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Andrea Huswan

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2017/03/31 at 7:46am

Gotham’s Ben McKenzie Shares Thoughts On DC’s Upcoming ‘Justice League’ Movie

03.31.2017 | By |

Superhero television shows are all the craze right now. Take for example all four of Netflix/Marvel shows, ABC’s Agents of SHIELD, The CW’s Supergirl and The Flash, NBC’s Powerless, FX’s Legion, and Fox’s upcoming X-Men series. But so far, Fox’s other superhero show, Gotham, set in the Batman universe and halfway through season 3, is the show that fans are truly going crazy for. ShowBizCafe was invited to a special private screening of the spring season premiere with the cast at the Whitby Hotel in New York City. It was followed by Q&A with members of the ensemble and a pre and post cocktail reception. We were lucky enough to sit down with not just with star Ben McKenzie who plays the young Commissioner, but with other well-known actors in the series as well. Our Q&A below… Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/03/27 at 3:20pm

This Week In Movies: ‘Ghost In The Shell,’ ‘The Boss Baby’

03.27.2017 | By |

It is a very feeble week for movies. There are only five films releasing this week. That is a head-scratcher and perhaps one of the few times that five films come out in a single week. Nevertheless, Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell is the biggest release this weekend. It has the star power, the budget and the distribution release. It comes with some controversy though (whitewashing is mentioned), but it does look fun! Enjoy the trailers and listen to our podcast for our in-depth reviews of this week’s releases and more! Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/03/25 at 10:22am

The New ‘Justice League’ Trailer Is Here!

03.25.2017 | By |

The second trailer for Warner Bros. and DC’s Justice League trailer is here and is beginning to become more credible with each footage that is released. Still no sign of Superman which I’m assuming will be the BIG reveal within the movie. Though Amy Adam’s Lois Lane does make a quick cameo. What do you guys think so far of the trailer? Will you go see it or are you done with DC and their disappointments? Leave comments below.

Jack Rico

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2017/03/21 at 9:51am

What To See This Weekend On Demand: ‘Catfight,’ ’20 Feet From Stardom’

03.21.2017 | By |

If you’re a movie buff, which I know some of you are, you should really watch this 30m show on NY1 called – Talking Pictures On Demand. I was a guest for the 7th time and it really breaks down with a fine tooth comb the new releases and movies that are currently “on demand”. Click video above to have a look!

Jack Rico

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2017/03/20 at 11:14am

This Week In Movies: ‘Power Rangers,’ ‘Life,’ ‘CHiPs,’ ‘Wilson’

03.20.2017 | By |

Spring is in the air and Hollywood is beginning to show its flair for the visual spectacle. Two films coming out this week offer some of that eye-candy many moviegoers such as: ‘Life’ and ‘Power Rangers’. Also, Latinos are making their presence felt this week with Michael Peña in ‘CHiPs’, Daniel Espinosa directing in ‘Life’ and Becky G making her film debut in ‘Power Rangers’. Enjoy the trailers and listen to our podcast for our in-depth reviews of this week’s releases and more! Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/03/18 at 9:36am

‘The Highly Relevant Podcast’: “Betting On Zero” and Herbalife’s Latino Exploitation

03.18.2017 | By |

Thank you for listening to episode 24 of the ‘Highly Relevant Podcast’ which you can now subscribe to on the player above ⬆️  or via the Revolver Podcast network. This week, an important new documentary called “Betting On Zero” hits theaters and it centers on the alleged pyramid scheming of the nutrition company Herbalife. It also chronicles in detail how Latinos have been exploited by Herbalife as well. Ted Braun, the director of the film and Latina activist Julie Contreras also a part of the film, join me to discuss the film’s central premise and the financial ramifications Herbalife’s sketchy business dealings have had on the Hispanic community. Please share, subscribe and leave a review. Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/03/15 at 1:47pm

‘Coco’ Trailer: Here’s The First Look At Pixar’s First Latin-Themed Animated Movie!

03.15.2017 | By |

Synopsis: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”). Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.

Jack Rico

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2017/03/13 at 8:18pm

This Week In Movies: ‘The Belko Experiment,’ ‘Beauty & The Beast,’ ‘Betting On Zero’

03.13.2017 | By |

It’s the middle of March and so far, 2017 has offered some terrific fare such as Get Out and Logan. But this week, the quality isn’t as robust as previous weeks. The stellar films to see this week are The Belko Experiment, BlueBeard and Betting Zero. One has a very thrilling ride of a concept that includes Bogotá, Colombia, the other, a Korean thriller that looks fascinating, and the last, a superlative work on investigative journalism that is sure to gouge the eyes of Herbalife. Enjoy the trailers and Listen to our podcast for our in-depth reviews of this week’s releases and more.  Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/03/05 at 11:56am

Episode 22 – Jose Diaz-Balart on Trump, Hispanic Media and Immigration, Singer Tommy Torres on Latino Crossovers, ‘Logan’ Movie Review

03.5.2017 | By |

Thank you for downloading episode 22 of the Highly Relevant Podcast! This week, I interview Tommy Torres, a former Ricky Martin producer turned singer, who for the first-time ever, revealed to me why he and other Latin musicians fear crossing-over into the English-language mainstream. We also chat with the premiere Hispanic news anchor in our country – Telemundo and NBC’s Jose Diaz-Balart – who was invited to the private Donald Trump meeting with network anchors and reveals to us never-before heard details on the meeting and what he said to Trump himself. That plus my film review of Marvel’s new Wolverine film…LOGAN. Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/03/02 at 11:10am

Kate Del Castillo Makes Her Return To The Small Screen In Netflix’s ‘Ingobernable’

03.2.2017 | By |

On March 24, Netflix will launch the first season of the anticipated Mexican original series, Ingobernable. The thriller and drama series will debut at 12am and feature a total of 15 episodes that will tell the story of a Mexican Presidential family and how in a matter of seconds everything can change. Kate del Castillo (Emilia Urquiza) and Erik Hayser (Diego Nava) portray the First Lady and President of Mexico. Emilia Urquiza, is the First Lady of Mexico with big plans to improve conditions for the country through her commitment to fighting for peace. As Emilia starts to lose faith in her husband, President Diego Nava, she finds herself at a crossroad where she will need to find a way to deal with a great challenge and uncover the truth. Emilia is a woman with a strong personality, conviction and clear ideas that make her capable of doing anything: making a president, leaving a president and killing a president. Read More

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