Where’s my Disney Latina doll?

November 13, 2014

BY MARIANA CEJA We have Disney princesses for almost all ethnicities, starting with the nine white ones: Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Ariel, Belle, Rapunzel, Merida, Elsa and Anna. Disney later added minority princesses such as Pocahontas (Native American), Mulan (Asian), Jasmine (Arab) and Tiana (African-American). Where is my Latina princess? Yes, Disney unveiled a […]

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“Star Wars” has a new hope

November 20, 2012

By BRUCE HARDT   “Star Wars” is the king of nerdy franchises. The problem is that it wasn’t always such. There was a point 15 or so years ago when the glory, fun and otherworldly feel of the beloved “original trilogy” still existed, untouched by George Lucas’s tinkering and unfulfilling prequels. I was 8 years […]

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ packed with talent

March 11, 2010

By Laura Halverson The stars shine in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” with vivid special effects, extravagant costumes and pure talent. The beloved tale by Lewis Carroll comes to life on the silver screen, with stars like Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen, Anne Hathaway as the White […]

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