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Lin-Manuel Miranda on ‘Latinx’ and ‘the Limits of Defining 32 Different F*cking Countries with One Word’

As the musical visionary behind “In the Heights” and “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda has emerged as one of the biggest cultural figures of the past decade, and played a major role in the popularization of Latino storytelling. Or is that Latinx storytelling?In recent years, debates have festered around the best term to describe people from Spanish-speaking […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Animated Musical Movie ‘Vivo’ Moves to Netflix

“Vivo,” an animated movie that boasts new music from “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, is coming to Netflix.The family friendly film was initially scheduled to release in theaters on June 4. But Sony Pictures, the studio that originally backed “Vivo,” has instead offloaded the project to Netflix. It’s unclear when it will debut on the streaming […]

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ ‘Promising Young Woman,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Sew Up Costume Designers Guild Awards

Another day in April means another virtual awards show keeping zoom cameras busy. Monday evening was left for the Costume Designer Guild who, as expected, brought the looks for their ceremony even if it was in their own living rooms. The big news, however, was Oscar frontrunner Ann Roth duplicating her BAFTA Award win with […]

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Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and ‘Promising Young Woman’ Among Film Winners

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Promising Young Woman” were among the film winners at the 23rd annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Tuesday night. TV winners included “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix) and the filmed version of “Hamilton” (Disney+).Broadcast online, the awards celebrated the best in film, TV, and short-form costume design in eight categories that spanned […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Cut a Trump Reference from Broadway’s ‘In the Heights’ for Film Version

A lot has changed since “In the Heights” first debuted on Broadway in 2008. “Hamilton” heavyweight Lin-Manuel Miranda has been trying to mount a movie version of the musical set in the largely Dominican neighborhood of Washington Heights since Barack Obama was elected president. That dream is finally becoming a reality, with the film at […]

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‘Nomadland’ sets sights on Oscars after latest win at PGA awards

Soul, My Octopus Teacher, The Crown, Hamilton among other winners.Searchlight Pictures’ Nomadland has added the PGA Award to its trophy cabinet as it sets its sights on the Academy Awards on April 25.Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, and history-making Chloé Zhao beat nine other sets of producers in a strong field to […]

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‘In The Heights’ Trailer: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s First Broadway Hits Theaters & HBO Max In June

Thanks to his Broadway sensation “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda is a superstar. The play won eleven Tonys, including Best Musical, and the Pulitzer Prize For Drama in 2016. On top of his own three Tonys, three Grammys, one Emmy, and one Oscar nomination, Miranda is not only decorated but now can do whatever creative project he […]

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‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture at Latino Entertainment Film Awards

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” swept the Latino Entertainment Film Awards on Sunday, taking home four awards, including best picture, director, cinematography and editing.The awards, which are voted on and presented by the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, also honored Oscar-nominated actor Rosie Perez with the Rita Moreno Lifetime Achievement Award and the Latino Activism Award. In a […]

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