With the academy awards coming up, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver tackles Hollywood whitewashing in a humorous yet unflinching way. The focus of the video is self-explanatory, but this whole idea that there aren’t enough good roles for people of color is utter balderdash. Even when roles do exist, they still can be played by white actors. Just ask Emma Stone. Her portrayal of a half-Asian woman in Aloha is perhaps the most egregious act of whitewashing in the modern era.Read More
Let the binging begin on March 4, 2016! It’s that time of the year again when ‘House Of Cards’ comes to Netflix and all us terrestrials hide in our homes for 2 or 3 days, ordering food on our phone apps with our PJ’s on. That armpit stench starts to get outta hand and right there and then you know it’s time to hit pause on your remote – or joystick – and take a hot shower.Read More
Jencarlos Canela and Prince Royce in Fox’s ‘The Passion’
Jencarlos Canela, known mostly for his Spanish-language work on Telemundo, Univision and who is currently in the studio working on his English album debut, has been cast in the role of Jesus Christ in THE PASSION, a live two-hour epic musical event airing in New Orleans on Palm Sunday, March 20 on FOX. Also, bachata singer turned pop singer Prince Royce will be playing the disciple Peter. Joining them are singer Chris Daughtry as Judas and Trisha Yearwood as Mary, the mother of Jesus.Read More
Now that Netflix is available throughout the whole world, ex-pats (wherever you may be) will be able to see Fuller House, the follow-up to the 1987 Full House which was a popular television hit, until its last show in 1995. The young tween girl cast from the show have certainly filled out and grown up, as well as the adults who look almost cryogenically frozen for the last 20 years. Take a look at the photos and see for yourself. Read More
En nuestro nuevo segmento de cine, Viernes de Estrenos, yo hago el único segmento de críticas de películas en español de la televisión hispana por Telemundo Nueva York. Aquí recomiendo que ver de los nuevos estrenos de la semana sin pelos en la lengua. Si es mala, la apabullo. Si es buena le digo las razones porqué para que usted se sienta que su dinero y tiempo estén bien invertido. Esta semana, crítico las siguientes películas: ‘Bridge of Spies’ ‘Truth’ ‘Crimson Peak’.
Today, BBC AMERICA released a first look video clip from the upcoming Doctor Who episode The Girl Who Died, starring Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams. The new episode premieres this Saturday, October 17, 9:00pm ET on BBC AMERICA.Read More
Doctor Who has been a staple of British culture for well over fifty years. First premiering in 1963, the show had something of cult following here in the United States during its original run. Since returning to the air in 2005, it’s become an international hit. Currently in its Ninth Season (Or Thirty-Fifth, depending on your measure) the series follows the adventures of the 12th Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman).Read More