By Angie Romero | 06/03/2011 - 14:00
Welcome to What to Watch! Every Friday, we'll tell you what’s worth your time and money in theaters or from the comfort of your own home. Whether it’s an indie pic, a documentary, a TV special, a Web series, or a new DVD release, we’ve got you covered. This week, we kick things off with a movie from down south—way south.
Argentina is known for many things and cinema is definitely one of them. Last year alone, they released something like 150 movies. Even their bad ones are still better than a lot of the commercial basura Hollywood sometimes releases.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2011 - 09:33
Here's a first look at Cameron Diaz in the new R-rated comedy she stars in alongside ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake. In the film, Diaz plays a teacher who is just biding her time in her day job until she can meet and marry her meal ticket and find a way out of the job she despises.
And believe us, she's a very bad teacher. Diaz's character curses, drinks, gets high and shamelessly throws herself at the new wealthy substitute in the hopes of seducing him into marriage...and that's just first period! Check out the clip below:
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/24/2011 - 11:03
We recently spoke to Fernanda Romero, the star of mun2s bilingual series, RPM Miami. Romera plays badass chica Luisa, a struggling single mom who races cars at night (a la The Fast & The Furious). The edgy Mexican actress shared with us her Latina inspiration: “I do love Michelle [Rodriquez]. I think she’s badass, of course.” Which made us think of some of our favorite tough ladies. Here are our 6 favorites and why we love them!
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2011 - 16:30
The Guinness Book of World Records recently declared that 114-year-old Maria Gomes Valentim, a resident of Brazil, is officially the world's oldest living human! Brazilian culture has given so many wonderful things to the world, and people there are clearly happy, or they would not be living to be 114.
From caipirinhas to samba—the stand-out South American country has got it going on! Here's why:
By Celestrellas | 05/16/2011 - 13:40
It seems fitting that recently anointed CoverGirl spokeswoman, Sofía Vergara, would also land a role in in a sexual thriller at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Huffington Post reports that The Paperboy, which will also star Hollywood hunk Matthew McConaughey, is the brainchild of director Lee Daniels and is based on the 1995 book of the same name by author Pete Dexter.
By Stacey Rivera | 05/16/2011 - 10:00
OK, it is a long video BUT if you are excited about the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and you love Penelope Cruz, there are some great moments here, including Penelope talking about how her sister Monica’s dance background helped her swing a sword as Penelope’s body double and a cute celebrities-are-real-people-moment when Penelope fixes her eyelashes at the beginning of the press conference.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/13/2011 - 11:30
Aimee Garcia is used to playing a teen. The 32-year-old actress is probably best known for her role as bratty Veronica Palmero on The George Lopez Show, and in her newest film Go For It! Garcia plays a 19-year-old Chicago-bred Latina who struggles to fulfill her dreams of becoming a professional dancer despite a slew of obstacles. The film, which hits theatres today, was written, directed, and produced by Latina Carmen Marron and features a mostly Hispanic cast.
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 18:38
In the Shrek spin-off, Puss in Boots, Salma Hayek plays Ms. Kitty Soft Paws, the female counterpart to Antonio Banderas' Puss in Boots. But even though the two actors' characters interact in the movie, Salma and Antonio have yet to work together on the film.