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.
By Gerri Miller | 03/11/2010 - 11:42
Her four-season run as Ugly Betty is winding down, but América Ferrera's film career is heating up. Fresh off Sundance Film Festival accolades for The Dry Land, a drama she produced and appears in as the wife of a war-scarred veteran, Ferrera, 25, has two movies opening this month, the romantic comedy Our Family Wedding on March 12 and the animated How to Train Your Dragon on March 26.
By Kathryn Papanek | 03/05/2010 - 16:14
Part of the fun of the Academy Awards is trying to guess what celebrities will wear on the red carpet—from the gowns to the gems. Can't wait until Sunday to get your fill of celeb style? We asked jeweler-to-the-stars Neil Lane—who has provided red carpet jewelry for everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Salma Hayek—to show us the pieces he would choose if he was dressing these Latina stars on Oscar night. Here are his picks...