Updated at the bottom with a response from the Academy. First posted at 9:08 a.m.
The family of Lupe Ontiveros ripped the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for failing to include the late actress in its "In Memoriam" segment during the Oscars' telecast Sunday.
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It was an Academy Awards in which a movie about a Latino CIA operative who designed the ingenious rescue of six American diplomats from revolutionary Iran in 1979 won "best picture."
But that Latino, Tony Mendez, was played by a white guy, Ben Affleck. Can't Hollywood throw brown folks a bone?
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Esai Morales (l.) as Lee Valenzuela and Raymond Cruz as cousin "Memo" in Los Americans.
With his new web series Los Americans, writer-director Dennis Leoni has been resurrected. The creator of the short-lived Resurrection Blvd. series for Showtime has gone from a show about a working-class L ... More >>
What is it with Christmas movies and food? Whether it's George Bailey borrowing his mother's good dishes for the high school dance in It's a Wonderful Life or Ralphie's little brother showing Mom "how the piggie eats" in A Christmas Story, eating is inextricably linked with holiday festivitie ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTheater Feature on La Razon Blindada and A Wolf Inside the Fence and NEW REVIEW GO HAMLET, PRINCE OF PUDDLES
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Scholars have teased out new layers in Shakespeare's tragedy for 400
years. A new company, L'Enfant Terrible, co ... More >>