September 17, 2021
Rotten Tomatoes is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with new content honoring the best of Hispanic film and television, including RT Recommends: 43 Hispanic Movies to Watch with the Whole Family, a curated list of Hispanic-themed titles that are family-friendly.
In addition, Hispanic/Latino critics Rosa Parra, Kate Sanchez, Kristen Maldonado, Jose Solis, Juan Barquin, Lupe Rodriguez Haas and Carlos Aguilar discuss the films that changed their lives with “Seven Hispanic Critics Open Up About Movies That Made a Major Impact on Their Lives.” Films discussed include The Book of Life, Stand and Deliver, The Three Caballeros, Spy Kids, Selena, Salt of the Earth, and Strawberry and Chocolate.
Rotten Tomatoes will also honor 10 Groundbreaking Hispanic Filmmakers Who Cut Their Own Path in Hollywood, with a feature highlighting the careers of filmmakers Beatriz Michelena, Bill Melendez, Roberto Gavaldon, George A. Romero, Gregory Nava, Hype Williams, Lourdes Portillo, Patricia Cardoso, Ramon Menendez and Robert Rodriguez.
Additional upcoming features and curated lists include 110 Essential Spanish-Language Movies, 20 Best Spanish-Language Shows on Netflix, Essential Hispanic LGBTQ+ Movies, and Best Spanish-Language Horror Movies.