Dances With Mexicans, Disney’s McFarland, U.S.A.

Dances With Mexicans, Disney’s McFarland, U.S.A.

NewsTaco March 9, 2015

By Domino Renee Perez, Ph.D., Director – Center for Mex-Am Studies, University of Texas For two years in a row, Mexico’s native sons have taken home the Best Director Academy Award, […]

Review: Instructions Not Included

September 10, 2013

By Luz Chavez, Gozamos Record-breaking film Instructions Not Included stars Mexican powerhouse Eugenio Derbez, who also directed and co-wrote the dramedy. Known for his successful comedies in Mexico, Derbez tiptoed into drama […]

Spanish film ‘Instructions’ storms U.S. box office

September 3, 2013

By Ronald Grover, Reuters (Reuters) – “Instructions Not Included,” a Spanish-language film with English subtitles, generated $10 million in ticket sales over the four-day Labor Day weekend, a record for […]

Actor enters ‘Chavez: Cage of Glory’ to escape stereotypical roles

August 29, 2013

By Robert W. Welkos, Los Angeles Times While auditioning for Hollywood movie and TV roles, actor and martial arts champion Hector Echavarria said he often found himself reading for stereotypical […]

Zoe Saldana, Lionsgate to develop films for Hispanic audience

August 23, 2013

By Nina Terrero, NBCLatino Zoe Saldana’s newest role is behind the camera as she partners with Lionsgate to create new television and film projects. Saldana – whose on-screen performances include roles […]

Hollywood Takes Spanish Lessons As Latinos Stream to the Movies

August 12, 2013

By Ben Fritz, Wall Street Journal LOS ANGELES—In a small room on the Paramount Pictures lot here, postproduction work is under way on a movie that sounds as derivative as they […]

Upstart director rides Hollywood’s chase of Latino audiences

July 9, 2013

By Michael Martinez, CNN Hollywood, California (CNN) — In Hollywood’s chase for America’s new No. 2 demographic — Latinos — Carmen Marron stands front and center. Marron is an upstart director with […]