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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.

LOOK: Sofia Vergara's Breasts Are Shooting Sparks

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Sofia Vergara's turn in Robert Rodriguez' upcoming pulp film "Machete Kills" looks to be quite sexy, if women with firecrackers for breasts are your t...

Two Thumbs Up for Bless Me, Ultima

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
DeeDee Garcia Blase

As a woman, I especially enjoyed the strong matriarch role of Ultima's love and its empowering effect on her grandchildren.

Latinos Are Showing Their Talents At Sundance

Posted 01.24.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Forget Hollywood and New York, right now the world’s greatest film mecca is Park City, Utah. From now until the end of the m...

Movie Review: The Baytown Outlaws

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I kept wanting to dismiss The Baytown Outlaws and it kept yanking me back into it. Again, I emphasize that it has no interest in being a great film, just an entertaining one with a grindhouse ethos.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Next Film Is ...

Posted 01.08.2013 | Entertainment

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has finally landed on his next project. The 31-year-old star will co-headline "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," the highly anticipa...

Lawsuit Against Robert Rodriguez May Torpedo Release Of 'Machete Kills'

NBC Latino | Nina Terrero | Posted 11.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Robert Rodriguez – the famed director behind cult hits like Sin City – knows what audiences want, making the oh-so-hot sequel to 2010’s Machete ...

'Machete Kills' Strangled By Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

"Machete Kills" is being strangled by a new lawsuit. Overnight Productions, owner of the action movie "Machete," has filed a $2 million lawsuit ag...

'Spy Kids' Star Like You've Never Seen Her

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.08.2012 | Entertainment

Alexa Vega was just 13 years old when the Robert Rodriguez film "Spy Kids" was released. Now 24, the young actress is proving that there's life beyond...

Family Evicted After Infant Found Buried In Back Yard

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.11.2012 | Crime

They killed and buried their 17-month-old son behind their home, and then let their other two boys play atop his gruesome grave. The chilling alleg...

17-Month-Old Found Buried In Backyard

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.08.2012 | Crime

An infant was found dead and buried in a Long Island backyard -- and his parents never reported him missing. The body of 17-month-old Justin Kowalc...

LOOK: Lady Gaga's Sexy Movie Poster

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment

Soon to be vamping it up on a movie screen near you: Lady Gaga. Mother Monster has been cast in Robert Rodriguez' "Machete Kills," a film well known f...

Director Robert Rodriguez Talks Moviemaking Outside of Hollywood: The Road Less Traveled (PHOTOS)

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

Robert Rodriguez's commitment to remaining an "outsider" safely distanced from Hollywood has provided him considerable independence, influencing both how he taps into his creativity, as well as how he applies it through the craft of filmmaking.

10 Latino Badasses In Pulp Fiction Movies

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 05.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Latinos have always played a major role in the pulp fiction movie genre. What would "Sin City" have been without hot Latino stars like Jessica Alb...

Mel Gibson May Get Another Chance

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment

Mel Gibson is in the news again, but not because of a terrifying audio recording. According to, the embattled actor is in talks to join "...

NYC Finance, Fashion Merge at Amrita Singh Penthouse

Jim Luce | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jim Luce

As a woman and a jewelry designer, I understand what it means to adorn a woman's body with my pieces," Amrita told me. "Now, I'm working with a larger canvas -- a woman's home -- and there is no better way to engage a woman's soul than to help her adorn her home."

Remembering Frank Frazetta, John Carter and Edgar Rice Burroughs

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

The press was concerned when John Carter hit theaters March 9. For many, the question was "Does the movie live up to the books?" And then the question remained: "Does it live up to the covers of the books?"

Robert Rodriguez Reveals New TV Network Details at SXSW (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is a busy man these days, but he stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge in Austin at SXSW on Monday to talk about his new TV network, his passion for inspiring others and to offer some advice to young filmmakers.

'Stand And Deliver' And 'El Mariachi' Among A Dozen Latino-Related Movies In National Film Registry

Posted 12.30.2011 | Latino Voices

"Stand and Deliver," the 1988 film starring Edward James Olmos in an Oscar-nominated role as East Los Angeles math teacher, and Robert Rodriguez's "El...

HuffPost Review: Hobo With a Shotgun

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Really -- once you had the title and the trailer, why mess with perfection? The brilliance of Hobo with a Shotgun begins and ends with its title and its casting.

A Look Behind The Scenes At Nike Design

Darby Roach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Darby Roach

I was having lunch with a friend at Salty's in Seattle, when Todd, a twenty-something waiter, overheard our conversation about my recent visit to Nike...