Movies

The First Superhero

Submitted by ub on Sat, 10/16/2021 - 17:43
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Is there anyone you know who can show or tell you who was the very first superhero to break into the mass media world?

Latino superheroes over the years have graced this comic medium and delivered a diverse but sometimes stereotypical sampling of Hispanic characters.

God Bless and Love Them - I Do

Submitted by ub on Fri, 06/18/2021 - 11:16
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Happy Fathers Day Weekend. Whether you're a father, or by marriage, or a parent who adopted. I love my kids and all my grandchildren.

However, I am a divorced dad living at a distance who at a ripe old age realizes a limited connection to my family. My adult kids are mostly married with children who know how to reach me. I always reached out to them and miss my DaD and grandfathers.

Reflecting Surroundings

Submitted by ub on Wed, 06/16/2021 - 14:12
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Some may decide to call it playing and trying to please the crowd, I prefer to focus on reflecting the community that we want to serve.

With its Latino cast, the arrival of In the Heights on #HBO and at local theaters was billed as a milestone for Hollywood. However, Lin-Manuel Miranda issued an apology for the film not including enough black Latino actors.

HFPA Diversity NOT ub Tue, 05/11/2021 - 09:25

The Gloden Globes changes will make the Association bigger, transparent, and accountable.

The #HFPA has finally announced their long-time-coming Reform Plans and scheduled Timeline. https://bit.ly/3vNTxLY

Rita Moreno: Still Shining

Submitted by ub on Mon, 04/26/2021 - 20:35
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Another Hollywood Powerful Woman was front and center at last night's OSCARS: She is an American Legend and Icon 89-year-old Rita Moreno, who is now Executive Producer on Steven Spielberg's new version film of West Side Story.

Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer. Her career has spanned over 70 years; her notable acting work includes supporting roles in the musical films Singin' in the Rain 1952, The King and I 1956, and West Side Story, as well as a 1971 to 1977 stint on the children's television series The Electric Company, and

A Generation of Dreams

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/23/2021 - 18:26
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On this Oscars Weekend, we offer a blast from the past with some notable stars ⭐️ who have earned their American film stripes.

MY FAMILY, MI FAMILIA stars Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, and AFI Board in a story about three generations of a Mexican American family living in East Los Angeles. The film was co-written and produced by AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Discipline Head Anna Thomas. 

A Family Affair

Submitted by ub on Tue, 04/20/2021 - 12:15
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Sabrina, and I got together for dinner last night in what could be described as an NYC blowout. We had fun, believe me.

I had not hugged my baby daughter, Sabrina for over a year, and needless to say, this magic was long overdue. We were hearing all about the projects she is working on, and listing to Sabrina tell stories about my youngest grandchild Olivia.

The Best Medicine

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:44
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While medical doctors and scientific researches seek a cure for #COViD19 which is also known as the #CoronaVirus Pandemic, there is a phrase which I have always enjoyed - Laughter is the best medicine with positive side effects.

As more people around the world practice social distancing and carry on life under quarantine. #CityImages recommends the following funny major motion pictures and videos to view. WARNING ⚠️ Expect Adult Language or topics.

OSCARS 2020

Submitted by ub on Sat, 02/08/2020 - 14:31
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The Academy Awards are known as the Oscars. These are awards for artistic and technical merit in the movie industry.

They are given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the awards are an international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership,

But don’t watch the Oscars just for the winning films and actors. Watch for the political commentaries.

The program will be aired live on ABC LIVE SUNDAY at 8P on ABC TV