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Native American Actors walk off set of Adam Sandler’s movie over racist jokes

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  “Once we found out more about the script, we felt it was totally disrespectful to elders and Native women.” actor Loren Anthony told The Associated Press. Loren Anthony and eight others quit the production of Adam Sandler’s Nettflix Project, ‘The Ridiculous Six’. Anthony and the other Native Americans on set felt disrespected by the Read More

Latinos’ Furious influence

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Furious 7  had a tremendous debut weekend. With global opening sales of $384 million, the fourth-best of all time, the Universal movie has outdone its predecessors. This can be attributed to the Fast & Furious franchise and its diverse audience. The leading area in ticket sales was Mexico, with a total of $20.8 million. The franchise Read More

A Father’s Journey

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“What’s ‘earn your life’ mean?” “It means to be the best person you can be” -A Father’s Journey Based on a true story, “A Father’s Journey” is a film that is creating a lot of buzz and with reason.  It’s a story that pays tribute to a great person who tragically lost his life and Read More

Sean Penn’s racist joke

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Racist remarks are definitely something that shouldn’t be taken lightly, especially if it’s witnessed by millions of people during the Oscars. Sean Penn has recently been under fire since his racist joke towards Alejandro González Iñárritu, who was being presented a award by Penn for Best-Picture for the movie “Birdman.” “Who gave this SOB a Read More

Miles Morales’ Spidey senses are tingling

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Since the announcement was made by Sony and Marvel about Spider-Man and The Avengers joining forces once again, comic book  fans have taken to social media in a frenzy like manner. The fans took to Twitter within minutes of the announcement and made the hashtag #MilesMorales very popular. Who is Miles Morales? He’s the half-black, Read More

Gabriella Moses: Las Mañanitas

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“Once upon a time in 1960s New York, there lived Ana Isabel, a young girl on the cusp of womanhood, tempted to lose her virginity the night of her Quinceañera, that is, until an unexpected visit from the Virgin Mary in a frying pan makes her think twice.” Deeply rooted in our Latin culture of Read More

The Boy Next Door brings home the bacon

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Who wants to talk about The Boy Next Door? With a production budget of $4 million and 25 days to produce, no wonder it blew box offices away when it made $15 million on the same opening weekend as American Sniper. And who doesn’t want to talk about JLo, no matter what she’s doing… Compare Read More

Michelle Rodriguez gets real

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“I’m a lone wolf.  I run by myself on most things.  I’ve got lost of really great friends, but the thought of being in a long-lasting relationship? Psh, I couldn’t last more than six months with somebody.”  – Michelle Rodriguez In a recent conversation with Interview Magazine, Michelle admitted that she has an inability to Read More

Hollywood to release fewer Latino films in 2015

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Research done by MPAA shows that Latinos make up  17% of the population and 32% of that population likes watching movies on the big screen. So why is it that the number of movies targeting a Latino audience does not match these numbers? This year we only have a few movies being  released  featuring a Latino cast Read More

Almodóvar breaks his silence about Silencio

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Quirky Spanish director, Pedro Almodóvar, has announced his next movie will be ‘Silencio’ making this his thirty-fourth film to hit the big screen. Although details are scant about his latest movie, Almodóvar did reveal in an interview with the Financial Times that it would be a hard-hitting drama where the silence of the lead female Read More