Tag Archives: Emilio Fernández

YouTube as Archive: Fans, Gender and Mexican Film Stars Online

I am doing the final edits of a chapter, “YouTube as Archive: Fans, Gender and Mexican Film Stars Online” for a book entitled Revising Star Studies edited by Guy Austin and Sabrina Yu.  In the chapter I’m exploring what it … Continue reading

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Oscar/Emilio

For those unfamiliar with this story you may be interested to know that the Oscar statuette was modelled on the Mexican filmmaker and actor Emilio Fernández. Click here: http://www.studio360.org/story/oscars-real-name-is-emilio/ for the full story. Emilio Fernandez in the 1934 movie Janitzio (Luis Marquez Romay)

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What I’m Talking About when I Write About Women and Mexicans*

I wrote a blog on Mexicans as Violent Narcos in Breaking Bad some weeks ago, but felt uneasy about it afterwards.  I felt a similar sense of unease about an earlier post about Miss Bala. This was further sparked after listening … Continue reading

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