The Bachelor Season 20 Interview with Chris Harrison – #TheBachelor #ABCTVEvent

While I was in Los Angeles in December I had to opportunity to sit down with Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, to chat about the upcoming Season 20 Premiere. I have watched The Bachelor since season one but it’s my mom that is a die hard fan. She watches the show and then talks with her friends about it the next day. When she heard that I was going to meet Chris Harrison as part of the ABC TV Event {Read More}

Fanboy or Director, J.J. Abrams Talks About His Star Wars Experience – #StarWarsEvent #StarWarsTheForceAwakens

J.J. Abrams has been an influential part of my entertainment life growing up. I watched Felicity, Alias and Lost so I am huge fan of his work. When I heard that he was going to be the director of Star Wars I knew that the franchise was in good hands. What J.J. brings to a story is amazing because of his character development and strong female leads. Fanboy or Director J.J. Abrams was 11 years old when he saw Star Wars in the movie {Read More}

Interview with a Pilot and a Pirate – Oscar Isaac & Lupita Nyong’o Talk About Star Wars – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens #StarWars

Oscar Isaac – Pilot Poe Dameron Oscar Isaac plays Poe Dameron who is a Resistance pilot that is committed to defeating the First Order. He believes in the Force and he can be a little reckless in wanting to prove that he is a leader and a hero. Oscar explains that Poe also has swagger and confidence that comes from people that can soar above everyone else and do many things at once like fighting a fighter jet, getting into dog {Read More}

Kathleen Kennedy is More than Just a Mom, she Rules the Galaxy – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens

Listening to Kathleen Kennedy talk about the making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens made me feel like I could do anything. She began her career in Hollywood as Steven Spielberg’s assistant and quickly moved up and went on to produce numerous blockbuster movies, just check out her IMDb. She is now the president of LucasFilm. She is the MOST powerful woman in Hollywood but 9 times out of 10 chooses family first. Balancing work and family can take a long time to {Read More}

Get to Know John Boyega, Finn from Star Wars – #StarWarsEvent #StarWarsTheForceAwakens

John Boyega is a mountain of energy as he enters the room and from the start of the interview I knew we were going to have a lot of laughs. He seems to be quite the opposite of the conflicted Stormtrooper that he plays in the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  On the Set When John saw himself as a Stormtrooper for the first time it was the final step at becoming his character and it felt quite profound. When he held a {Read More}

Exclusive Interview with Rising Star Daisy Ridley – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens

Millions of people have seen her fresh face plastered everywhere, yet she is an unknown actress. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be Daisy Ridley’s first movie role. She stars in the film as Rey, a scavenger on the desert planet of Jakku. Kathleen Kennedy, Producer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has said that girls will finally have their “Luke Skywalker” with Daisy’s character Rey. When asked how Daisy felt about this comparison she said that while filming she {Read More}

Harrison Ford Talks About Stepping Back Into Han Solo’s Boots – #StarWarsEvent #StarWarsTheForceAwakens

He needs no introduction as he enters the room, we all know the legend walking towards the interview table.  My heart was pounding as I saw him enter the room. This is a man that I grew up watching in movies with my family at the drive in and many times on DVD’s. My parents are big fans of his work and so am I, he is an actor that transcends generations. The amount of awesomeness he gave us in {Read More}

Secret “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Press Event – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens

I attended a secret Star Wars Press Event in Los Angeles and it was a great venue to see the merchandise, costumes, video games and cast all in one place! This event was SO secret that even if you could have guessed where it was you were not going to be able to get in because it was hidden even with in the venue. There was a guest list and security was around ever corner. Once we arrived we were checked in {Read More}

I’m Headed to Los Angeles for a Galactic Sized Adventure – #StarWarsEvent #ABCTVEvent

I  have been invited by Disney, Lucasfilm, ABC and Marvel to represent 5 Minutes for Mom on the most epic media trip ever! I am one of 25 bloggers headed to Los Angeles for a galactic sized adventure that includes press coverage of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Zootopia as well as the hit ABC shows Agent Carter, Galavant and The Bachelor!!! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is releasing in theaters on December 18, 2015 but 5 Minutes for Mom (and {Read More}

Pixar Animation Studio Tour with an Inside Out & Lava Preview #PixarInsideOutEvent

My Visit to Pixar Animation Studios was amazing, it certainly was something to cross off my bucket list.  I was there as part of the media event for Pixar’s upcoming short LAVA and full length movie INSIDE OUT. Once inside the gates we were allowed to take photos of the famous Pixar Luxo, Jr lamp. I saw this little guy on a building in the distance. “Mine, mine, mine” We then entered the Steve Jobs Building and were allowed to more {Read More}