Chalamet is magnetic, charming, and memorable in his depiction of Wonka.
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“Spy Kids: Armageddon” stays true to its essence, depicting children as more than capable of saving the world.
Movies about Chicanos never seem to get old.
“Carlos” pays tribute to one of the most talented and trailblazing crossover artists of our time.
"A million Miles Away" is an inspirational story that would have benefited from a stronger script.
Blue Beetle is a funny, heartfelt and culturally-significant entry into the superhero genre.
"American Homeboy" played to a full theater in Los Angeles this past weekend.
Mutant Mayhem is one of the best animated films of the year.
Watch "American Homeboy" on the Daily Chela TV app starting Sept 14th.
Barbie explores the pros and cons of both matriarchy and patriarchy.
Controversy and filmmaking flaws aside, Sound Of Freedom touches on an important subject that neither side should be politicizing.
From Zoe Saldaña to Jenna Ortega, Latinos have left a mark on virtually every genre so far this year.
Cruise is superb, but the latest installment of the Mission Impossible Franchise leaves a lot to be desired.
While Ford delivers a strong performance, it might be time to hang the franchise up.
Among those in attendance, Eva Longoria, who recently directed the movie "Flamin' Hot."
The little Mermaid is a mixed bag with a strong performance by Halle Bailey.
Bigger than an origin story, Flamin’ Hot is a commentary that we should wear our cultural heritage as a badge of honor.
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" is a heartfelt farewell to the most grounded and memorable family in film.
"Peter Pan & Wendy" spotlights a diverse cast and superb visual effects.
"John Wick: Chapter 4" is by far the strongest film of the franchise with some of the best action in film history.
The film will play in select cities this August, and then stream on the Daily Chela app this September.
The Super Mario Bros Movie is an entertaining adaptation that stays true to its source material.
Warner Bros. is set to release the star-and-Latino-studded film August 18th.
Thirty years later, "Blood In Blood Out" has only grown in popularity and solidified itself as a cult classic.
A Good Person is a sincere depiction of grief, addiction, forgiveness, accountability, and redemption.
This year's Sundance Film Festival featured 52 full-length feature movies with an array of documentaries and narrative features.
The carefully selected songs in "Going Varsity In Mariachi" are iconic, powerful and recognizable.
Overall, “Ant-Man" is a visual exposition filled with childish jokes and underwritten characters.
Anchored by a career-defining performance from García Bernal, “Cassandro” pays homage to Lucha Libre from the perspective and experience of a trailblazing...
Onyx the Fortuitous is a love letter to ‘80s horror movies.
“Radical” is a beautiful portrayal of what’s possible if only we dare to challenge the norm.
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
Re-watchability, excellent performances, and stellar craftsmanship are the common denominators in the best movies of 2022.
Tim Burton's "Wednesday" is straightforward, bold, socially awkward, and not forced.
The documentary film features Estevan Oriol, Luis J. Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Charley Trujillo, David "Compton" Oropeza, Chuco Moreno, and more. The first...
From powerful ensembles to failed executions, here is a roundup of some AFI Film Fest's biggest movies.
Forget about authenticity. Just make something that is honest. If you don’t know the difference then that’s the problem.
La Mission movie deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
The Black Phone is thrilling, suspenseful, and surprisingly mindful of Mexican Americans
Charley Trujillo previously wrote a book and made a PBS documentary on the same subject.
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...
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.
A new generation of actors, directors, and writers are leading the pathway to change.
"I'm No Longer Here" tells the story of a young local gang leader who is forced to migrate to New York City after a rival gang threatens him and his family.
A unique, bold reenactment of real life events.
Despite Being filled with misogyny and stereotypes, Scarface still captivates those fascinated by outlaws and the American Dream.
It's hard to deny the beauty of this film, but it isn't without its faults.