Articles tagged leon ichaso

29 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

El Cantante

Every bit the camp classic that Gigli was supposed to be. El Cantante is nothing if not a generously budgeted, extended music video.

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4 Aug 2007 // 5:42 AM

El Cantante

Jennifer Lopez is the new Barbra Streisand. No, old Butta Babs can still act and sing rings around this entertainment wannabe. No, where J-Lo matches the Oscar winning diva is in the oversized ego department.

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‘El Cantante’ follows life, music of Puerto Rican superstar

Even his name meant music. Hector Lavoe’s real last name was Perez. Lavoe was invented, a Puerto Ricanized pronunciation of “la voz” - “the

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3 Aug 2007 // 3:32 AM

J.Lo’s heritage looms large in her music and new movie

With the opening of her film El Cantante—a biopic about Hector Lavoe, the vibrant soul of New York’s salsa scene in the `70s—

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3 Aug 2007 // 2:29 AM

El Cantante

The biopic formula overtakes historical details and even director Leon Ichaso's signature impressionism, with an awkward and unsurprising result.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Piñero (2001)

The first scene in Leon Ichaso's biographical film, 'Piñero', sets up a complex series of relationships between the artist and his demons -- or more pointedly, between the artist and the various audiences he sought to influence and astonish.

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//Mixed media
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Good Art Ruins 'White Night'

// Moving Pixels

"White Night is annoying largely due to its own beautiful and haunting art.

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