Tag: Movies

Latinos Are The Least Represented Group In Hollywood

August 06, 2014 

A recent study conducted by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School found that Latinos are the least represented group in Hollywood movies. A scant 4.9% of actors in major Hollywood films are Latino as compared to 74% being White. This is also in spite of the fact that Latinos buy 25% of all movie….


Latinos Go To The Movies More But Are Underrepresented Onscreen

Grind House
November 13, 2013 

Latinos love to go to the movies. In fact, Latinos go to the cinema more than Whites, Blacks, or Asians. And yet they are the most underrepresented onscreen. A recent study from the University of Southern California finds that Latinos average about 9 movies a year where as your average White moviegoer may only go….


Michael Peña To Play Cesar Chavez In Biopic

March 07, 2012 

Variety is reporting that Mexican-American actor Michael Peña has been cast to play labor movement icon Cesar Chavez in a biopic directed by Mexican actor (and sometimes filmmaker) Diego Luna.


Mel Gibson in Mexican Gun Fight With “Get The Gringo”

US actor Mel Gibson speaks during the TV broadcast show "Le Grand Jou
February 01, 2012 

Considering that Mel Gibson hasn’t had the greatest track record when it comes to race relations, we were a bit skeptical when we heard about his upcoming movie set in Mexico: Get the Gringo.


Brett Ratner Is A Horrible Person That Needs To Give His Latino Card Back

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November 07, 2011 

Yes, part of this post is in response to the homophobic comment Brett Ratner made at a Q&A following a screening of his latest feces-on-celluloid , Tower Heist). More than that though, I’m taking time from my busy schedule of wearing sweatpants to start a campaign to revoke Brett Ratner’s Latino card.