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Studio Movie Grill Glendale Experience

When I was a kid, going to the movies meant sitting in uncomfortable chairs that may or may not have dried gum under the seat. It was also about getting to the theatre early to reserve seats for friends by hanging jackets and leaving items on seats while giving the stink eye to anyone who […]

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“Incredibles 2” and the power of Mom

Over the Labor Day weekend, I finally watched the summer Pixar hit, “Incredibles 2“. Thankfully, it returned to theaters over the weekend, so my family and I were able to have the full-movie experience. I absolutely loved it! This post contains spoilers, so if you haven’t seen it and like to be surprised, revisit this post after […]

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“RBG” is a must-see documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Over the weekend, I saw of the movie “RBG”. It’s a documentary which focuses on the history of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s rise to her current position in the justice system, focusing on her advocating for women’s rights which led to a fan-base who dubs her as “The Notorious RBG”. “RBG” should be […]

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Press Interview with “Tully” actors and director

  A couple weeks ago, I attended a press interview for the movie “Tully”, with director Jason Reitman, and stars Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston, and Mark Duplas. The day prior, we watched a special screening of the movie, which you can read about here (no spoilers). Below are highlights from the “Mommy Blogger” […]

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LOVE, SIMON interview and movie recap and Advance Screening Opportunity

Last week, I attended a special media screening and panel interview (with actors Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, and Josh Duhamel) for the 20th Century Fox film “LOVE, SIMON” at The London Hotel in West Hollywood. Prior to the screening, simply designed, tongue-in-cheek billboards around town piqued my interest. View this post on Instagram A post shared […]

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“Paddington 2” comes to theaters January 12th

The adorable and lovable Paddington is back in theatres in Paddington 2 January 12th! My friend Rosanne, with her two children, ages 4 and 8, attended a special screening sponsored by Warner Brothers Pictures in December on behalf of Westside Mommy. It was held at The London Hotel in West Hollywood, where guests also enjoyed snacks […]

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DARKEST HOUR movie review, discussion panel, and special exhibit on The Queen Mary

This past weekend, I attended a special screening of Darkest Hour, a movie about Winston Churchill’s election to Prime Minister and his decision to take Britain to war. After the screening at the Pacific Design Center, we took a shuttle to The Queen Mary in Long Beach. There, we attended a panel discussion with some of […]

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Upcoming Event: Vulture Festival Nov. 18-19

What do Natalie Portman, Issa Rae, Sofia Coppola, Sarah Silverman, Kerry Washington, Lena Dunham, and Robert Pattinson have in common? They’re all featured talent at the Vulture Festival L.A., November 18th and 19th at The Hollywood Roosevelt. What is Vulture Festival? Vulture Festival is an annual weekend pop-culture extravaganza presented by Vulture.com & New York Magazine, bringing together industry leaders and fans […]

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IMAX with Laser at California Science Center

Last Sunday, we attended a special screening of AMAZON ADVENTURE 3D at California Science Center’s IMAX Theatre and experienced their brand-new IMAX with Laser projection system and 12-channel surround sound system. This renovation and upgrade takes the audience experience to new heights, providing exceptional sound and vivid color to the seven-story screen. The Sound They […]

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THE LION KING SING-ALONG at The El Capitan Theatre

Yesterday, my daughter and I attended THE LION KING SING-ALONG at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. It was a first visit to the theatre for both of us, and the first viewing of The Lion King for my daughter. I was thrilled when we were invited to attend and write about it for the blog because The Lion King is […]