By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/27/2010 - 16:00
After a great start on Friday, a night it won, Jennifer Lopez’s return to big-screen comedy, The Back-Up Plan, couldn’t hold on through the weekend to top the box office. The film made $12.2 million, but was singed by America Ferrera’s How to Train your Dragon, which made $15 million in its fifth weekend, for a total of $178 million.
By Lee Hernandez | 04/13/2010 - 14:18
You might want to get a large order of fries and a 40 oz. Coke to go along with this week’s super-sized edition of Tube News because Latino TV stars are dominating headlines this week.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/22/2010 - 14:45
A boy who is a little different than those around him learns to use his oddity to come of age and help others. Pretty standard kid’s story/book/movie setup, right? But in How to Train Your Dragon, it’s the premise for an engaging, layered movie that blends drama and comedy beautifully and uses 3-D in a way that will set the standard for animated kid flicks.
By Angelique Serrano | 03/17/2010 - 13:00
Don’t get us wrong: We love América Ferrera. And we love Ugly Betty (this season, anyway). But you know what else we would love? A change of hairstyle for the young star of the recently released flick, Our Family Wedding. The poufy pompadour does modernize this tried and true half-up-half-down 'do. But frankly, after so many wears, we're ready for América to try something new. Take a look at Ms.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/12/2010 - 12:00
For a lot of Latinas who live constantly straddling two cultures, watching America Ferrera in Our Family Wedding, opening in theaters today, March 12, will be kind of like looking in a mirror. She plays Lucia, a modern, independent, ambitious girl—who turns into a wuss when she’s with her traditional Latin family: They don’t know she’s dropping out of law school to pursue a dream, let alone that their angelita lives with her boyfriend and has hot sex on the couch. She is thoroughly relatable.