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Sasha Bronner
Sasha Bronner is the Los Angeles Editor for The Huffington Post. She previously worked at United Talent Agency, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Vanity Fair magazine, where she wrote about film, entertainment and culture for She graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in English and creative writing and hopes to one day write a novel with the first line Mama goes mad.

Entries by Sasha Bronner

'Dope' Is The Buzziest, Coolest, Dopest Film At Sundance

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2015 | 5:55 PM

There is something genius about setting a coming-of-age comedy in 2014, but making the main characters obsessed with '90s hip-hop. You get the best of both worlds: the pop culture references, Bitcoin, iPhones and YouTube -- paired with the flyest '90s wardrobe a teenager could ask for, a soundtrack featuring...

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Lena Dunham Dings Woody Allen, Discusses Campus Rape At Sundance

(11) Comments | Posted January 24, 2015 | 9:57 PM

“America is at its most puritanical,” Lena Dunham proclaimed to a group of (mostly female) patrons at a Sundance panel discussion on Saturday afternoon. "People are forgetting that humor is a tool for debate and a tool for expression."

The panel, moderated by New Yorker critic Emily Nussbaum,...

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Sundance So Far: Adam Scott & Jason Schwartzman's Fake Penises, Ethan Hawke's Latest Dad & 'The Witch'

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2015 | 5:28 PM

Last time on Sundance So Far, we discussed "The Bronze" and other movies that opened the festival. Temperatures dropped to 18 degrees at sundown in Park City, Utah, on Day 2 of Sundance. Parkas were out and crowds were thick at some of the most anticipated...

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30 Years Of Oscar Winners Who Went Through The Sundance Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 9:50 AM

What do Woody Allen, Cher, Hilary Swank and Kevin Spacey have in common? They have all won Oscars for films that screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

Two of 2014's most critically acclaimed films, both of which premiered at Sundance, garnered a combined 11

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Kevin Costner Hopes His New Movie Redefines How People Think About Race

(34) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 9:46 AM

Kevin Costner, who just turned 60 earlier this week, can do a lot of things.

“I can make a love story. I can make the American baseball movie. I can make the political thriller, the Western, the romantic comedy. And sometimes you get to make a movie about the moments...

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Jennifer Aniston: 'Almost Just As Good To Be No. 1 Snubbed Than To Be Nominated'

(165) Comments | Posted January 17, 2015 | 8:07 AM

It would be naïve to assume that as a top celebrity in Hollywood, Jennifer Aniston could get any role she wanted. But the actress revealed Friday that she was drawn to play a mourning addict in the upcoming film “Cake” because she had her own doubts about herself. “I...

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24 Of Your Favorite Stars With Movies At The Sundance Film Festival

(1) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 2:13 PM

Not all stars are sitting at home with juice cleanses waiting for the Academy Awards to come around in February. Some of Hollywood's most respected and prolific actors have films at the Sundance Film Festival this year, and we can't wait to check out the talent in Park City, Utah....

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Jennifer Aniston, Arianna Huffington Toast The Film 'Cake' At Huffington's Brentwood Home

(5) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 8:38 AM

Arianna Huffington took to Instagram Tuesday afternoon to applaud actress Jennifer Aniston for her performance in the highly-anticipated film, "Cake." Huffington posted a photo of the two embracing and described "Cake" as "an amazing movie putting flesh and blood on mental health and addiction."

The post came shortly after a...

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이것이 2014년 최악의 영화 19편이다, 로튼토마토에 따르면 그렇다

(4) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 11:30 AM

한 해를 정리할 시즌이 왔다. 수많은 베스트 리스트가 쏟아지고 있다. 물론, 베스트를 꼽을 땐 워스트도 뽑아야 제맛이다.

아래는 북미 비평가들의 평점을 모두 모아서 통계를 내는 로튼토마토를 기준으로 허핑턴포스트US가 선정한 올해 최악의 영화 19편이다. 조니 뎁과 마크 월버그에게 2014년은 그리 좋은 해는 아니었던 것 같다.


