Understanding what is happening in Gaza today may not be too complicated. After decades of Israeli invasion, the last bastion of the Palestinian people is disappearing before our eyes. Since October 7, 2023, Israeli forces have killed nearly 25,000 people, and approximately two million Gazans have been internally displaced. As the tragedy continues and amid […]
During the warm summer days, we heard about The Summer I Turned Pretty, but winter is here and so now it’s time for now for My Life With The Walter Boys to get all the attention. The new Netflix series is more than a teen drama with a love triangle. It’s based on the book […]
Don’t let anyone tell you Latinx people don’t make films. We do – and every year there’s a bevy of movies starring, directed, and centering people at Sundance. Do we then get invited to the right meetings and receive big Hollywood deals that put our stories in front of audiences around the world? If you […]
New year, new series! We’re excited for all the 2024 Latina shows scheduled for the coming months. As usual, TV networks and streaming services are gearing up with a huge collection of premieres and renewed series. Fortunately, there is an increasing variety of content created by, starring, and directed by Latinos. So check out my […]
“You know, she was utterly fearless,” says Carey Mulligan when speaking of Felicia Montealegre Bernstein. Mulligan knows this better than most, having spent much of the last five years with Felicia Montealegre Bernstein, the woman married to American composer, Leonard Bernstein. The world knows of Leonard Bernstein and his broad and considerable contributions to composing, […]
I gave a TEDx talk on the need for more diversity in film and TV criticism, telling the story of how and why Nicola Schulze and I co-founded LatinaMedia.Co. To say I was scared would be an understatement. But as Audre Lorde said, “When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service […]
Quantum Leap, The Boys, Gen V, Bridgerton, Grey’s Anatomy, and so many others are missing the depth and character Latinos bring.
Like it or not, Greta Gerwig’s movie has everyone asking, who is Barbie? And every feminist asking, do we like her now?
‘Jane the Virgin’ brought forth a new era of millennial, high-quality telenovelas showing strong Latina leads.
‘Daisy Jones & the Six’ features fabulous vintage fashion, catchy music, and two amazing Latinx actors in Camila Morrone and Sebastian Chacon