Why Criterion Adding Two Latino Movies to Its Collection Is Such a Big Deal

Why Criterion Adding Two Latino Movies to Its Collection Is Such a Big Deal

Posted by NALIP on August 30, 2018

Many of us who are obsessed with movies know about the Criterion Collection – we may even own a number of their DVDs, Blu-Rays or box sets if we’re lucky enough to afford them. However, a glance through their titles will reveal a lack of love for Latin American cinema. There are only a small handful of titles like Lucrecia Martel’s La Cienega and Guillermo del Toro’s Cronos represented in the dozens of titles from Europe or Asia and slim offerings from Africa.

The Most Hilarious Memes About Netflix’s Hit Melodrama ‘La Casa de la Flores’

The Most Hilarious Memes About Netflix’s Hit Melodrama ‘La Casa de la Flores’

Posted by NALIP on August 27, 2018

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Frenzied fans have turned Netflix’s Spanish-language melodrama La casa de las flores into a social media phenomenon in a matter of days. Director Manolo Caro’s series starring Mexican diva Verónica Castro and centered on a secretive, affluent family in Mexico City debuted in early August. Since then, an avalanche of memes, tweets, and Instagram posts have proven that audiences are obsessed with the show.