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The 19 Worst Movies Of 2014, According To Rotten Tomatoes

(123) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 5:53 PM

Finding ourselves at the jolliest time of the year -- the season where all the talk is about Oscar nominations and best performances -- it really is devilishly delightful to remember that not all movies were created equal. Some may have had millions of dollars at their disposal...

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Even Joaquin Phoenix Won't Tell You What 'Inherent Vice' Is About

(2) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 2:22 PM

Joaquin Phoenix wouldn't go so far as to call himself a Method actor -- "I'm not a Method actor, I don't even know what Method acting is," he told The Guardian in an interview earlier this year -- but he's definitely committed to the work. For "Gladiator," which...

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14 Reasons We Are Especially Grateful To Live In L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Thanksgiving is a time for thanks, which is why HuffPost LA -- a group made up of both transplants and native Angelenos -- has compiled a list of reasons we feel truly blessed to call this city home. Debate our selections in the comments below, and pass the gravy.


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The One Part Of 'Wild' That Still Makes Cheryl Strayed Wince

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 2:34 PM

“You can really kill a horse in literature,” author Cheryl Strayed said when asked about the differences between her best-selling book, “Wild,” and the highly-anticipated (and Oscar-buzzed-about) film, starring Reese Witherspoon.

At the moment of the interview, Strayed, 46, had just received her copy of Vanity Fair's...

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Amy Poehler Struggles With Sleep Just Like The Rest Of Us

(5) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 6:22 PM

You'd think the juggling act of raising two young sons, producing, acting and sometimes directing the final season of "Parks and Recreation," hosting the 2013 and 2014 Golden Globes and maintaining her besties status with Seth Meyers and Tina Fey would be tiring enough. But actress Amy Poehler doesn't curl...

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Hilary Swank Is Still 'Flabbergasted' By Hollywood, Even After 2 Oscars

(36) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 5:16 PM

Hilary Swank made her film debut in 1992 with “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and followed two years later with “The Next Karate Kid." She has made a career out of playing badass women in unconventional roles. She has also won two Oscars -- for playing a paralyzed boxer in "Million...

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Why Oprah Was Convinced To Make 'Selma'

(11) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 6:46 PM

An unfinished cut of the upcoming civil rights film “Selma” screened to a capacity audience at the AFI Fest in Los Angeles on Tuesday, and the film received an emotional standing ovation at its conclusion -- and that was before Oprah Winfrey even came out on stage.

Winfrey produced the...

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Mark Wahlberg Was A 'Punk' The First Time He Met Leonardo DiCaprio

(6) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 5:35 PM

Today Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCaprio consider themselves close friends, but things were not always so rosy for the pair. And Wahlberg feels he still has a little explaining to do.

It's not the first time the star of the upcoming remake "The Gambler," with John Goodman and Jessica Lange,...

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30 Days Of Glorious Concerts Descend Upon L.A. This November

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 7:27 PM

Starting November 1, you're going to want some Red Bull.

The energy drink mega company is launching "30 Days in LA" -- a month long musical celebration featuring a different concert each night all over the sprawling city of Los Angeles. The coolest part? Every day brings...

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Mindy Kaling Defends Controversial Anal Sex Episode

(325) Comments | Posted October 21, 2014 | 10:47 AM

Mindy Kaling and the cast of "The Mindy Project" are always keeping it sexy -- this season more so than ever, especially now that Mindy and her office crush, Danny Castellano (Chris Messina), are finally in a monogamous relationship.

But with monogamy comes experimentation, at least according to Kaling....

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Rob Lowe: 'Living Well Is The Best Revenge'

(57) Comments | Posted October 18, 2014 | 2:14 PM

Rob Lowe, 25 years sober, sat in the Champagne Room at the famed Palladium Theater in Hollywood, California on Friday night, dressed in all black but sans tie. The 50-year-old actor was all ready for prom.

There with his wife, Sheryl Berkoff, Lowe was on hand to support comedian Seth...

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