Tim Burton's "Wednesday" is straightforward, bold, socially awkward, and not forced.
Category - Arts
The documentary film features Estevan Oriol, Luis J. Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Charley Trujillo, David "Compton" Oropeza, Chuco Moreno, and more. The first...
“Bless Me, Ultima” addresses the big philosophical questions of life.
From powerful ensembles to failed executions, here is a roundup of some AFI Film Fest's biggest movies.
The following is an interview between filmmaker Kenneth Castillo and singer Andy Vargas, with a look at Andy's new song "Win City" featuring Anthny Jordn.
I am not interested in having a place at the table, I want to build my own.
The 15 million dollars that Mexico received was compensation for the destruction of Mexico City, not for the land.
Lalo Guerrero was original, irreverent, and dramatic, all at the same time.
Forget about authenticity. Just make something that is honest. If you don’t know the difference then that’s the problem.
Zach De La Rocha is rarely mentioned with other influential MCs of his era. But he should be.
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
Feliciano doesn’t shy away from talking about his challenges navigating the industry.
The war on L.A.'s murals was intentional, and now the effects may be irreversible.
“The Three Caballeros” by Disney is legendary, disappointing, and entertaining all at the same time
Border cities have historically been sites of innovation, the exchange of ideas, and artistic movements.
Eazy-E and Gilbert Izquierdo (AKA "Toker") wanted to form a Mexican version of N.W.A—and they succeeded.
The following is an excerpt from the memoir “Through Smoke-Teared Eyes,” which was written by Chicano war veteran Johnny F. Pugh who passed away 11...
More than music, Los Tigres del Norte is the soundtrack to our identity.
"La Tierra Mia" seeks to tell the story of Chicano Park while bridging the gap between generations.
La Mission deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" deserves recognition as one of the great Chicano classics.
This Fool succeeds because it has character depth and avoids turning cholos into buffoonish memes
The Black Phone is thrilling, suspenseful, and surprisingly mindful of Mexican Americans
With the release of his debut solo project, Calmplx holds his own outside of Indigenous Cats
Tyga's new "Mexican-themed" music video is a cartoonish display of ignorance.
“Colorism” is prevalent across Latin American cultures and unsurprisingly blatant on television.
The Cheech is the result of a public-private partnership between the Riverside Art Museum, the City of Riverside, and Cheech Marin.
Love him or hate him, one Chicano rapper has written the blueprint everyone else follows.
While more Latina writers have become established with time, there’s still a lack of voices when it comes to Latinas in literature.
Jorge Garza masterfully mixes Chicano heroes with Aztec art and pop culture.
Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme empowers Latinas by giving them the tools to develop new creative works.
The golden age of Mexican comic books was beautiful, dark, and groundbreaking.
Flaco has worked with top flight producers such as E Arenas of Chicano Batman and Erik Canales of Allison.
From churches to street walls, the Virgen de Guadalupe is a near-universally revered figure in Mexican culture.
The Chicano Manifesto is widely regarded as one of the first books written on the Chicano movement by a Chicano.
Indigenous Cats traces its roots back to their shared infinity for classic Boom Bap-style hip hop production.
Teen Angels was bold, beautiful, and influential. But its eclectic founder makes it that much more interesting.
The song fuses somber memories of emotional loss with the band's signature bump and thump.
Charley Trujillo previously wrote a book and made a PBS documentary on the same subject.
Prendez has received notable attention for his popular series of oil-paintings and digital artwork that is Chicano-themed.
The collection is likely the most comprehensive ever assembled.
Media outlets don't get to decide who qualifies as a real "Latino."
Latinos are NOT monolithic. Yet for months, “In The Heights” was shoved down everybody’s throat as the answer to every perceived problem with Latinos in film...
A few may come close, but there will never be another one quite like him.
All these years later, and Blood In Blood Out still remains a cult classic.
Edward James Olmos and Lou Diamond Phillips will be in attendance.
Kozmik Force is leading a new generation of politically active Chicano hip hop artists against injustice.
A new generation of actors, directors, and writers are leading the pathway to change.
Chicano Park and Barrio Logan have become the creative and artistic epicenter of San Diego.
What do Chicanos, coffee, and the hip hop artist LMNO have in common? The answer is Carlos Aguilar's latest innovative product.