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Mexico Touts “Cantinflas” for Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar

Mexico Touts “Cantinflas” for Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar

"Cantinflas," directed by Sebastian del Amo, will represent Mexico in the competion for the Oscar for best foreign-language film, the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences, or AMACC, announced Thursday. continue reading »

Colombia’s Carlos Vives Shows Off Soccer Skills While Performing Greatest Hits

Colombia’s Carlos Vives Shows Off Soccer Skills While Performing Greatest Hits

Colombian singer Carlos Vives wowed his fans in Bogota on the weekend with the second extraordinary concert of his "Mas corazon profundo Tour." continue reading »

Benicio del Toro, Emily Blunt Film “Resolution 6” in Mexico

Benicio del Toro, Emily Blunt Film “Resolution 6” in Mexico

Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro and British actress Emily Blunt filmed several scenes for the movie "Resolution 6" in the city of Nezahualcoyotl, one of the most violent in the central state of Mexico, the producer said. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Admits Zorro is His Favorite Character

Antonio Banderas Admits Zorro is His Favorite Character

If he could play just one of his characters for the rest of his life, Spanish actor Antonio Banderas would choose Zorro, though he admits that the cape and hat generated a lot of heat and it would be almost unbearable to be always wearing them. continue reading »

People en Español Names James Rodriguez the “Sexiest Man” of 2014

People en Español Names James Rodriguez the “Sexiest Man” of 2014

Colombian soccer star James Rodriguez has been named the "sexiest man" of 2014 by People en Español and appears on the cover of the latest issue of that monthly magazine. continue reading »

French Director’s Film Set in Modern-Day Cuba Wins Venice Days Award

French Director’s Film Set in Modern-Day Cuba Wins Venice Days Award

French director Laurent Cantet has taken the Venice Days Award, an independent sidebar of the Venice Film Festival, with his vision of contemporary Cuba in "Return to Ithaca." continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Named Top-Earning Actress For Third Consecutive Year

Sofia Vergara Named Top-Earning Actress For Third Consecutive Year

Colombian-born Sofia Vergara, for the third consecutive year, is the highest-earning television actress in the United States, Forbes magazine said Wednesday. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Says Apple Store Employees Accessed Private Data

Eva Longoria Says Apple Store Employees Accessed Private Data

Actress Eva Longoria charged that employees of an Apple Store accessed her personal data in a case that intensifies the controversy over the hacking of personal online information after the publication on the Internet of racy and intimate photographs of about 100 celebrities. continue reading »

“Cantinflas” Movie Makes Strong Showing in Box Office

“Cantinflas” Movie Makes Strong Showing in Box Office

"Cantinflas", the biopic about Mexican actor Mario Moreno, premiered in the United States with a total box-office of $3.2 million and the highest average number of moviegoers per movie theater that screened it. continue reading »

Guillermo Arriaga’s “Words With Gods” Screens at Venice Film Festival

Guillermo Arriaga’s “Words With Gods” Screens at Venice Film Festival

A wave of spirituality washed over the Venice Film Festival on Saturday with the out-of-competition screening of "Words with Gods," a series of religious-themed short films directed by Mexico's Guillermo Arriaga and eight other filmmakers, including Spain's Alex de la Iglesia and Argentine-born Brazilian Hector Babenco. continue reading »

Carlos Vives, Zoe Saldaña, Pepe Aguilar to Receive Hispanic Heritage Awards

Carlos Vives, Zoe Saldaña, Pepe Aguilar to Receive Hispanic Heritage Awards

Colombian singer Carlos Vives, the American actress of Dominican descent Zoe Saldaña, and Mexican musician Pepe Aguilar will each be honored this year with the prestigious Hispanic Heritage Award, which celebrates the contribution Latinos make to America. continue reading »

Ricky Martin Announces Hope to Add a Baby Girl to His Family

Ricky Martin Announces Hope to Add a Baby Girl to His Family

Ricky Martin, father of 6-year-old twin boys Matteo and Valentino, announced Tuesday that next year he wants to be a father again, but this time of a baby girl. continue reading »

Robert Rodriguez’s Long-Awaited “Sin City” Sequel Hits Theaters

Robert Rodriguez’s Long-Awaited “Sin City” Sequel Hits Theaters

Hispanic filmmaker Robert Rodriguez again worked with graphic novelist Frank Miller to create the long-awaited sequel to "Sin City" (2005) christened "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For." continue reading »

Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert

Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert

The Dominican Republic's CNEPR entertainment and radio commission has banned a concert that U.S. singer Miley Cyrus was scheduled to perform in the nation's capital on Sept. 13. continue reading »

Judge Rules Shakira’s “Loca” was Illegally Copied From Dominican

Judge Rules Shakira’s “Loca” was Illegally Copied From Dominican

A federal judge in New York has ruled that Colombian singer Shakira's 2010 hit "Loca" was illegally copied from a song by Dominican songwriter Ramon Arias Vazquez, whose author rights are owned by Mayimba Music. continue reading »