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10 Films Directed by Latinas to Watch for Women’s History Month

It still absolutely boggles our minds that Latinos make up such a significant percentage of the U.S. population, yet we continue to be so grossly under-represented in the world of television and movies.  Latinx actors are routinely looked over even...
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Puerto Rican Director Ángel Manuel Soto Will Direct Blue Beetle, the First Latino Superhero Movie

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
When new broke that Disney was releasing Encanto, a film about a family in Colombia, it felt like a major step toward better representation. Now we can add Latinx superheroes to the mix with the recent announcement that actress Sasha...
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A Latinx ‘Bridgerton’ Would Be Crazy & These Social Media Posts Prove It

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
I enjoyed Bridgerton. I really did. It was indulgent, frivolous and totally addictive, just as any truly binge-worthy TV show should be. As the first of eight total series currently in development by Netflix and TV veteran Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s...
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Cardi B Has Nabbed Her First Lead Role in an Upcoming Comedy Film

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Cardi B is set on making sure her name goes down in pop culture history proving she’s multi-talented and politically engaged, a rare combination among entertainers today. The “WAP” rapper has landed her very first starring role in a feature...
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‘Coco’ Short ‘A Day in the Life of the Dead’ Premieres on Disney+

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
A brand-new Pixar animated short collection called Pixar Popcorn is available to stream on Disney+ today, and it includes a hilarious short featuring characters from the 2017 beloved hit movie, Coco. The two-minute-long mini-film entitled A Day in the Life...
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J.Lo Will Portray Colombian Drug Lord Griselda Blanco in ‘The Godmother’

Virginia Isaad
Jennifer Lopez is transforming into the “Cocaine Queen” for her next role in the upcoming film The Godmother. Aside from starring in the film, J.Lo is also producing it alongside Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, and Julie Yorn. There are also...
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5 Latinx Superheroes Your Kids Should Know About

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Do you remember seeing superheroes that looked like you growing up? I definitely don’t. Halle Berry as Storm in the X-Men franchise and then as Catwoman, are the closest I can remember. Halle’s not Latinx, but she’s brown so that...