoted the film The Dry Land. The film depicts a US soldier returning home from war and shows his struggles to reconcile his experiences abroad with the life and family he left in Texas. 


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Hermanas We Heart
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/27/2010 - 14:00

We chicas spend a considerable amount of time trying to find The One—no wonder there are so many romantic comedies out there!  But the truth is that some of the most rewarding relationships we have are the ones with our hermanas, whether they be tied to us by blood that (as in Selena Gomez’s new movie, Ramona and Beezus) or by friendship. And there are some great movies that reflect that.


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Lin-Manuel Miranda Says Jennifer Lopez Isn't "In the Heights"...For Now
By Mariela Rosario | 07/21/2010 - 12:00

Are you ready for the big-screen adaptation of the Tony Award winning musical In the Heights to hit theaters near you soon? Yeah, so are we!


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The Best Latin Big Screen Bad Guys
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/19/2010 - 10:30

Alfred Molina is back to being bad! The half Spanish, half British actor, who memorably used creepy mechanical appendages to destroy half of New York City as mad Doc Ock in Spiderman 2, plays another villain in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, which opened over the weekend. As Maxim Horvath, Molina is a dark magician who wants to destroy New York City (hmm, we're sensing a theme here). It’s a perversely fun performance and it made us think of the many memorable villains played by Latinos onscreen.


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Independent Filmmakers Shine at the Latino Film Festival
By Verky Arcos | 07/14/2010 - 14:30

We are so excited that the 11th annual New York International Latino Film Festival is just a couple of weeks away!  The festival kicks off on Tuesday, July 27th with films featuring established actors like America Ferrera (starring in The Dry Land) and Michelle Rodriguez (starring in Tropico De Sangre). Taking place until Sunday, August 1st at New York's Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 9 (260 W.


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New Machete Trailer Released
By Mariela Rosario | 07/12/2010 - 16:00

20th Century Fox just released a new trailer for Machete, the "Grindhouse" style film from Robert Rodriguez and co-director Ethan Maniquis scheduled to hit theaters this fall.


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Poll: What Should Guillermo del toro's Next Project Be?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/12/2010 - 10:58

Guillermo del Toro may have broken many a heart by dropping out of directing The Hobbit (a decision he said was "the biggest heartbreak of his life professionally”), but make no mistake, the man is ready to move on.


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Robert Rodriguez's Best Bad Girls
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/09/2010 - 16:00

Since filmmaker Robert Rodriguez produced Predators, the reboot of the 80s franchise dropping in theaters across the country tonight, we weren't at all surprised to learn that Alice Braga's character, Isabelle, is seriously badass. After all, Rodriguez loves to fill his films with strong women who wreak as much havoc as the male characters—something he attributes to having grown up with five sisters.


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Benjamin Bratt to Channel Guitar God Carlos Santana for Biopic
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/06/2010 - 16:00

Benjamin Bratt has built a career playing military men, cops and other tipos serios, but he's totally breaking type for his newest role! Word is that Bratt and his brother Peter, who directed him in the recent indie La Mission, are working with Latino guitar god Carlos Santana to shape a biopic—to be released in 2011—with Ben in the lead role.


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Rethinking 'Twilight: Eclipse' with a Latino Cast!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/30/2010 - 17:00

We know that Washington State, where The Twlight Saga: Eclipse is set, is not exactly brimming with diversity, but we couldn’t help but imagine what the film, which comes out today, would be like if it were a little bit browner.

Here are the results of our all-Latino recast of the latest Twilight movie. Enjoy, then let us know what you think in the comments below!


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