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2018/01/12 at 8:42pm

PODCAST: “Coco’s” Director Lee Unkrich Hints At More Pixar Multicultural Films, Oscar Talk with Clayton Davis, 2018’s Most Anticipated TV & Movies


We’re starting 2018 off on the right foot with perhaps the most influential people in animation with Pixar’s COCO director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson who join us straight from their Golden Globe win and the first Golden Globe award for a Latino-themed animated film. We discuss why it took so long for Pixar to make a Latino film and if its financial and award acclaim will spawn off more multicultural animated films. Read More

Jack Rico

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2018/01/08 at 3:28pm

Time’s Up! The 2018 Golden Globes’ Branded In Reclamation, Inclusivity and Purpose

This year’s Golden Globes, a usually festive, yet historically disreputable and controversial show, had an air of legitimacy behind its wings last night. It was the first time that I took the Globes seriously and that began with the commitment from a diverse group of Hollywood women who gave the Time’s Up movement meaning and intention. The night also gave way to an overarching theme of reclamation, inclusivity, and purpose. Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/12/30 at 12:05am

My Personal 2017 Pop Culture Recommendations

I have consumed a freakish amount of information in 2017, perhaps more than I ever have in my life. Here then are what has stood out to me the most in the last 12 months. 👇🏽👇🏽
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Jack Rico

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2017/12/21 at 8:06pm

Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria Bring The Laughs In “Overboard” Remake Trailer

Eugenio Derbez is at again. His new film which he is producing and starring in with co-stars Anna Faris and Eva Longoria, is a remake of Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell’s “Overboard” from 1987. The movie wasn’t that good, but it did have some occasional laughs along with some lovable performances from Hawn and her beau. Can this quasi-Latino ensemble create something better? Read More

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2017/12/18 at 3:25pm

This Is Not A Joke. ‘Condorito: The Movie’ Is Actually Being Released And We Can’t Wait For It!

I can’t believe this movie is actually going to be released. When I lived in Colombia as a kid, I used get sick a lot and one of the most satisfying things I used to ask my Aunt Doris to bring me to the hospital to make me feel better were Condorito comics. Those PLOP! moments were everything for me. I would laugh so much from the drawings, the charatcters, the dialogue, it was all so funny to me. Hopefully this movie is just as hilarious as I remember them as a kid. Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/12/12 at 9:47pm

PODCAST: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Audio Review, The Miami Perspective on the Giancarlo Stanton Yankees Deal

Two huge stories that are the talk of the nation this week. First is Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We talk to Adam Garcia(3:45), producer for Yahoo! Entertainment who lives and breathes Star Wars. Then we’ll get to our movie segment FIRST REACTION where we give you our first reaction of the movie, inside the theater with the credits rolling, with film criticMike Sargent (17:00) from WBAI radio and seen on FOX News. Read More

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2017/12/11 at 10:35am

Latinos Reign Supreme At 2018 Golden Globe Award Nominations

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Nominations are out. On Monday, December 11th at 8:15am, the Globes announced via its webstream its 2018 nominations. Latinos reigned supreme with Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” being nominated for 7 Golden Globe awards. Pixar’s “Coco” was nominated for two including Best Original Song and Chile scored a nod with Sebastián Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman” in the Foreign Film category. Read More

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2017/11/30 at 3:11pm

Trailer Breakdown: Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infiniti War’ Official Trailer

If you haven’t seen it already, we got out first look the new Avengers: Infinity War trailer… And let me tell you, I was SHOOK by it. Click for the full breakdown! 👇🏻 Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/11/28 at 4:32pm

All The Hispanics Nominated At The 60th Grammy Awards

As is the tradition every year, the Recording Academy selected their nominations of the best of the best in music across 84 categories. For this site’s purposes, we will focus only on the Hispanic nominees which have been nominated in 20 categories this year, many more than we have seen in previous years. With Bruno Mars (Puerto Rican heritage) nominated for six awards and Despacito‘s bilingual version nominated for three, including Justin Bieber, we are seeing one of the great years for Latinos in music. Latino nominees are indicated in bold, if not in bold, it means the whole category is Hispanic. Read More

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2017/11/23 at 1:36pm

The Latino Significance of Pixar’s ‘Coco’

Coco,” the 19th film from Pixar, is a return to form for the stumbling animation company which has re-found its footing with its colorful characters, striking vivid cinematography and a heartwarming story of family and tradition. Set in Mexico, a young boy (Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming a musician just like his great-great-grandfather Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). But when his family prohibits him from playing music, he finds himself magically transported to the Land of the Dead on Dia de los Muertos meeting his past relatives and discovering a deeper connection to himself and to his family’s history. Read More

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