Edward James Olmos from Coco #PixarCocoEvent

Edward James Olmos as Chicharrón in Coco - mamalatinatips.com

Although appearing for just a few short minutes in Disney Pixar’s smash hit, Coco, the emotional impact of the character, Chicharrón, voiced by veteran actor Edward James Olmos, hasn’t gone unnoticed by moviegoers. Without giving anything away (I won’t spoil it), his scene added a moment of gravitas to the film that may have been … Read more

The Music of Coco: Fun Facts

Music of Coco - mamalatinatips.com

A few months ago I made a visit to Pixar for a glimpse behind the scenes of the making of their smash hit, Coco. While there, I got a chance to learn about the music of Coco, and had an amazing conversation with Coco’s musical team, Michael Giacchino (composer), Germaine Franco (songwriter/arranger), Camilo Lara (music … Read more

Disney Pixar Coco Gift Guide

The new Disney Pixar feature animated film, Coco, opens in theaters today, November 22! This is so exciting for me. Just a couple of weeks ago I was invited to see it at the Hollywood premiere, and since then, I’ve been counting the days to take my own family to the theater to see it … Read more

Interview with Benjamin Bratt from Coco

Benjamin Bratt as Ernesto de la Cruz in Disney Pixar "Coco"

Over the next few days, I’m going to share several interviews from different cast members of the new Disney Pixar film, Coco. While close to my heart and my Mexican roots, Coco’s message is universal, and will be loved by all. That’s why I want to share everything I can about it. I hope you … Read more

Disney Pixar Coco Review and Red Carpet Premiere

Scene of Coco, Miguel and his guitar watching his idol Ernesto de la Cruz - mamalatinatips.com

Movie premieres are always fun, but the evening of November 8th was extra special for me. On that evening, Hollywood Boulevard at the El Capitan Theater was transformed into a bit of Mexico for the premiere of the much-anticipated, new Disney Pixar film, Coco. Coco Coco tells the story of Miguel Rivera and his family. … Read more


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