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

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.


Read Post

The 19 Worst Movies Of 2014, According To Rotten Tomatoes

(116) 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...

Read Post

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...

Read Post

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.


Read Post

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...

Read Post

Amy Poehler Struggles With Sleep Just Like The Rest Of Us

(7) 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...

Read Post

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...

Read Post

Why Oprah Was Convinced To Make 'Selma'

(10) 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...

Read Post

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

(5) 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,...

Read Post

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...

Read Post

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....

Read Post

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...

Read Post

Hospital Cancer Program Confronts The Existential

(16) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 9:28 AM

People who battle stage 4 cancer are familiar with words like chemotherapy, radiation and metastasize. But words they may not hear at a hospital as often are existentialism, mindfulness, legacy and humor.

Dr. Arash Asher at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is dedicating his life to changing that.

Read Post

Chrissy Teigen Doesn't Care About Her Nip Slip: 'A Nipple Is A Nipple Is A Nipple'

(67) Comments | Posted October 11, 2014 | 8:47 AM

The year's most beautiful sheer-blouse, eyes-closed, on-the-grass photo definitely goes to supermodel Chrissy Teigen. But what she didn't realize at the time of posting it to Instagram was that her nipple was just as prominent as the face of her husband, John Legend.

The 28-year-old, who made her debut in...

Read Post

Sam Smith: 'I'm Not Beyonce'

(12) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 2:48 PM

Sam Smith took Los Angeles' collective breath away this week, playing two completely sold out shows at the famed 5,870-seat Greek Theater in Griffith Park. Only a year ago, he pointed out, he performed at the tiny Troubador club in West Hollywood and thanked the fans who came to that...

Read Post

The 'Most Borderline Cheating Thing' Dax Shepard Ever Did To Kristen Bell Is Get A Spray Tan

(11) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 10:41 AM

When Dax Shepard wears striped Dickies overalls and a cutoff "Wizard of Oz" T-shirt to lunch with you in a hip neighborhood of Los Angeles on a Monday afternoon, you know it's going to be a good day. Embarrassed that he wore those same overalls at the lunch spot just...

Read Post

Jeff Bridges Is All Cool With 'The Giver,' Here's Why

(6) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 1:47 PM

Jeff Bridges spent exactly 18 years developing the film “The Giver,” an adaptation of Lois Lowry's beloved dystopian children’s book by the same name. The starring role that Bridges plays (he also produced the film) was originally intended for his father, Lloyd Bridges, who is now deceased.

“It was...

Read Post

8 Surprisingly Wise Lessons From Kids In Film

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 3:08 PM

"Young" and "naive" are often descriptions of children in film. But sometimes it takes a child's fresh take on the world to change an adult's perspective.

Here are eight gems from our favorite young characters that can be appreciated at any age:

Matilda, "Matilda" (1996)


Read Post

This Hidden Oasis Offers Spiritual Peace In The Heart Of Los Angeles

(40) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 2:16 PM

There is a hidden lake tucked away in the middle of a swanky Los Angeles neighborhood, but it's unknown even to the vast majority of native Angelenos. The lake provides a site of profound spiritual transformation for many, including Brother Satyananda, a monk of nearly 40 years from the...

Read Post

This Is What's Inside The VMAs Gift Bag

(17) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 9:18 AM

In today's edition of being a celebrity has its perks: A lot of stuff goes into the official MTV Video Music Awards gift bag. And the not everything fit in one photo. Reality check: if you're going as a seat-filler, don't get too haughty. These gifts are only for attending...

Read Post