Javier Bardem at the Skyfall New York City photo call on October 15, 2012
Javier Bardem Talks About Villain Role in New 007 Flick 'Skyfall'
By Sugey Palomares | 10/16/2012 - 13:00

Javier Bardem is tapping into the essence of what super-villains are made of for the new James Bond movie, Skyfall.


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Tony Mendez at the Argo premiere in Washington DC
5 Things You May Not Know About Argo's Tony Mendez
By Sugey Palomares | 10/12/2012 - 13:00

Latino stories and experiences have inspired Hollywood blockbusters like Selena and El Cantante, but the latest bio-flick has nothing to do with pop stars. Real life CIA agent, Tony Mendez was responsible for the rescue of six American diplomats who were taken hostage in Iran back in the 1970s.

His real life account is the basis of the new drama-thriller played and directed by Ben Affleck, Argo. Here are some facts you may not know about this fascinating figure in U.S. history.


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Benicio del Toro in The Wolfman
6 of Our Favorite Latino Movie Villains!
By Sugey Palomares | 10/11/2012 - 18:00

There’s no better way to get in the Halloween spirit than to honor our favorite Latino movie villains. Warning: these characters have no mercy and are ruthless! Find out who made our list below.


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Harvest of the Empire Documentary
WATCH: Juan Gonzalez's 'Harvest of The Empire' Trailer
By Sugey Palomares | 09/28/2012 - 19:00

Daily News columnist and college professor, Juan Gonzalez’s revolutionary non-fiction narrative titled, Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, is being adapted into a documentary. Outlining the socio-political struggles and triumphs of Latinos in the U.S., Juan also tackles issues of acculturation and identity.


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Michael Pena End of Watch Premiere
Michael Peña on Playing a Cop in End of Watch: "I've Actually Been Shot At!"
By Dan Koday | 09/21/2012 - 18:01

Latina recently got the chance to chat with Michael Peña, the Mexican actor set to star in Chavez alongside America Ferrera as wife Helen and Rosario Dawson as Dolores Huerta. But before conquering his role as the iconic civil rights activist, Michael can be seen keeping the streets of Los Angeles civil in his latest flick End of Watch, also starring America Ferrera, Natalie Martinez and Jake Gyllenhaal. Check out what Michael had to say about working with America and why he's actually been shot at in real life! 


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Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres on Greys Anatomy
2012 Emmy Snubs: Which Latinos Should Have Been Nominated?
By Sugey Palomares | 09/20/2012 - 18:00

The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are just days away!

While we will be sure to keep a look out for our Latino nominees, including Colombian actress Sofia Vergara for Modern Family and Mexican comedian Louis C.K. for Louie, there are more Latino stars we wish made the Emmy Awards nominee list!


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Jennifer Lopez at the Q'Viva: The Chosen TCA in 2012
Jennifer Lopez Partners With Nuvo To Expand Their Latino Audience
By Sugey Palomares | 09/12/2012 - 13:00

Jennifer Lopez is continuing to expand her power and influence behind the camera.

Besides developing a coming-of-age pilot about a lesbian couple for ABC, J.Lo has officially partnered with NUVO, the first English-language cable network for Latinos. The Boricua mogul and her production company, Nuyorican Productions, will develop creative programming and marketing partnership in order to expand overall viewership.


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Selena Gomez
Watch: Teaser of Selena Gomez in 'Spring Breakers'
By Sugey Palomares | 08/29/2012 - 13:00

Selena Gomez fans finally get to see the Disney star like never before.

The 20-year-old actress is starring as a college-girl-gone-bad in the upcoming film directed by Harmony Korine, Spring Breakers. The film, also starring Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, and James Franco, centers around four young women who rob a restaurant in order to afford a spring break vacation.


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Premium Rush movie poster
5 Reasons to Watch ‘Premium Rush,’ In Theaters This Weekend
By Sugey Palomares | 08/24/2012 - 17:00

Whether you have a movie date this weekend or are just looking to spend sometime in an air-conditioned theater, here are five reasons to watch the new film Premium Rush, directed by David Koepp, and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dania Ramirez.


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2012 New York International Film Festival Awards - List of Winners
By Latina Staff | 08/20/2012 - 15:28

Indie film lovers were in for a treat as the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) presented over 30 features last week. The event, sponsored by HBO, ended yesterday with a ceremony honoring the best films in the categories including, “Best Short” and “Best International Feature.” The prizes varied and included up to $5,000 in cash. Not a bad way to end the festival!

Here’s the list of NYILFF winners:

Best Short: Pescadora


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