Film

Why Jennifer Garner’s PEPPERMINT Movie Is Dangerous to the Latinx Community (OPINION)

So to “liberal” Hollywood, if this is the way of turning a profit so that you can make flashy donations to progressive campaigns, save yourself the hassle and just stop making these films.

  • Sep 15, 2018
  • 10:29 am

NHMC and NLMC Target Paramount Pictures for Their Lack of Latino Actors, Writers and Directors

Organizations are calling on Paramount to sign a memorandum of understanding, detailing how they plan to solve their Latino exclusion problem.

  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 11:23 am

Incredibles 2 and the Ethics of DACA

Meet the new Dreamers.

  • Jul 27, 2018
  • 1:17 pm

Cinema as Colonialism: Puerto Rican Directors Demand Oscars Put Island Back in Foreign Language Film Category

“Our letter to AMPAS is just part of the struggle of Puerto Ricans trying to keep our culture alive, because culture and language defines us as a nation,” Juan Esteban Suárez told Latino Rebels.

  • Jul 25, 2018
  • 9:08 pm

‘Liberal’ Hollywood Is Reinforcing Trump’s Hate

For all of us who are vehemently against Trump’s racist rhetoric and policies, we must boycott all of these movies that portray Latinos as “animals.”

  • Jul 25, 2018
  • 10:27 am

Imagining a Korean COCO: The Film Honors My Culture, Too

As a daughter of a first-generation Korean immigrant, I was struck by how much Coco reminded me of my Korean roots.

  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 8:58 am

UNA MUJER FANTÁSTICA: Her Super Powers Come From the Heart

The most visible narrative fiction film that features a transgender actress this year.

  • Feb 2, 2018
  • 3:18 pm

Even Josefina López, the Playwright Behind REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES, Thinks LADY BIRD Was Eerily Similar

“I enjoyed it and sometimes I kept thinking, ‘Well, the mom is like the mom in my movie. They won’t let her go to college like Ana.'”

  • Jan 29, 2018
  • 9:39 am

THIS Is Why a Movie Like COCO Mattered

This is beautiful.

  • Jan 3, 2018
  • 7:59 pm

Of LADY BIRD, REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES, and Revisiting the Question of Plagiarism

Readers respond. And the author responds to the readers.

  • Dec 28, 2017
  • 1:50 pm

Understanding Mexican Nationalism and Mestizaje Through the Film COCO

But there is a key element missing from the film. Where are the Indigenous peoples?

  • Nov 28, 2017
  • 2:28 pm

Podcast from Intelatin: Filmcraft | Norman

I was invited to a screening of a film called Norman, directed by Joseph Cedar and starring Richard Gere and a stupendous actor named Lior Ashkenazi.

  • Apr 24, 2017
  • 11:41 am

COCO Trailer Looks So Gorgeous: We Are Rooting for It to Do Well

This could be a game-changer.

  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 8:08 pm

CARPINTEROS Showcases an Afro-Caribbean Narrative Few Have Ever Seen on Screen

The film takes us to the land of Hispaniola through a modern tale of love in the unlikeliest of conditions.

  • Feb 14, 2017
  • 9:24 am

Actor JW Cortes Transforms Himself Into Pedro Albizu Campos: Is a Film on the Way?

This story HAS to be told on the big screen.

  • Feb 5, 2017
  • 10:20 am

In the Age of Trump, New RISE Docuseries Chronicles Indigenous Resistance Movements

Fighting against environmental racism, maintaining sovereignty, the byproducts of corporate development and Big Oil, and the lingering psychological traumas of colonialism.

  • Jan 31, 2017
  • 2:10 pm