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Robert Rodriguez

This Inspiring Speech Will Make You Proud To Be American

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.15.2014 | Latino Voices

When director Robert Rodriguez’s older sister when to New York to pursue an acting career, she sent back saddening news. As a Hispanic, she was havi...

'Sin City' Co-Director Remembers Brittany Murphy

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment

Nearly a full decade after the release of "Sin City," the film's sequel, "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For," arrives in theaters on Friday. And no one is ...

Hispanics Seeking Hispanics at the Movies?

Stephen Palacios | Posted 08.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Stephen Palacios

Will more Hispanics go to the movies if more Hispanics star in movies?

Jessica Alba Goes Crazy With Scissors In 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' Clip

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes we all go a little crazy, but hopefully not with scissors in our hands. In a new clip from "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For," Jessica Alba r...

Walking Dead Master Greg Nicotero Bites Into From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series

Aaron Sagers | Posted 07.02.2014 | TV
Aaron Sagers

From The Walking Dead to undead, Greg Nicotero is sinking his teeth back into the vampire world after living amongst the zombie horde.

Robert Rodriguez "Sin City 2" In 3D And "From Dusk Till Dawn" At SXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez discusses the upcoming sequel to the comic book favorite, "Sin City," and what excited him about shooting "Sin City: A D...

Screams to Stream: New Horror Web Series

Jill Di Donato | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jill Di Donato

It's the season for macabre. Horror has come a long way, baby. Whether in movie theaters, on TV, and now streaming from computers as webisodes, audiences just want to be scared.

Interview: Danny Trejo on Machete Kills, Life After Prison, and Working With Robert Rodriguez

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Danny Trejo has a real life story that's at least as interesting as the many hard-bitten heroes and villains he's played. After spending much of his early life in and out of prison, he found a renewed focus in the film industry. I recently had a chance to talk to the iconic actor.

Robert Rodriguez Reveals His Favorite Cult Classics

Blogamole | Michael Lopez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez There is no denying that Robert Rodriguez adds a special touch to all of his movies. And this week, he opened up about the s...

'Machete Kills' Comes Up Dull

AP | ANDREW M. BARKER | Posted 10.10.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" is a sequel based on an end-credits joke from a film that was itself based on a...

Robert Rodriguez, Alexa Vega and Danny Trejo talk "Machete Kills"

NBC Latino | Feliciano Garcia | Posted 10.02.2013 | Latino Voices

On this special episode of Cafecito, we’re in Austin, Texas at the premiere of “Machete Kills” with director Robert Rodriguez and actors Danny T...

Latino Heros MIA From Hollywood

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 06.20.2013 | Latino Voices

Antonio Banderas was talking to reporters on a Hollywood red carpet when his first Zorro film premiered in 1998, and he looked stunned when he was tol...

Star-Studded Project Gets Delayed

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Fans of stylized Frank Miller films will be disappointed to know that another of the author's anticipated sequels, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," has...

Rosario Dawson Teases 'Sin City 2' With Hot 'Do

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to ...

Latino James Bond Is Coming

VOXXI` | Jonathan Munoz | Posted 06.09.2013 | Latino Voices

The British Secret Service agent and international playboy James Bond will getting a Latino makeover in a new series produced by El Rey, the new cable...

WATCH: Robert Rodriguez Puts Latina Aliens In Harm's Way

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Has director Robert Rodriguez made a sci-fi parable about undocumented Hispanics? His short "Two Scoops" hit the Internet recently (watch above), w...

Not So Fast, Charlie Sheen

Chon A. Noriega | Posted 08.07.2013 | Latino Voices
Chon A. Noriega

In the Robert Rodriguez action sequel Machete Kills opening in September, Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has reverted to his original "Hispanic" name in the credits: Carlos Estevez. Sorry Charlie, but there are rules here.

NYC Assemblyman Arrested For DWI

| Posted 06.06.2013 | New York

By Jeff Mays HARLEM — East Harlem Assemblymen Robert Rodriguez was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after refusing a breathaly...

The Year's Most Ridiculous Movie

Posted 05.30.2013 | Entertainment

"Machete Kills," Robert Rodriguez' sequel to "Machete," is a real movie and this is its real cast: Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Mel Gibson,...

Univision Joins Forces With Robert Rodriguez

AP | Posted 07.14.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK — Univision Communications said Tuesday that it is pairing with filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on the English-language El Rey television ne...

Movie Review: Aftershock

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Aftershock is competently made and effective at making you squirm. That's as much praise as I'm willing to dish out.

17 Directors Who Owe Us Apologies For Their Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

Michael Bay isn't shy about admitting a mistake. Well, sort of. Back in 2011, the blockbuster director told Empire magazine that the 2007-2008 writ...

Alex Ruiz: Spaghetti Western Mexican-Americana Mariachi Rockers

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Music for Alex Ruiz comes natural and effortless, and lately he has been putting his heart, soul and personal experiences into the new music. He enjoys sharing his music, and the new music he writes about has much to do with the space we fill in-between in our day-to-day lives.

Danny Trejo Will Kill You in a Movie if You Donate to This Kickstarter Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.

Robert Rodriguez Jr. Emphasizes the Photographic Journey

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.14.2013 | Latino Voices
Ramon Nuez

To say that Robert is a photographer is a poor description. He is an inspiration -- who takes his love of landscape photography and infuses that with his love of helping others reach their individual photographic goals.