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    Selena Tribute: A Look at the Lineup

    Sonido Clash is a collective based out of San José, CA that produces events focused on latin alternative sounds.  They present their 3rd annual Selena Tribute on Saturday April 15, 2017.  This years tribute to the Tex Mex Queen has an exciting selection of performances that will deliver an...
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  • The film “Below Her Mouth” is one of the first that carries the newly created IMDB 'F-Rating', which signifies the film has been created or emphasizes women. Photo Credit: IMDB

    IMDB Adds ‘F-Rating’ To Recognize Women In Film

    “Below Her Mouth” Is One Of The First to Receive Rating IMDb (Internet Movie Database), the world’s largest movie website, has adopted a new ‘F-rating’ to highlight films that are directed by women, written by women, and/or pass the Bechdel test – meaning they feature a conversation between women...
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    Sonido Clash Presents: 3rd Annual Selena Tribute

    Sonido Clash is a collective based out of San José, CA that produces events focused on latin alternative sounds.  Their 3rd annual Selena Tribute show will take place on Saturday April 15, 2017.  This years tribute to the Tex Mex Queen has an exciting selection of performances that will...
  • Actress and singer Becky G stars in the new "Power Rangers" as Trini, the Yellow Ranger. Photo
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    Getting to Know the Yellow Ranger

    A Q&A with Becky G Arturo Hilario El Observador In “Power Rangers”, the reboot based on the 1993 children’s tv show and hit franchise it spawned, singer (and now film actress) Becky G portrays the Yellow Ranger Trini. The film follows many of the beats of the original story...
  • (L-R) Actresses Justina Machado, Lisa Vidal and Christina Vial attend the 20th Annual National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Awards Gala at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on February 24, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo Credit: JC Olivera/Getty Images for National Hispanic Media Coalition

    The National Hispanic Media Coalition’s 20th Annual Impact Awards Gala

    Latino stars, producers and creators honored BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – On the eve of Oscars Weekend, Friday, the 24th, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) honored outstanding contributions to the positive portrayals of Latinos in media for the 20th year at its Annual NHMC Impact Awards Gala at the historic...
  • Right: Virtual Rreality Project Manager Kendall Stevens has had the task of establishing
Cinequest's first foray into VR with a multitude of workshops, discussions, and hands-on
experiences. Left: Mac the alien (L) and robot pal Peas (R) in VR animated film ASTEROIDS!
Photo Credit: Cinequest/Baobab Studios

    Film & Future: Q&A with Conquest’s Virtual Reality Specialist Kendall Stevens

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Cinequest 27, officially known as Cinequest Film & VR Festival, brings a new age of virtual content, curated by their VR Project Manager Kendall Stevens. In its first year of brining VR component to the festival, we were eager to find out from Stevens what...
  • In the deserts of Bolivia, “Ghost Recon: Wildlands” takes players on an adventure as classified
soldiers dealing with cartels. Photo Credit: Ubisoft

    Review: Tom Clancy’s “Ghost Recon: Wildlands” Technical Test

    Eduardo Hilario El Observador By now you may have heard of the newest installment in the Tom Clancy game series, “Ghost Recon”, which recently had a tech test, in advance of its open beta. “Ghost Recon: Wildlands” is a tactical third person shooter based around an elite team of...
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    The LEGO Batman Movie

    February 10, 2017  Director: Chris McKay Producer: Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Executive Producer: Chris McKay, Ryan Harris Cast: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes  In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman –...