‘Highly Relevant with Jack Rico’ is a podcast examining the elements behind the success (and impediments) of U.S. Hispanics in the media and entertainment space in the United States. For those who have made it, we interview them to learn the factors behind their success in their respective fields. From movies to music, television and media, this podcast provides critical analysis of how US Latinos are influencing and reshaping mainstream pop culture. Join host Jack Rico, founder of ShowBizCafe.com and TODAY show contributor, for incisive and insightful commentary, thought-provoking interviews and curated recommendations about what you should see, read and hear.
Latino cinema is once again in vogue and film critic Carlos Aguilar (1:47) stops by to give us his choices for the "3 Best Spanish-Language Movies of 2018 So Far." And Ekundayo Bandele (28:49), founder and executive director of the Hattiloo Theatre, one of only four freestanding black theatres in the nation, who speaks to the hurdles and solutions the African American community faces in the arts in the US.
Latino film critic Carlos Aguilar recommends: ZAMA (Argentina), TODO LO DEMÁS (México), COCOTE (Dominican Republic)
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