Sassy Mama in LA http://sassymamainla.com A Latina Perspective on Entertainment, Lifestyle and Life. Wed, 25 May 2016 21:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ Leading Ladies Talk Their Roles and Female Empowerment http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/mia-wasikowska-anne-hathaway-alice-looking-glass/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/mia-wasikowska-anne-hathaway-alice-looking-glass/.html#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 19:00:02 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17828 Mia Wasikowska (Alice) and Anne Hathaway (The White Queen) return in James Bobin’s Alice Through the Looking Glass to reprise their roles from the original film. The film’s lead actresses chatted over a recreated “tea time” setting to discuss the sequel to the 2010 Tim Burton film Alice in Wonderland. The leading ladies talked to invited press about what […]

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REVIEW: NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING – Women’s Glib http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-neighbors-2-sorority-rising-womens-glib/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-neighbors-2-sorority-rising-womens-glib/.html#respond Fri, 20 May 2016 05:18:33 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17812 “You can pick your friends, but you can’t always choose your neighbors,” or so goes the cliché that applies to the perpetually-plagued protagonists of the NEIGHBORS franchise. Director Nicholas Stoller’s original film did a terrific job blending a campus comedy with heartfelt sentiments about brotherhood and parenthood. With his equally as uproarious sequel, NEIGHBORS 2: […]

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REVIEW: THE NICE GUYS – That Old (Shane) Black Magic http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-nice-guys-old-shane-black-magic/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-nice-guys-old-shane-black-magic/.html#respond Fri, 20 May 2016 04:47:51 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17807 Writer-director Shane Black’s voice is unique. He revolutionized the buddy-cop genre with his secret sauce of action, comedy, and razor-sharp dialogue in films like LETHAL WEAPON, THE LAST BOY SCOUT, and KISS KISS BANG BANG. Now he’s back to do it again with THE NICE GUYS. It’s the type of practically-trademarked pulpy LA noir he […]

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The Cast Of ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’ Talk About The New Girls Next Door http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/the-cast-of-neighbors-2-sorority-rising-talk-about-the-new-girls-next-door/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/the-cast-of-neighbors-2-sorority-rising-talk-about-the-new-girls-next-door/.html#comments Wed, 18 May 2016 07:58:28 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17800 The much anticipated sequel to Nicholas Stoller’s 2014’s Neighbors, hits theaters this weekend with Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. Most of the cast of the original including stars Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Zac Efron return and are joined by the new girls next door Chloë Grace Moretz, Beanie Feldstein and Kiersey Clemons. The cast chatted with press at the Universal suburban backlot to discuss […]

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Home Video Shopping List, Late May: Deadpool, Kindergarten Cop 2, Manhunter & Race http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/home-video-shopping-list-late-may-deadpool-kindergarten-cop-2-manhunter-race/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/home-video-shopping-list-late-may-deadpool-kindergarten-cop-2-manhunter-race/.html#respond Tue, 17 May 2016 19:45:27 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17792 Normally we focus only on the Blu-ray releases so our readers can experience the highest quality movies. This month, a DVD only release made a big enough impression to be included. See the reviews below for Deadpool, the most surprising superhero movie of the year, a surprising sequel, a classic special edition and an overlooked historical […]

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Freditorial: Meghan Trainor’s Thank You – Evolving Artist or Bullied By The Record Label? http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/freditorial-meghan-trainor-thank-you/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/freditorial-meghan-trainor-thank-you/.html#respond Mon, 16 May 2016 16:00:28 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17770 This is the plight of being a music fan. Just when you discover a new artist who has a sound that’s totally your jam, they decide to branch out and try something new. Artists have a right to change and it raises interesting questions about obligation to their fans and changing just for the sake […]

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Snorkeling With Angry Birds: Discovering Bird Island- By Sea! #AngryBirdsMovie http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/discovering-bird-island-sea-snorkeling-angrybirdsmovie/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/discovering-bird-island-sea-snorkeling-angrybirdsmovie/.html#respond Mon, 16 May 2016 10:23:10 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17778 Now that we have discovered bird island by air, learned a little anger management, it was time to discover bird island in a truly unique manner- snorkeling! Thanks to Sony Pictures, as part of the Angry Birds press junket, a few of us bloggers got treated to a snorkeling cruise that I will never forget. […]

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REVIEW – THE LOBSTER is weird, wacky & wickedly wonderful http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-lobster-weird-wacky-wickedly-wonderful/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-lobster-weird-wacky-wickedly-wonderful/.html#comments Sat, 14 May 2016 01:24:06 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17763 There are many different forms of love, so why shouldn’t romantic comedies come in just as many different forms? The ones that tend to stick with audiences are the films that skew slightly away from tradition. ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND and (500) DAYS OF SUMMER are modern examples of doing just that – […]

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REVIEW: MONEY MONSTER-s Inc. http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-money-monsters-inc/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/review-money-monsters-inc/.html#respond Thu, 12 May 2016 16:46:42 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17756 Accountability. It’s what everyone wanted to see when it came to the housing and financial crisis our country went through in the late aughts. But as we learned the hard way, life doesn’t work like that. The fat cats who started this whole mess walked away with barely any personal or professional liability. Director Jodie […]

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Flying With Angry Birds: A Hawaiian Ziplining Adventure #AngryBirdsMovie http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/flying-angry-birds-hawaiian-ziplining-adventure-angrybirdsmovie/.html http://sassymamainla.com/2016/05/flying-angry-birds-hawaiian-ziplining-adventure-angrybirdsmovie/.html#respond Thu, 12 May 2016 09:47:03 +0000 http://sassymamainla.com/?p=17742 Soaring over gorgeous Hawaiian landscapes is the perfect way to get acquainted with how Angry Birds can fly. Or, at least, as a guest of Sony Pictures, that’s how most press and bloggers got to learn while in Hawaii for the Angry Birds press junket. I didn’t actually do it myself, due to a few factors, […]

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