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Anticipation building for “Book of Life”

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Two more months until “The Book of Life” hits theaters on October 17th. Are you as excited about this animated film as I am? From the minute I saw the preview, I started a countdown. Oohing and aahing, my eyes bright and excited, the colors, the lighting in the movie, the cartoon architecture, the stars, Read More

Zoe Saldana: Latina in Hollywood

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Zoe Saldana is currently starring in the film Guardians of the Galaxy. It is a sci-fi film where she plays Gamora, who is selected to help Peter Quill in saving the universe. Saldana tells MTV that she is excited about this film because, it’s “a new way to view superheroes”. Not only will the film show a different Read More

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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  20th Century Fox gambled on their own franchise in the Summer of 2011, the Planet of the Apes franchise had long ended and the last remake by Tim Burton didn’t fair well with critics or fans. That didn’t stop director Rupert Wyatt from attempting a reboot/revival of the franchise with Rise of the Planet Read More

Addicted to Levy

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William Levy is a Cuban American actor known mostly for his protagonist roles in telenovelas. For the past few years, Levy has tried crossing over  into the American side of entertainment by appearing in Dancing With the Stars in 2012, and starting in Jennifer Lopez’ music video for I’m Into You. Now, he continues to do Read More

Cantinflas makes a return

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When I think about Cantinflas, it brings me back to Sunday afternoons spent at home with my parents. They would reminisce on their childhood and the good memories they had of my grandparents growing up. It is no surprise that when I saw the new trailer for “Cantinflas” I felt a sense of excitement and Read More

“The Book of Life” an animated, comedic twist to Dia de los Muertos

Fine Art America

Going to the movies on Halloween usually means watching a scary movie, one that will have you screaming, shuddering or at the very least keeping you at the edge of your seats. This year, one movie in particular should do the opposite, “The Book of Life”. The trailer starts with a skull, one of the Read More

Antonio Banderas: The next Pope

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Is actor Antonio Banderas planning on becoming a pope? Well, not exactly… According to the Huffington Post,  the Spanish actor may play the role of Pope Francis in an upcoming Spanish language biopic titled “Call me Francesco.” The film’s production house told the Religion News Service that Banderas is one of the main Spanish-speaking actors being seriously considered Read More

Michelle Rodriguez bisexual, who knew?!

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So did you hear about Michelle Rodriguez? The Latina always kicking somebody’s behind on the big screen, has told the world, she’s bisexual. Are you surprised? As described on celebrity net worth’s site, she is simultaneously tough and sexy and frequently typecast as a strong ass kicking action star. It’s perhaps because of her tough Read More

Sex scene gets laughs

People.com

Many of us are accustomed to seeing America Ferrera in her Ugly Betty outfit or remember her from other films such as ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ and ‘Our Family Wedding’.  Ferrera started her career in 2002 with the film ‘Real Women Have Curves’. Since then, audiences have seen Ferrera grow as a person, as Read More

Playing “The Other Woman” and what it means for Latinas as a whole

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What do Cameron Diaz, Alexa Vega, and Eva Mendes have in common? Well, they have all been the other woman. No, not in terms of infidelity, but these Latinas, along with a few others, have played the roles of mistresses in some popular Hollywood films. Cameron Diaz stars as Carly Whitten, protagonist of the upcoming Read More