Cinema of Mexico

  1. Chavela Vargas, Famed Mexican Singer, Dies At 93

    August 05, 2012 9:53 PM EDT MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Chavela Vargas, who defied gender stereotypes to become one of the most legendary singers in Mexico, died Sunday at age 93. Her friend and biographer Maria Cortina said Vargas died at a hospital in the city of Cuernavaca, where ...

  2. Dominican Rapper Vakero Headed For 'CSI'

    December 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dominican rapper Vakero's "Se Partio El Lapiz" will be heard in an upcoming episode of "CSI: Miami." The featured song is from his 2007 album "Pa Ke Te Mate," on Jeremy Records. Also, an unreleased track from Vak ...

  3. Santaolalla Writing Score For New Inarritu Film

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Latin Grammy and Oscar winner Gustavo Santaolalla is writing the score for the upcoming film by Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel," "21 Grams"). The Spanish language film features Oscar winner Javier Bardem i ...

  4. Legendary Mariachi Singer Aguilar Dies

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary mariachi singer Antonio Aguilar, also known as "El Charro de Mexico," died today following a long illness. He was 88. Aguilar, whose full name was Pascual Antonio Aguilar Barraza, was the most veteran icon of mariachi music and ...

  5. Koch Film Unit To Bow Gold Series

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Koch Lorber Films is launching a new line of DVDs, the Gold Series. Each title in the series will be a critically acclaimed film featuring digitally restored prints, 5.1 Dolby Digital audio and bonus Koch Lorber Films is launching a new line of DV ...