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Calendar Feedback: Diving into Hollywood’s Latino culture gap

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
Your overview in Sunday’s Calendar of Latin characters in Hollywood movies [“Maid in Hollywood ... In addition, there was a familiar movie quote in 1948’s “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” when Mexican actor Alfonso Bedoya famously said.
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Letters to the Editor: A leader who rules with mob-like paranoia and chaos — Putin or Trump?

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
Columnist Jonah Goldberg describes Russian President Vladimir Putin as a cross between a conventional mob boss, a James Bond movie villain and a Latin American strongman who has remained in power for decades by intimidating domestic opposition, keeping Russian society in a ...
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'I'm disappointed in myself': Rita Moreno, 89, backtracks on her defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda over ...

The Daily Mail 17 Jun 2021
Rita Moreno is backtracking on her highly-publicized defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda after he was accused of sidelining Afro-Latinx actors in his movie In The Heights ... 'While making a statement in defense of Lin Manuel Miranda on the Colbert Show last night, I was clearly dismissive of black lives that matter in our Latin community.'.
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Rita Moreno apologizes for 'dismissive' remarks about 'In the Heights' casting

The Hill 17 Jun 2021
Moreno said on Twitter that she is sorry for remarks she made during an interview on “The Late Show” Tuesday night, defending Miranda amid criticism that the movie lacks sufficient representation of dark-skinned Afro-Latino people ... that matter in our Latin community,” she tweeted.
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On Stage: Local stages set to be dominated by music in near future

Leesburg Daily Commercial 17 Jun 2021
It’s a weekend of toe-tapping music from jazz and movie tunes to country. The LCO Chamber Pops Orchestra takes over the Living Drama Theatre in Eustis Saturday with music for all ages ... Have a toe-tapping, booty-shaking, head-bobbing good time with all your favorite jazz, big band, swing, classical, chamber, cabaret, Latin and movie pop tunes ... .
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Film Shorts // June 16-22, 2021

Fort Worth Weekly 17 Jun 2021
The big tracking shots by director Michael Chaves (who did the bad, English-language movie about La Llorona) are just empty stylistic flourishes here, and the attempts to hang the series on Ed and Lorraine’s matrimonial bond are limp at best ... Demon Slayer the Movie ... Dream Horse (PG) Too much like other sports movies.
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Loki episode 2: Fans freak out over Tom Hiddleston’s Latin monologue: ‘God of Mischief at his finest’

Metro UK 16 Jun 2021
Loki’s Latin stirred fans into a frenzy (Picture ... And historically accurate, Classical/pronuntiatio restituta Latin, no less ... tom hiddleston pronounces the v as w thank you tom for the bare minimum 🙏 the amount of movies i’ve seen where the actors don’t know basic latin pronunciation— fulvia ☤ (@defendersbruce) June 16, 2021.
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After Wrapping On Shotgun Wedding, Jennifer Lopez Has Boarded A New Netflix Movie

Cinema Blend 16 Jun 2021
Both Marry Me and Shotgun Wedding are slated for 2022 releases, with the latter movie having finished filming back in April. Additionally, Lopez recently signed a first-look deal with Netflix, and a new movie part of that slate for the streaming service has been announced ... Related The 10 Best Jennifer Lopez Movies, Ranked.
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'In the Heights' reignites long-standing conversations about colorism in the Latinx community

CNN 16 Jun 2021
Hollywood's Latin ambitions hit new heights. But as much as she loved the movie, Chapman couldn't help feeling like "the ball was dropped" in casting its leads ... "I'm trying to hold space for both the incredible pride in the movie we made and be accountable for our shortcomings," he wrote.
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Review: Everybody deserves better than the dreadful sequel ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’

The Los Angeles Times 15 Jun 2021
I’m so sorry ... Then again, “too much” tends to be a trend with these movies ... Advertisement. Samuel L. Jackson, from left, Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds in the movie “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.” ... Who knows ... Rated ... Movies ... Movies ... Movies ... Movies ... Latest Movies. Movies ... Movies ... Movies ... Movies ... Latinos and Latin American markets. Movies ... Movies.
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In The Heights: Hollywood overlooks Latinx talent – can Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical change that?

The Guardian 14 Jun 2021
Latin American actors account for just 4.5% of speaking roles in the top Hollywood movies of the past decade ... Latin Americans account for 18% of the US population ...
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Fans of ‘Finding Nemo’ are going crazy over dark movie theory

New York Post 14 Jun 2021
“The word ‘nemo’ in Latin means “no one,” they explained ... While it’s true that “Nemo” in Latin translates to “no one,” the name could have also been chosen to highlight the fact that Nemo was missing for a large portion of the movie. .
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Ned Beatty, indelible in ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Network,’ dies at 83

The Los Angeles Times 14 Jun 2021
The rape scene in which Trippe is brutalized became the most memorable in the movie and established Beatty as an actor whose name moviegoers may not have known but whose face they always recognized ... His three-minute monologue ranks among the greatest in movies ... Between movies, Beatty worked often in TV and theater ... Movies ... Movies ... Movies ... Movies ... Movies.
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First Thing: Biden in Brussels in big week for US diplomacy

The Observer 14 Jun 2021
Latin American actors accounted for only 4.5% of speaking roles in top Hollywood movies of the past decade. And, of the top 100 movies of 2019, 44 did not have any Latinx characters with dialogue, while only a handful of Latinx actors have ever received Oscar nominations (only six of which have won).
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