Disney this week announced that they created their first ever Latina Princess and her name will be Princess Elena of Avalor. Here’s the catch, she will only exist as part of the Disney Junior cable TV world and not in film which is where the mainstream masses could really have felt her presence. To keep her ensconced from broad platforms such as the movie arena, unlike the African-American Princess in 2009’s The Princess and the Frog, is something that should have all Hispanics pondering on why the decision of relegating her to the whims of 2-7 year olds? Did things not work out with the diverse Princesses concept in film?Read More
Movies, unlike TV, has been very slow to embrace diversity in Hollywood. Several studies show how low numbers account for a lack of multicultural stars in front of the camera and behind it, particularly for Hispanic talent. Nevertheless, every year these numbers are slowly improving. There is still a lot of work to do, but we here at ShowBizCafe.com, have decided then to highlight every single Hispanic movie being released in 2015.Read More
The new trailer of the reboot of 20th Century Fox’s Fantastic Four just dropped starring Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. It will be directed by Josh Trank and it’s evident by the trailer that they’re going full blown origin story on it. Fox is doing this new version independent of Marvel Studios. What does that mean? You know exactly what that means. Fantastic Four will be in theaters August 7, 2015, in 3D.Read More
It was a big morning for the 87th edition of the Oscars. BIRDMAN amassed the most amount of nominations with 9, as well as the artistic comedy THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL. I’ve been predicting big for THE IMITATION GAME and it came in huge with 8 nominations, but the big surprise came with AMERICAN SNIPER with 6 nods as well as BOYHOOD with 6. But no bigger pleasure is the small indie that could – WHIPLASH received a whopping 5 nominations. Read More
The second trailer of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron just dropped and it shows some new footage, introduces a new character, plus gives some more development to the plot. Watch it now!Read More
Arguably the most anticipated movie of 2015 is also the most erotically charged. Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
A perfect storm of legacy franchises, reboots of classic films and sequels of popular box-office fare has hit 2015 like a monsoon. Between Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron, James Bond’s Spectre, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and Jurassic World, Hollywood should break all types of box-office records just on these 5 films alone. Take a look at the 43 movies that are must-sees this year. Read More