Alex Zaragoza

Senior Culture Editor - Culture, Entertainment & Latinx Issues

alex.zaragoza@vice.com
Film

That's Not Amore: Everything That's Wrong With 'The Wedding Planner'

Jennifer Lopez inexplicably plays an Italian American in the 2001 rom-com that glorifies emotional cheating.
Alex Zaragoza
2 days ago
Culture

How The Internet Killed the Meet-Cute

Meet cutes are some of the most iconic scenes in romantic comedies, but now feel like a rarity in real life.
Alex Zaragoza
2.14.20
Film

Tupac Is Alive in New Mexico, New Film Claims

The rapper died in 1996 after being gunned down on the Las Vegas strip. One filmmaker disagrees.
Alex Zaragoza
2.13.20
Podcasts

The Bad Girls of 'Rock of Love' Have Gone Good

Heather Chadwell and Lacey Sculls became reality TV stars fighting for Bret Michaels' heart. In their new podcast, nothing is off limits.
Alex Zaragoza
2.12.20
Film

If Noah Centineo Was the Internet’s Boyfriend, Jordan Fisher Is Its Husband

Fisher plays the sweet, sophisticated crush who might come between Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky in Netflix's 'To All the Boys: P.S. I Love You.'
Alex Zaragoza
2.12.20
2020 oscars

Eminem Finally Explained Why the Hell He Was at the Oscars

If you were wondering why Eminem performed at the Oscars 17 years after winning Best Original Score, you're not alone.
Alex Zaragoza
2.11.20
oscars 2020

Brad Pitt Finally Got an Acting Oscar, Still Doesn't Have a Girlfriend

The three-time nominee finally got his gold statuette for his acting work, but as he reminds us, he's still painfully single.
Alex Zaragoza
VICE Staff
2.10.20
oscars 2020

Scarlett Johansson's Oscar Shutout Is Karmic Retribution

The actress lost twice at the 2020 Oscars.
Alex Zaragoza
2.10.20
Film

'Coyote Ugly': Come For the Cowgirl Fashion, Leave For the Slut-Shaming Men

The biggest takeaways from the 2000 rom-com are dump your idiot boyfriend and dance on bars with your hot friends.
Alex Zaragoza
2.4.20
TV

'The Bachelor' Producers Are Ready to Hook Up Senior Citizens

Bring them your nanas, your pop-pops, your card-carrying AARP members for a potential 'Bachelor' spinoff.
Alex Zaragoza
1.28.20
Book Drama

The 'American Dirt' Controversy Illustrates the Media's Thirst for Immigrant Trauma Porn

Jeanine Cummins snagged a movie deal and a spot in the coveted Oprah's Book Club based on a story she has no right to tell.
Alex Zaragoza
1.22.20
representation

Hollywood Loves Portraying POC as Bad Cops, Study Finds

Color of Change, a social activism nonprofit group, found that depictions of criminal justice professionals may be doing more harm than good.
Alex Zaragoza
1.22.20
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