Indie Film Guide

One to Watch: 5 Facts About Latina Newcomer Gina Rodriguez

By: Elisa Osegueda on October 29, 2013 at 10:29AM Comments

We caught up with the actress to talk about life after Filly Brown, her insecurities, physical comedy and her biggest learning lesson to date.


Spoiled Mexican Kids Get Rude Awakening in 'Nosotros Los Nobles' Exclusive Featurette

By: Elisa Osegueda on October 14, 2013 at 2:30PM Comments

Go behind the scenes of Mexico's number-one hit comedy Nosotros Los Nobles in this exclusive featurette.


'Pulling Strings' Giveaway: Win a Signed Mariachi Guitar by Jaime Camil and Omar Chaparro

By: Elisa Osegueda on October 3, 2013 at 12:00PM Comments (49)

In celebration of the release of Pulling Strings we are giving away two mariachi guitars signed by Jaime Camil and Omar Chaparro.


Win Tickets to a Private Screening of Jaime Camil's 'Pulling Strings'

By: Elisa Osegueda on September 25, 2013 at 4:24PM Comments (24)

Thanks to Pantelion Films, we have five pairs of tickets to give away to screenings in Los Angeles, New York and Houston.


Exclusive: 'Pulling Strings' Trailer Features Jaime Camil As a Sexy Mariachi Singer

By: Elisa Osegueda on August 9, 2013 at 6:02AM Comments

Mexican actor Jaime Camil shows off this singing skills in his first English-language feature film, Pulling Strings.


Cine Latino: ¡Que viva México! 8 Things You Should Know About Cinco de Mayo

By: Elisa Osegueda on May 1, 2013 at 4:49PM Comments

We're only a few days away from Cinco de Mayo but before you indulge in margaritas and all-you-can-eat tacos and guacamole, here are a few fun facts on what you're really celebrating on May 5th.


Cine Latino: Sofia Vergara vs. Salma Hayek? Plus, Win Tickets to the 'Cinco de Mayo' Premiere

By: Elisa Osegueda on April 24, 2013 at 2:45PM Comments (3)

Our friends over at Fandango Cine are currently running a poll asking who the best Latina actress in Hollywood is. Who do you think is winning, and should she be? Plus, win tickets to the Los Angeles premiere of Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla.


Cine Latino: 10 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Place Beyond the Pines' Star Eva Mendes

By: Elisa Osegueda on March 27, 2013 at 5:51PM Comments

This weekend Eva Mendes returns to the big screen with a meatier role alongside Bradley Cooper and real-life boyfriend Ryan Gosling in The Place Beyond the Pines. Directed by Derek Cianfrance, the drama explores the unbreakable bond between a father and a son. In celebration of the film, we compiled a few fun facts on the gorgeous Eva Mendes.


Cine Latino: Viggo Mortensen, on 'Everybody Has a Plan', 'Two Faces of January' and His Own Favorite Film

By: Elisa Osegueda on March 20, 2013 at 5:53PM Comments

Viggo Mortensen returns to the big screen this week, causing double the trouble playing twins in his fourth Spanish language film, Todos Tenemos Un Plan (Everybody Has a Plan). We got to chat with Mortensen about who he would pick as his real-life twin brother, what it was like to revisit Argentina where he grew up, and his upcoming film The Two Faces of January.


Cine Latino: Director Juan Solanas, on the Challenges of Making the Alternate-Universe Romance 'Upside Down'

By: Elisa Osegueda on March 13, 2013 at 6:19PM Comments

Kirsten Dunst's latest indie project, Upside Down, is a feast for the eyes. The sci-fi-fantasy-drama follows a young man's search for the long-lost girl of his dreams. Helming the project is Argentinian director Juan Solanas, who told us how creating a dual-gravity world proved to be his biggest challenge.


Cine Latino: La Virgen de Guadalupe Takes Center Stage in 'Hecho en Mexico' (Exclusive Clip), Plus Win Tickets to the Premiere

By: Elisa Osegueda on November 23, 2012 at 11:18AM Comments (10)

Thanks to our friends at Pantelion Films, we are happy to share with you this exclusive clip for Hecho en Mexico. The clip touches on the cultural and religious impact of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico. Plus, win tickets to the Los Angeles premiere of Hecho en Mexico...


Cine Latino: The Latest on 'Machete Kills', 'Skyfall' and 'End of Watch' (Photos)

By: Elisa Osegueda on August 3, 2012 at 2:31PM Comments

Returning to the Machete cast is Jessica Alba as Sartana. The mother of two eagerly shared a few behind the scenes photos while on set via her Facebook. In case you haven't been able to keep up with the films casting announcements, here's the latest roster: Alexa Vega, Amber Heard, Sofía Vergara, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba, Vanessa Hudgens, Charlie Sheen...


LAFF Doc Profile: Five Things You Should Know about Anayansi Prado and Her Latest Film 'Paraiso for Sale'

By: Elisa Osegueda on June 22, 2011 at 4:04PM Comments

Anayansi PradoDirector Anayansi Prado is presenting her third film Paraiso for Sale at the Los Angeles Film Festival. She returns to her homeland of Panama to document the effects of a fast-growing migration in Bocas del Toro...


LAFF Sighting: 'Twilight' Stars Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner Support Chris Weitz’s Latest Film 'A Better Life'

By: Elisa Osegueda on June 22, 2011 at 1:08PM Comments (1)

Ah, nothing like a friendly date night. KStew and Lautner made a red carpet appearance at the Los Angeles Film Festival premiere of A Better Life Tuesday night. The film is Chris Weitz’s latest project...


The Los Angeles Film Festival at a Glance

By: Elisa Osegueda on June 16, 2011 at 10:49AM Comments (2)

Increasing in popularity every year, the Los Angeles Film Festival, now in its seventeenth edition, has become a prominent hub for filmmakers and film lovers. The two week event begins today...