Cinema of Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35810/all en Mexican actor Joaquin Cordero dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/mexican-actor-joaquin-cordero-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Feb 20 (EFE).- Actor Joaquin Cordero died at his home in the Mexican capital, the secretary of the ANDA actors guild told Efe. He was 89.</p> <p>Cordero was "one of the most beloved people in ANDA," Amparo Garrido said.</p> <p>While Garrido did not specify a cause of death, Mexican media suggested the actor fell into a depression after the death seven months ago of his wife, Alma.</p> <p>Cordero was also recovering from an embolism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/mexican-actor-joaquin-cordero-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Mexico Entertainment Joaquín Cordero Joaquin Cordero Television Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:18:51 +0000 5767105 at http://www.globalpost.com Salma Hayek in 3rd "Got Milk?" campaign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130315/salma-hayek-3rd-got-milk-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Miami, Mar 15 (EFE).- Mexican actress, director and producer Salma Hayek is participating for the third straight year in the "Got Milk?" campaign.</p> <p>In a commercial to promote consumption of cow's milk, the "Frida" star serves breakfast to her young daughter Valentina while wearing a bath robe and curlers in her hair.</p> <p>The 46-year-old actress and wife of French businessman Francois-Henri Pinault touts the nutritional value of milk and says it is important that her family starts the day with a good breakfast.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130315/salma-hayek-3rd-got-milk-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Cinema of Mexico Film Hospitality Salma Hayek Agencia EFE Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:32:11 +0000 5784590 at http://www.globalpost.com Spain's "Blancanieves" nominated for Mexican film award http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130412/spains-blancanieves-nominated-mexican-film-award <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Madrid, Apr 12 (EFE).- The big winner in Spain's Goya film awards, "Blancanieves," has been nominated for Mexico's Ariel prize in the category of best Ibero-American picture.</p> <p>Pablo Berger's silent, black-and-white version of the Snow White tale features Mexican actor Daniel Gimenez Cacho in the leading role and is scheduled to open in Mexico on June 21.</p> <p>"Blancanieves" will vie with Chile's "No" and the Ecuadorian feature "Pescador" for the Ariel for best Ibero-American film.</p> <p>Last year's award went to Spain's "Pa negre," the fifth Spanish film to snag the Ariel.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130412/spains-blancanieves-nominated-mexican-film-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ariel Award Cinema of Mexico Daniel Giménez Cacho Agencia EFE Fri, 12 Apr 2013 23:51:44 +0000 5814542 at http://www.globalpost.com Iñarritu begins shooting on "Birdman" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130417/inarritu-begins-shooting-birdman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Los Angeles, Apr 17 (EFE).- Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu has begun shooting in New York for his next film, "Birdman," a black comedy starring Michael Keaton, Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton, Fox Searchlight Pictures said.</p> <p>Iñarritu, the creator of films such as "Amores Perros," "21 Grams," "Babel" and "Biutiful," said he was thrilled "to have such a talented cast to bring this script to life."</p> <p>The story centers on the travails of Keaton's character, an actor who became famous for playing a superhero, as he tries to mount a Broadway play.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130417/inarritu-begins-shooting-birdman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anthology films Cinema of Mexico Film Human Interest Agencia EFE Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:18:08 +0000 5818487 at http://www.globalpost.com In Mexico, comedy and scandal expose class schism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130510/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How the mighty have fallen in Mexico -- at least on movie screens and in social media.</p> <p>A comedy lampooning the rich has become the highest-grossing film in Mexican cinema history, with five million moviegoers laughing at the story of a construction tycoon fooling his spoilt children into a life of poverty.</p> <p>"Nosotros Los Nobles" ("We Are The Nobles") has hit a nerve -- or the funny bone -- in a country with one of the widest income gaps in the world, where 10 percent of the people control 40 percent of the wealth while almost half live in poverty.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130510/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Alazraki Cinema of Mexico Mexico City Social Issues AFP Fri, 10 May 2013 16:28:50 +0000 5835028 at http://www.globalpost.com In Mexico, comedy and scandal expose class schism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How the mighty have fallen in Mexico -- at least on movie screens and in social media.</p> <p>A comedy lampooning the rich has become the highest-grossing film in Mexican cinema history, with five million moviegoers laughing at the story of a construction tycoon fooling his spoilt children into a life of poverty.</p> <p>"Nosotros Los Nobles" ("We Are The Nobles") has hit a nerve -- or the funny bone -- in a country with one of the widest income gaps in the world, where 10 percent of the people control 40 percent of the wealth while almost half live in poverty.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Alazraki Cinema of Mexico Mexico City Social Issues Tourism Sun, 12 May 2013 05:00:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5835995 at http://www.globalpost.com In Mexico, comedy and scandal expose class schism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How the mighty have fallen in Mexico -- at least on movie screens and in social media.</p> <p>A comedy lampooning the rich has become the highest-grossing film in Mexican cinema history, with five million moviegoers laughing at the story of a construction tycoon fooling his spoilt children into a life of poverty.</p> <p>"Nosotros Los Nobles" ("We Are The Nobles") has hit a nerve -- or the funny bone -- in a country with one of the widest income gaps in the world, where 10 percent of the people control 40 percent of the wealth while almost half live in poverty.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Alazraki Cinema of Mexico Entertainment Mexico City Social Issues Sun, 12 May 2013 05:00:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5835996 at http://www.globalpost.com In Mexico, comedy and scandal expose class schism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How the mighty have fallen in Mexico -- at least on movie screens and in social media.</p> <p>A comedy lampooning the rich has become the highest-grossing film in Mexican cinema history, with five million moviegoers laughing at the story of a construction tycoon fooling his spoilt children into a life of poverty.