I watched Encanto by chance. I confess that I had not read any reviews about it that had caught my attention, and it certainly wasn’t on my watch list of films up for an Oscar this year. But... Read Article
Lauded by Guillermo del Toro and Stephen King, Issa López’s critically acclaimed Tigers Are Not Afraid, a harrowing and enthralling film shown through the eyes of a group of children in Mexico, where the cartel wars – and their devastating effects - are part of everyday life.
When it comes to beloved Latin American novelists, Chile’s Isabel Allende is always in the mix. Her first novel, The House of Spirits (1985), put her on the magical realism map in the literary world. “She’ll forever be... Read Article
Known as Gabo throughout Latin America, Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez is among the 20th century’s most significant writers. An award-winning novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, there is no shortage of his works. But for those unfamiliar... Read Article