By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/31/2010 - 14:00
After producing this summer’s Predators reboot, bad boy Texican filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is back with Machete, starring tough-guy Danny Trejo as a double-crossed ex-Mexican federale. With Rodriguez’s trademark over-the-top violence and butt-kicking chicks and its "We-didn’t-cross-the-border; the-border-crossed-us" take on the immigration issue, the movie is bound to create controversy. When we spoke to Rodriguez, though, he insisted it was all in the name of giving moviegoers a much needed good time.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/25/2010 - 09:00
Jessica Alba is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming Robert Rodriguez film, Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World. The Spy Kids series originally starred Antonio Banderas and Carla Cugino as superspy parents who unwittingly teach their children the ins and outs of their industry.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2010 - 15:15
Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo and Robert Rodriguez paid a visit to Despierta America to talk up their new film Machete, hitting theaters Sept. 3rd. And watching the interview we realized that, surprisingly enough, not one of the Latino stars speaks Spanish fluently.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/30/2010 - 16:30
We caught up with Michelle Rodriguez on the red carpet of the New York International Latino Film Festival for the premiere of her new film Tropico de Sangre. Rodriguez stars in the film as Minerva Mirabal, one of the inspiring Mirabal sisters in the Dominican Republic who dared to defy the ruthless dictator Rafael Trujillo—which eventually lead to their assassination in a sugar field.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/15/2010 - 17:00
Alexa Vega is getting married to her boyfriend Sean Covel, who produced Napoleon Dynamite. Covel, 33 proposed to Vega, 21 at a film festival in his home state of South Dakota in Nov. 2009.
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2010 - 16:00
Lindsay Lohan has been sentenced to 90 days in jail followed by a stint in an inpatient drug rehabilitation facility after repeatedly breaching the terms of her probabtion by failing to attend alcohol education classes. The troubled actress's career has been in a never ending tailspin for the last few years; but Lohan does still have a few friends who are willing to support her.