</p> <p>"Nosotros Los Nobles" ("We Are The Nobles") has hit a nerve -- or the funny bone -- in a country with one of the widest income gaps in the world, where 10 percent of the people control 40 percent of the wealth while almost half live in poverty.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Alazraki Cinema of Mexico Mexico City Social Issues Health and Home Sun, 12 May 2013 05:25:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5835997 at http://www.globalpost.com In Mexico, comedy and scandal expose class schism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How the mighty have fallen in Mexico -- at least on movie screens and in social media.</p> <p>A comedy lampooning the rich has become the highest-grossing film in Mexican cinema history, with five million moviegoers laughing at the story of a construction tycoon fooling his spoilt children into a life of poverty.</p> <p>"Nosotros Los Nobles" ("We Are The Nobles") has hit a nerve -- or the funny bone -- in a country with one of the widest income gaps in the world, where 10 percent of the people control 40 percent of the wealth while almost half live in poverty.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130512/mexico-comedy-and-scandal-expose-class-schism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Alazraki Cinema of Mexico Mexico City Social Issues Well being Sun, 12 May 2013 05:25:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5835998 at http://www.globalpost.com Antonio Banderas to endure Chilean miners' ordeal in 'The 33' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro will be co-starring in a feature film recounting one of the most harrowing events of 2010, reports Variety magazine.</p> <p>Antonio Banderas will star as the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario" in "The 33," a movie about the Copiapó copper/gold mine cave-in, in which 33 Chilean miners were trapped deep underground and eventually rescued after 69 days. This feature will be shot in Chile this fall by American-Mexican filmmaker Patricia Riggen, who made a name for herself in 2007 with "La Misma Luna" ("Under the Same Moon").</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Mexico Cinema of the United States Entertainment Film Human Interest Tue, 21 May 2013 01:45:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842455 at http://www.globalpost.com Antonio Banderas to endure Chilean miners' ordeal in 'The 33' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro will be co-starring in a feature film recounting one of the most harrowing events of 2010, reports Variety magazine.</p> <p>Antonio Banderas will star as the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario" in "The 33," a movie about the Copiapó copper/gold mine cave-in, in which 33 Chilean miners were trapped deep underground and eventually rescued after 69 days. This feature will be shot in Chile this fall by American-Mexican filmmaker Patricia Riggen, who made a name for herself in 2007 with "La Misma Luna" ("Under the Same Moon").</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Mexico Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest Tourism Tue, 21 May 2013 01:47:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842459 at http://www.globalpost.com Antonio Banderas to endure Chilean miners' ordeal in 'The 33' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro will be co-starring in a feature film recounting one of the most harrowing events of 2010, reports Variety magazine.</p> <p>Antonio Banderas will star as the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario" in "The 33," a movie about the Copiapó copper/gold mine cave-in, in which 33 Chilean miners were trapped deep underground and eventually rescued after 69 days. This feature will be shot in Chile this fall by American-Mexican filmmaker Patricia Riggen, who made a name for herself in 2007 with "La Misma Luna" ("Under the Same Moon").</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Mexico Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest Well being Tue, 21 May 2013 02:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842464 at http://www.globalpost.com Antonio Banderas to endure Chilean miners' ordeal in 'The 33' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro will be co-starring in a feature film recounting one of the most harrowing events of 2010, reports Variety magazine.</p> <p>Antonio Banderas will star as the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario" in "The 33," a movie about the Copiapó copper/gold mine cave-in, in which 33 Chilean miners were trapped deep underground and eventually rescued after 69 days. This feature will be shot in Chile this fall by American-Mexican filmmaker Patricia Riggen, who made a name for herself in 2007 with "La Misma Luna" ("Under the Same Moon").</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130520/antonio-banderas-endure-chilean-miners-ordeal-the-33" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Mexico Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest Health and Home Tue, 21 May 2013 02:00:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842466 at http://www.globalpost.com Young Mexican-Americans design the must-wear brand for Latinos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130531/young-mexican-americans-design-the-must-wear-brand-latinos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chicago, May 31 (EFE).- Four young entrepreneurs of Mexican origin have made No Manches the indispensable clothing brand for Latinos in Chicago and are currently moving into other parts of the United States.</p> <p>In the vernacular of Mexico City, "no manches" has the meaning of "don't go too far."</p> <p>Miguel Angel Cambray, 32, one of the partners of No Manches Clothing Co., told Efe that the idea of patenting the phrase as a brand name in this country emerged five years ago among childhood pals and fellow students at the University of Illinois at Chicago.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130531/young-mexican-americans-design-the-must-wear-brand-latinos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Mexico No Manches Social Issues Agencia EFE Fri, 31 May 2013 23:00:06 +0000 5849743 at http://www.globalpost.com Cantinflas grandson found dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130624/cantinflas-grandson-found-dead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Jun 24 (EFE).- A grandson of Mexican actor Mario Moreno - "Cantinflas" - who has had drug addiction problems for years was found dead Monday.</p> <p>The media said that Mario Moreno Bernat, 22, was found hanging lifeless in the bathroom of a suite in the Hotel Santa Cruz at around 3:00 a.m.</p> <p>The young man was accompanied by a woman who has given a statement about the "apparent suicide," MVS radio said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130624/cantinflas-grandson-found-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cantinflas Cinema of Mexico Golden Age of Mexican cinema Human Interest Agencia EFE Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:03:03 +0000 5866142 at http://www.globalpost.com