Tag: Robert Rodriguez

Most Influential Hispanic: Director Robert Rodriguez

September 09, 2014 

Robert Rodriguez has become Hollywood’s most influential Hispanic by putting Latinos in top roles and broadening the definition of what a Latino role is. “Hollywood didn’t have parts for Jennifer Lopez or Salma Hayek 10 years ago,” says Rodriguez, whose Spy Kids trilogy, with Latino superheroes played by Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino, changed all….


Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Airs On El Rey

March 12, 2014 

The original From Dusk Till Dawn movie, which was released 18 years ago, was never really a hit with critics, however it became a cult hit with Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino fans. And it’s not hard to see why. The movie featured things we all love: Salma Hayek table dancing, Salma Hayek in a bikini,….


Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For Trailer Finally Released

March 07, 2014 

I saw the original Sin City in the theater, which was great because I got to watch disgusted moviegoers get up and leave as the carnage unfolded on the screen. Hey, the movie wasn’t for everyone. If you could get past the ultra-violence of the original Sin City, you were rewarded with a movie that….


Super Bowl XLVIII Advertisements Valued At 4 Million Dollars

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January 30, 2014 

Super Bowl Sunday is the one day of the year when we put aside our hatred of television commercials and give them near god-like status. And for good reason. Even if you do not have a dog in the fight, advertisers know you’ll be watching the game. And at a price tag of four million….


Lucha Libre To Put U.S. Television In Headlock

January 14, 2014 

Mark Burnett, producer of reality television juggernauts The Voice and Survivor, is bringing Lucha Libre AAA to U.S. audiences later this year. The show will air on Robert Rodriguez’s fledgling El Rey network, which is aimed at English speaking Latino audiences. I haven’t been this excited to watch a threesome unfold since, well, never. This….