Remezcla readers love to take in culture, but don’t always have the cash for tickets. That’s where we come in. A Theater Near You is Remezcla’s guide to awesome Latin movies for the lazy and broke; you can watch these all at home (because sabemos que son flojos). This is the first installment. Ilich Ramírez Sánchez better known as Carlos ‘el Chacal’ (the Jackal) was infamous in the seventies and eighties for his globe-trotting crimes. The native Venezolano was a terrorist to some and a revolutionary hero to others. He is the subject of the epic 5 1/2 hour mini-series Carlos.
We here at Remezcla know that our readers have much more refined tastes than mainstream America and aren’t watching Hollywood blockbusters. Just kidding! Wasn’t Fast Five awesome? Since we know it’s sometimes hard to make it out to the art house, here is our list of the Top Eleven Latino Films of 2011 That You Probably Didn’t See But Should.