Angie Romero

What to Watch: Tropico de Sangre
What to Watch: Hispanic Heritage Month Film Festival

From September 15 – October 15 is a time to celebrate everything that’s great about our culture—which is of course so much, with our great films being just one aspect of our cultura. Increasingly, the film industries of countries like Chile and Colombia are catching up with the more established ones from Argentina and Mexico and Spain.


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Jennifer Lopez Wants You to Drive a Fiat With Your 'Papi'
Jennifer Lopez Wants You to Drive a Fiat With Your 'Papi'

Adding to her already packed resume (spokesperson for Tous, L’Oreal, and Venus Gillette, to name a few), Jennifer Lopez has now partnered with Italian automaker Fiat. A 30-second trailer of her new music video for “Papi,” in which she’s driving a white 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio, will air tonight during Monday Night Football on ESPN. As part of the deal, Lopez will also appear in commercials for the same car model later in the year.

Check out the sneak peek below:

 


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What to Watch: World Trade Center
What to Watch: World Trade Center

It was only a matter of time before someone in Hollywood would dare to recreate the tragic events of September 11, 2001 for the big screen. That someone would be Oliver Stone. On the fifth anniversary of 9/11, his movie World Trade Center opened in theaters nationwide.


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Gloria Estefan
EXCLUSIVE: Gloria Estefan's Album Cover Art Revealed!

Gloria season has begun! More details have surfaced about the original crossover queen’s highly anticipated new album, Miss Little Havana, including the amazing cover art by Miami artist David “LEBO” Le Batard (a fellow Cuban American)!


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What to Watch: Saving Private Perez
What to Watch: Saving Private Perez

The Iraq War and that other war—the one much closer to home, the Mexican war on drugs— collide in Beto Gomez’s action-comedy Saving Private Perez, in limited theaters starting today from Pantelion Films. Julian Perez (Miguel Rodarte), the most notorious drug lord in all of Mexico, is summoned by his estranged, dying mother to go to Iraq and bring back his baby brother Juan, a soldier with the U.S. Army.


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What to Watch: No Eres Tu, Soy Yo
What to Watch: No Eres Tu, Soy Yo

With all these natural disasters, it’s only right we take some time out to laugh. No Eres Tu, Soy Yo, new to DVD from Pantelion Films (a joint venture between Lionsgate and Televisa), is just the kind of comic relief we need.


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LISTEN: New ‘Wepa’ Remix from Gloria & Pitbull!

Celia would be so proud! Gloria Estefan and Mr. Worldwide have teamed up for a hot remix to La Reina’s new single “Wepa!” off her upcoming album, Miss Little Havana. As we witnessed a few years back with G’s “No Llores,” when these two get together, it’s fire—Cuba’s finest.

Remixed by Holland DJ R3hab, it’s just one of the many takes on Pharell’s original version, which we’re still obsessing over.


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What to Watch: Spy Kids 4
What to Watch: Spy Kids: All The Time In The World in 4D

Here’s one for the whole family! Writer/director Robert Rodriguez has returned to his cash-cow franchise with a fourth Spy Kids film, out today in theaters nationwide. And this time he called on his fellow Mexican American Jessica Alba.


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Project 365
POLL: Choose Your Favorite Look of the Week for Project 365!

This week, fashion designer Denise Focil took us back to one of our favorite 90s movies of all time, Singles, from director Cameron Crowe! Ah, the days of Doc Martens and flannel button-downs…Not that we’re trying to sway your vote!

From left to right, here is the breakdown from Denise for each outfit for Project 365. Vote for your fave look of the week below:


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What to Watch: Rio
What to Watch: Rio

If you loved Ice Age, then you’ll absolutely adore Rio, out this week on DVD. The animated film, helmed by Ice Age director Carlos Saldanha (a native of Rio de Janeiro himself), is one of those movies you can watch with the whole clan—and there aren’t many of those out there! This is the story of the domesticated rare blue macaw Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) who is taken to Rio to mate with the last female bird of his kind, the fiercely independent Jewel (voiced by Anne Hathaway).


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