A Theater Near You is Remezcla’s guide to awesome Latin movies for the lazy and broke; you can watch these all at home. Written and directed by Peter Bratt and starring Benjamin Bratt, La Mission tells the story of Che, an old school O.G. cholo who has reformed his bad boy ways and spends his free time working on his lowrider. Life is good for Che and his son Jesse (Jeremy Ray Valdez), except for one thing. Jesse has a big secret: he’s gay, and he knows his O.G. dad will never accept it.
Latinos don’t get nominated for Academy Awards very often. Surprised? Yeah, me either. Like everything else, the Academy tends to favor white males. But this year proved to be better than usual for Latinos. So, what are their chances at winning? Here’s a list of this year’s Latino nominees and their chances of taking home an Oscar.
A Theater Near You is Remezcla’s guide to awesome Latin movies for the lazy and broke; you can watch these all at home. Adrián Biniez, a first-time director, has created a romantic comedy unlike any you’ve seen before. With it’s subdued humor, melancholic pace, and minimalist dialogue Gigante is like the emo cousin of the Meg Ryan/Jennifer Aniston romantic comedies you are used to.