Leon Ichaso
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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)
3 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.


El Cantante
29 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

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

El Cantante
4 Aug 2007 // 12:42 AM

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.


'El Cantante' follows life, music of Puerto Rican superstar
3 Aug 2007 // 12:35 AM

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

J.Lo's heritage looms large in her music and new movie
2 Aug 2007 // 10:32 PM

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

//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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