Sassy Mama in LA http://sassymamainla.com A Latina Perspective on Entertainment, Lifestyle and Life. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:45:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.1 REVIEW: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES – A B-Movie With Braaains http://sassymamainla.com/2016/02/review-pride-and-prejudice-and-zombies/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/02/review-pride-and-prejudice-and-zombies/.html#respond Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:45:58 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16828 When you think of Jane Austen adaptations, a few things come to mind. Commonly they are British period costume dramas of manners where women are tempestuous, men are either be cruel or intensely romantic, and prevalent themes of station, class, character and morality are bandied about. Austen’s most well known novel, Pride and Prejudice, has […]

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REVIEW: JANE GOT A GUN Has No Bullets http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/review-jane-got-a-gun-has-no-bullets/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/review-jane-got-a-gun-has-no-bullets/.html#comments Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:53:56 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16816 JANE GOT A GUN’s gestation has been a tumultuous one – and I’m afraid her birth hasn’t been too kind either. It began as a promising feminist Western helmed by polarizing but daring auteur Lynne Ramsay (WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN). Natalie Portman signed on for the lead, co-starring Michael Fassbender. That’s when it […]

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The Finest Hours Movie Review http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/the-finest-hours-movie-review/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/the-finest-hours-movie-review/.html#respond Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:51:26 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16809 Tales of heroism are not lacking in the cinematic universe, but it takes a special mix of emotion, thrill and, let’s face it, some really great CGI at times, to truly make an impact so that we, as an audience go on the hero’s journey with the character on the screen. In Disney’s latest, The […]

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Animation Facts About DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda 3 http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/4-astonishing-animation-facts-about-kung-fu-panda-3/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/4-astonishing-animation-facts-about-kung-fu-panda-3/.html#comments Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:40:58 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16795 Kung Fu Panda 3 is out in theaters this weekend and we got to take a look behind the scenes at Dreamworks for the film’s release. As part of an exclusive blogger tour event, we were able to watch the film with the directors and a couple of the animators who worked on it. After […]

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8 Things You May Not Know About EDDIE THE EAGLE http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/8-things-you-may-not-know-about-eddie-the-eagle/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/8-things-you-may-not-know-about-eddie-the-eagle/.html#respond Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:21:57 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16803 Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards crash landed into our hearts during the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary when he became Great Britain’s ski jumping record holder. He fast became somewhat of a poster boy for underdogs everywhere what with his positive spirit being greater than his limited skill set. Director Dexter Fletcher’s EDDIE THE EAGLE captures […]

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Jack Black Talks Kung Fu Panda 3 and Fatherhood http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/jack-black-talks-kung-fu-panda-3-and-fatherhood/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/jack-black-talks-kung-fu-panda-3-and-fatherhood/.html#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:54:00 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16786 To some, Jack Black is half of the rock duo, Tenacious D (I’ve seen them live- trust me when I say- ROCK STARS!!). To others, he’s the funny dude from movies like High Fidelity, Tropic Thunder and, as of this past Halloween season, he’s R.L Stine too. But to kids, he’s the adorable, lovable, goofy […]

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The Finest Hours Cast Talks Challenges, Doing The Right Thing and More http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/the-finest-hours-cast-interview/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/the-finest-hours-cast-interview/.html#respond Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:35:15 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16780 Tales of true heroism do two things to you when you’re watching them on the big screen. One, make you inspired because there are people so amazing that they actually put themselves on the line for others and two, make you wonder if you were in the same situations, would and could, you be heroic too. […]

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Rachel Hunter Interview: Tour of Beauty Around the World http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/rachel-hunter-interview-tour-of-beauty-around-the-world/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/rachel-hunter-interview-tour-of-beauty-around-the-world/.html#respond Mon, 25 Jan 2016 23:13:41 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16771 Supermodel Rachel Hunter went around the world to explore ideas of beauty in different cultures. Even for a woman admired by both men and women, Hunter is sensitive to the ways in which society judges women, particularly for their appearance. Perhaps she is even more sensitive, because the same entertainment industry that built her up […]

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Jennie Snyder Urman on Jane The Virgin Spring Surprises http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/jennie-snyder-urman-on-jane-the-virgin-spring-surprises/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/jennie-snyder-urman-on-jane-the-virgin-spring-surprises/.html#respond Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:44:17 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16767 It’s been a long holiday break waiting for Jane the Virgin to return. It’s hard enough waiting every week, but when they take a whole month off, it’s torture! When we last left off, Petra was arrested after her mom sold her out. Jane was trying to keep “calma” when Rafael wanted Mateo for Chrismas, […]

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How DIRTY GRANDPA Made My Feminism Hurt: An Exposé http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/how-dirty-grandpa-made-my-feminism-hurt/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/01/how-dirty-grandpa-made-my-feminism-hurt/.html#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 02:54:08 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=16759 It’s fast becoming a rule of thumb that January-released Zac Efron films should be avoided like the plague. This is a most unfortunate turn of events for an actor who essentially made his name when HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL was released in January of 2006 and propelled his career into the stratosphere. Lately though, this frigid […]

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