Director Alberto Barboza on Making a Chicano Rockabilly Love Story Set in East L.A.

Director Alberto Barboza on Making a Chicano Rockabilly Love Story Set in East L.A.

We caught up with the L.A. native to talk about ‘Cry Now’ his Boyle Heights-set…

TRAILER: Brazilian Film ‘August Winds’ Shows Us How to Get Intimate With a Can of Coke

TRAILER: Brazilian Film 'August Winds' Shows Us How to Get Intimate With a Can of Coke

‘August Winds’ teaches us additional uses for a can of Coke beyond the traditional drinking.…

Guillermo del Toro Was at Comic-Con This Weekend and Twitter Had a Nerdgasm

Guillermo del Toro Was at Comic-Con This Weekend and Twitter Had a Nerdgasm

Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro is undoubtedly the king of nerds, and Comic-Con is…

TRAILER: ‘Messi, the Movie’ Follows the Futbol Crack From Childhood to Stardom

TRAILER: 'Messi, the Movie' Follows the Futbol Crack From Childhood to Stardom

The documentary will recount Lionel Messi’s epic life story from battling a growth deficiency to…

#TBT: Rita Moreno Brings Sexy Back to ‘The Muppet Show’
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#TBT: Rita Moreno Brings Sexy Back to ‘The Muppet Show’

In our inaugural Throwback Thursday post, we look at Rita Moreno’s sexy rendition of ‘Fever’ on ‘The Muppet Show.’ Which in retrospect, was kind of…

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10 Things We Learned Reading ‘The Wrap’s Coverage of Latino Moviegoers
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10 Things We Learned Reading ‘The Wrap’s Coverage of Latino Moviegoers

Movie theater chains are convinced that to get Latinos to the movies, they should serve tacos and booze. Spoiler alert: they are not wrong.

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Netflixeando: 10 Latino Films You Should Stream on Netflix
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Netflixeando: 10 Latino Films You Should Stream on Netflix

This is a special edition list: for this weird post-World cup / immigration hysteria era that we find ourselves in.

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TRAILER: We Sort of Wish This Fake ‘El Chavo del 8′ Movie Was Real
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TRAILER: We Sort of Wish This Fake ‘El Chavo del 8′ Movie Was Real

What would happen if gringo Hollywood made a movie about ‘El Chavo del Ocho’? Lots of explosions and machine guns.

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TRAILER: The ‘Cantinflas’ Biopic Might Make You Laugh, Might Make You Cringe
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TRAILER: The ‘Cantinflas’ Biopic Might Make You Laugh, Might Make You Cringe

The new ‘Cantinflas’ movie is coming soon to a theater near you.

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Actress Gina Rodriguez is Our New Friend Crush. Here’s Why
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Actress Gina Rodriguez is Our New Friend Crush. Here’s Why

Gina Rodriguez’s interviews while promoting her new show ‘Jane the Virgin’ make us want to be her BFF.

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TRAILER: Cuba’s First CGI Animated Film Mixes the Look of ‘Shrek’ With the Writing of Jose Martí
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TRAILER: Cuba’s First CGI Animated Film Mixes the Look of ‘Shrek’ With the Writing of Jose Martí

It might look a little like a Nintendo 64 game but ‘Meñique y el espejo mágico’ is a milestone in Cuban animation.

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Backyards Are the New CBGB: Angela Boatwright on Making a Doc on the East L.A. Punk Scene
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Backyards Are the New CBGB: Angela Boatwright on Making a Doc on the East L.A. Punk Scene

We caught up with famed photographer Angela Boatwright to chat about her new documentary series on the Latino kids throwing backyard punk parties in East…

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7 Super Sized Reasons to See the Mexican Normcore Comedy ‘Paraiso’
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7 Super Sized Reasons to See the Mexican Normcore Comedy ‘Paraiso’

Check out the Mexican romantic comedy ‘Paraiso’ at Latinbeat this weekend. Unironic normcore never looked so good.

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5 New Faces of Independent Film That Filmmaker Magazine Missed
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5 New Faces of Independent Film That Filmmaker Magazine Missed

Filmmaker Mag might not be looking to Latin America for emerging talent but we are. Check out this weekend’s event at Latinbeat: “New Voices in…

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Dream Casting the Celia Cruz Biopic. Who Would Play ‘La Reina de la Salsa’?
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Dream Casting the Celia Cruz Biopic. Who Would Play ‘La Reina de la Salsa’?

11 years after her death, there still isn’t movie about ‘La Reina de la Salsa.’ Who would play Celia, Johnny, Tito, and el ‘Judio Maravilloso’?…

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