Articles tagged rita moreno

16 Oct 2013 // 6:10 AM

Latino Americans

This documentary’s largest focus, cultural identity, is examined from perspectives as varied as Mexicans in Texas, Central Americans in California, Cubans in Miami, and Puerto Ricans in New York.

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18 Sep 2008 // 3:53 AM

Rita Moreno overcame Hispanic stereotypes to achieve stardom

MIAMI - When Rosa Dolores Alverio was 5, she and her mother left Puerto Rico and moved to Spanish Harlem, where they shared a tenement apartment

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25 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM


Cane's soap operatic set-up is both efficient and florid, laying out both familial continuity and class distinctions.

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Oz - The Complete Fourth Season

Arresting for any number of reasons -- graphic violence, extreme masculinity, harsh language -- Oz also brilliantly inventive with its percussive soundtrack.

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3 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Casa de los Babys (2003)

The movie, which focuses on a group of U.S. women arrived in an unidentified Latin American country to adopt children, is as much about cultural imperialism and racism as it is about women and babies.

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10 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM


No other fiction show has offered such a frighteningly realistic look inside our nation's prisons or so openly debated their moral and social obligations.

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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

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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