Disney Movies

March 13, 2015

My Cinderella Moment

Tweet     When I was a little girl the first Disney movie I ever saw in a theater was Cinderella. For that reason alone, it has a very special place in my heart. I like Cinderella because it is about the power of transformation, and how our heroine found the confidence and self-esteem that […]

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March 5, 2015

Creating Sounds for a Fairy Movie

Tweet   I’m always curious about how a movie is made. I especially enjoy hearing how they come up with the music. A few days ago I visited DisneyToon Studios in Los Angeles for a conversation with Brett Swain, music supervisor, and Bleu, instrumentalist for the new fairy movie Tinker Bell and the Legend of […]

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February 20, 2015

Why You Have to Watch McFarland USA Now

Tweet   I’m a sucker for movies inspired by actual events. But I don’t think any film has moved me quite like Disney’s McFarland, USA, has. There are a lot of reasons for this: One is I used to live near McFarland. I’ve often driven past those cotton and vegetable fields, orchards and vineyards planted […]

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February 16, 2015

Interview with Kevin Costner #McFarlandUSAEvent

Tweet     Saturday, February 7, 2015, a day I will never forget. I had the chance to interview one of my favorite actors, Kevin Costner and I remember being a little nervous, not just for the interview, but because I was asked to be photographer for the group. We were a group of 25 […]

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February 13, 2015

5 Fun Facts about Leigh-Allyn Baker & Disney’s Bad Hair Day Movie

Tweet Bad Hair Day premieres today, February 13, 2015, on the Disney Channel starring the very talented and hilarious Leigh-Allyn Baker (best known for her role as Amy Duncan in Good Luck Charlie) and the equally talented and gorgeous Laura Marano. A few days ago, I had the good fortune of seeing Bad Hair Day […]

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January 27, 2015

What Would You Ask Kevin Costner?

Tweet If you had the opportunity to be in front of Kevin Costner, what would you ask him? In a few days I’ll be traveling to LA to interview him about his new feature film, Disney’s McFarland, USA (opening in theaters on February 20th), and I would love to take your questions with me. Just […]

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November 6, 2014

10 Surprising Facts about Maleficent: An Interview with Don Hahn

Tweet   Last September, I had the rare opportunity to visit the former Disney estate in Los Felíz near Los Angeles. It was the house where Disney’s family lived from 1932 to 1950, and where Disney created projects like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Fantasia. It was in this house where Disney started conceptualizing the […]

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November 4, 2014

Planes: Fire & Rescue Blu-ray Bonus Content and Giveaway

Tweet   Today, Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue is available in stores! I’ve featured this adorable movie a number of times over the past few weeks. I’ve shared an interview with Bobs Gannaway and Ferrell Barron, director and producer, and I even showed some of the real attack planes that were the inspiration for characters […]

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October 29, 2014

Interview with Bobs Gannaway & Ferrel Barron #FireAndRescue

Tweet If you and your kids, like me, are fans of the Disney movie Planes: Fire & Rescue, you may find this interview very interesting. I love movies and for me it’s a treat when I have the opportunity to find out what goes on behind the scenes. I love hearing about things like the research […]

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October 13, 2014

Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition Giveaway

Tweet Disney Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition is in stores and Mama Latina Tips has not one, but two Blu-ray/DVD packs to giveaway in celebration!! If you are new to Sleeping Beauty, or can’t quite remember the details, this is the story of Princess Aurora, who is cursed by the evil Maleficent and is in serious […]

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