Tag: Robert Rodriguez

Most Influential Hispanic: Director Robert Rodriguez

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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….

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

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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,….

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

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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….

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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….

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Lucha Libre To Put U.S. Television In Headlock

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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….

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Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck: “Desperado”

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October 10, 2013 

Marty McFly and Doc Brown had the Delorean to go travel through time; We have the Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck. Every week, we’ll hop in our time traveling machine, gun it to 88 MPH, and go back in time to bring you the best from the good ol’ days. Will it be a clip from an old telenovela? An old school music video? Stick around and find out!

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5 Ideas For “Machete” Sequels

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October 09, 2013 

Machete Kills comes out on Friday and I can’t wait to see what hilarious hijinks old Machete gets into this time. Rodriguez is supposed to be making it a trilogy, but I say why stop there? Machete can be a Latino James Bond and have an infinite amount of adventures. There have been 26 Bond….

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The Ladies Of “Machete Kills”

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October 08, 2013 

Machete Kills opens this Friday and we here at Tu Vez cannot friggin’ wait. The first Machete was a masterpiece of violence, comedy, and Steven Seagal’s bad Mexican accent, (“Ehhh, pendejo”). Danny Trejo is, of course, a badass and will be up there with Stallone and Schwarzenegger as one of the great action heroes. But,….

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Five Shows We’d Like To See On Robert Rodriguez’s New Cable Network

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February 28, 2012 

It was announced last week that Comcast give Robert Rodriguez his own cable channel to target the young Latino demographic. Because we’re experts on the subject, here are five shows RobRod should make.

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Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck: El Mariachi

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March 16, 2011 

Marty McFly and Doc Brown had the Delorean to go travel through time; We have the Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck. Every week, we’ll hop in our time traveling machine, gun it to 88 MPH, and go back in time to bring you the best from the good ol’ days. Will it be a clip from….

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