‘The Book of Life’ brings adventure, animation

By Sergio Berrueta Twentieth Century Fox opens up “The Book of Life” to give audiences a fascinating new adventure in animation. “The Book of Life” follows the story of Manolo, a guitar-playing matador voiced by Diego Luna, and Joaquin, a brave noble soldier voiced by Channing Tatum. Both are vying for the heart of the general of San Angel’s daughter Maria, voiced by Zoè Saldana. Unfortunately, Maria is taken away…

October 22, 2014

Video interview with ‘Cesar Chavez’ director Diego Luna

Staff writer Jesus Figueroa interviews “Cesar Chavez” director Diego Luna. Luna discusses his excitement over making a film about a historical Chicano in America and about keeping the film grounded and true to life. Read a full review of the film here: http://elaccampusnews.com/2014/03/26/chicano-history-comes-to-life-in-cesar-chavez-film/. “Cesar Chavez” opened in theaters yesterday. This film is rated PG-13.

March 29, 2014

Chicano history comes to life in “Cesar Chavez” film

By Jesus Figueroa  Diego Luna’s “Cesar Chavez” brings the historical struggle of the Chicano farm worker’s movement to the big screen in a grand film. The story based on true events keeps a real humanized version of Chavez, making the struggle he goes through relatable to not just Chicanos but to everyone as well. Chavez, played by Michael Peña, moves back to Delano, from working at an office job in…

March 26, 2014