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Jack Rico

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2018/01/12 at 8:42pm

PODCAST: “Coco’s” Director Lee Unkrich Hints At More Pixar Multicultural Films, Oscar Talk with Clayton Davis, 2018’s Most Anticipated TV & Movies


We’re starting 2018 off on the right foot with perhaps the most influential people in animation with Pixar’s COCO director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson who join us straight from their Golden Globe win and the first Golden Globe award for a Latino-themed animated film. We discuss why it took so long for Pixar to make a Latino film and if its financial and award acclaim will spawn off more multicultural animated films. Read More

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2017/11/23 at 1:36pm

The Latino Significance of Pixar’s ‘Coco’

Coco,” the 19th film from Pixar, is a return to form for the stumbling animation company which has re-found its footing with its colorful characters, striking vivid cinematography and a heartwarming story of family and tradition. Set in Mexico, a young boy (Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming a musician just like his great-great-grandfather Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). But when his family prohibits him from playing music, he finds himself magically transported to the Land of the Dead on Dia de los Muertos meeting his past relatives and discovering a deeper connection to himself and to his family’s history. Read More

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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!

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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2016/09/19 at 9:19am

This Week In Movies: ‘The Magnificent 7,’ ‘Storks,’ ‘Queen Of Katwe’

It’s been a while since I’ve done these, but we’re back on track. It’s mid-September, past Labor Day and you know what that means… it’s Oscar season time. The Fall Preview of films is really Oscar films testing the waters. TFF was the kickoff and the NYFF starts next week. Also, this week we see more female directors taking charge. Get ready for the next couple of months! Read More

Jack Rico

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2015/01/06 at 8:14pm

Paddington (Movie Review)

The “1-4-0″: #Paddington means well. It’s an animated film full of inventiveness and charm, regrettably, it’s very predictable and not narratively compelling enough. Read More

Jack Rico

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2014/02/07 at 12:25am

The Lego Movie (Movie Review)

The “1-4-0″: @TheLEGOMovie is a kids film on the surface, but adults will enjoy it more. It’s creative and hilarious with a surprising family warmth! Read More

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2013/11/27 at 1:53pm

Frozen (Movie Review)

The “1-4-0″: #Frozen is one of the better animated films of the year. It’s a throwback to the Disney musical animations of the 90’s like Aladdin, but in 3D and with great CGI. Read More

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2013/10/31 at 7:22pm

5 Animated Halloween Movies For Kids

It’s the season to trick r’ treat and to bump into ghouls and ghosts on the streets. It’s Halloween today and many adults are looking for movies that will scare them off their socks. But many adults have kids and can’t enjoy these movies with them because, hey, “The Exorcist” scarred me for life when I was 7 too! That’s why I’ve compiled five animated halloween films safe for the whole family. Read More

Jack Rico

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2013/08/08 at 1:23pm

The 9 Best Movies To See This August!

August is here and summer is almost gone. Have you seen anything worthwhile lately at the movies? No clue of what to go see? Do not worry my cinematic cinephiles, we have sifted through all the irrelevant movies and are leaving you with an interesting array of films for all your tastes. From Wong Kar-Wai to Neill Blomkamp even animation like Disney’s “Planes,” our 9 Best Movies To See This August list is sure to make your life a little easier. Read More

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2013/06/29 at 10:19am

Benjamin Bratt: New Trailer and Pics from ‘Despicable Me 2’

Universal Pictures just sent me Benjamin Bratt‘s personal presentation of the new Hispanic trailer for Despicable Me 2. It highlights the Latino villain… “El Macho,” who like Superman, has an alter-ego named Eduardo, a warm, charming and flirty owner of the popular Salsa & Salsa restaurant whose passionate Latin dancing causes women to swoon. Read More

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