Author of the book “Made in Mexico: Hollywood South of the Border” talks about the history of Hollywood’s fascination with Mexico.
Because every time someone throws shade Yalitza’s way, her light shines brighter.
Latino Rebels Radio: February 6, 2019
Depicting a romance between an enslaved woman and a slaveowner? We got problems.
We dived into the Internet in the hopes of finding examples of independent Latino web series to binge on.
The film contains other subtle but important elements that have been largely ignored by critics so far.
USC Study ‘Inclusion in the Director’s Chair’ Excludes Latinos, and LA Times Reporter Fails to Ask Why
While the study showed significant gains in the hiring practices of black directors in Hollywood, it failed to acknowledge Latinos in any significant way.
‘The Fight Belongs to Everyone:’ Former Domestic Workers in Mexico See Themselves in Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA
“So many domestic workers could be Cleo,” said Marcelina Bautista in the offices of Mexico’s first union for domestic workers, Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores y Trabajadoras del Hogar (SINACTRAHO).
The film is shot in black and white, which feels like a departure from most images of Mexico City that feature the city’s pastel-colored buildings.
“There are no standards, few protections or rights, and the work is hardly even recognized as real work.”
Starring Coco’s Anthony Gonzalez, Icebox follows Óscar Fernandez’ journey being recruited by gangs, and later held by ICE.
One of the film’s strengths is that it doesn’t berate the viewer with didactic tropes of the rich versus the poor.
TYREL Film Review: Can a Latin American Director Make an Effective Film About an Alienated Black Man?
I don’t know, but not here.
The answer is complicated and varies from one moviegoer to the next.
The border city of El Paso, Texas, plays as much a character as the story lead.
How would the documentary be different had a black filmmaker been behind the camera?
A story with no real past.
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.
Yes, We Think Jennifer Garner’s New PEPPERMINT Movie Is Racist Anti-Latino Crap, No Matter What Some of Our Fans Tell Us
Why do we even have to explain how racist this movie is?
Organizations are calling on Paramount to sign a memorandum of understanding, detailing how they plan to solve their Latino exclusion problem.