• Mexican American sisters of ‘Vida’ back amid gentrification

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Starz drama “Vida” returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S. Latino communities: gentrification.

  • Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on “The Comeback Trail.”

  • Review: Cate Le Bon gets reflective on new album ‘Reward’

    Cate Le Bon, “Reward” (Mexican Summer)

  • ‘When They See Us’ actors revisit the Central Park Five case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Jharrel Jerome, perhaps best known for his role in “Moonlight,” recalls walking to school a few years ago in his native New York City, worried about an upcoming test, when he was stopped by two police officers.

  • GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters.

  • Nik Wallenda and sister plan highwire walk over Times Square

    NEW YORK (AP) — For his next trick, daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to cross New York’s Times Square — without his feet touching the ground.

  • The Stray Cats in mostly fine form on 1st album in 26 years

    Stray Cats, “40” (Surfdog/BMG)

  • Review: A cool concept lost in execution in ‘Brightburn’

    “Brightburn ” is a one idea movie. What if a baby from another planet crash lands on earth and is adopted and raised by a nice childless couple living on a farm? This kid doesn’t get hurt, never bleeds and, right around puberty starts to discover that he has superhuman strength too. At this point you’re probably thinking that you’ve heard this one before, right? Sure, everyone knows about Superman. But “Brightburn” twists that hero origin story and wonders what would happen if this alien child was not a good person. This is a kind of bad seed with superhero powers and it doesn’t bode well for all those around him.

  • 1990s drama ‘Party of Five’ reboot involves deported parents

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — “Party of Five,” a 1990s teen drama that focused on a family grappling with life after the death of their parents, is getting a reboot with a Mexican American family whose parents are deported.

  • Review: In the winning ‘Booksmart,’ a teen comedy revolution

    The insanely winning “Booksmart” boasts too many breakthroughs to count. There are the two leads, Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, both of whom we’ve seen before but not like this. There is the director, Olivia Wilde, whose debut behind the camera is remarkably assured. And then there is the teen comedy genre, itself, which “Booksmart” has blown wide open.