Bellaire teacher Jennifer Mathieu on how her book became a Netflix film directed by Amy Poehler
HOUSTON – The new Netflix film “Moxie” is a coming-of-age story that highlights the importance of female empowerment. The film is based on a book by the same name, written by local author and Bellaire High School teacher, Jennifer Mathieu. She shared with Houston Life her excitement after her novel got the Hollywood treatment by renowned comedian Amy Poehler. Nico Hiraga as Seth, Amy Poehler as Lisa/Director/Producer, Hadley Robinson as Vivian in Moxie. Jennifer Mathieu and Amy Poehler on the set of 'Moxie" (Jennifer Mathieu)“Visiting the set was so fun.
Meet the Sugar Land native becoming a rising talent in the indie film world
HOUSTON – The action-packed dark comedy “Lucky Grandma” has been getting rave reviews, and one of the co-writers of the film is a Sugar Land native. Her name is Angela Cheng and she shared details about the movie and how she made it into the film world after graduating from Clements High School. Thank you to @vulture for featuring Lucky Grandma in this article of the Best Movies of the Year So Far! Watch #LuckyGrandma now: https://t.co/yq4frAoMhe https://t.co/CY6ypI5iuE — Lucky Grandma (@LuckyGrandma88) July 8, 2020“We’re really proud. You can rent the “Lucky Grandma” online now on Alamo on Demand or Kino Marquee virtual theaters.
The power of Richard Linklater’s nostalgia
“Remember to stay in your lane,” Linklater tells the boys. Growing up in Houston during those years felt like living in a real-life science fiction movie, Linklater tells me. “This is the last thing that the whole world thought was good,” Linklater tells me. Scene after scene, Linklater is behind the camera or talking with actors or producers. “It’s fun to dial in on those details to try to get them right,” Linklater tells me.
AMC Theatres welcome back movie-goers with $0.15 shows
HOUSTON AMC Theatres are giving the ultimate welcome-back with an offer everyone can afford. To celebrate the return of movies in the Houston area and to celebrate AMCs 100th anniversary, guests can enjoy a movie at a low price: just $0.15 (plus sales sax). The following theatres in the Houston market are reopening to movie-goers starting Thursday, August 20:AMC Katy Mills 20AMC Willowbrook 24AMC Deerbrook 24AMC Studio 30 - HouAMC First Colony 24AMC Gulf Pointe 30AMC Spring 10AMC Fountains 18For more information on how AMC is preparing to keep theaters clean and safe for guests during this time, click here.
Meet the Sugar Land native becoming a rising talent in the indie film world | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Meet the Sugar Land native becoming a rising talent in the indie film world | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: July 13, 2020, 2:27 pmThe action-packed dark comedy "Lucky Grandma" has been getting rave reviews, and one of the co-writers of the film is a Sugar Land native. Her name is Angela Cheng, who shared details about the movie and how she made it into the film world after graduating from Clements High School.
45 films snubbed by Oscar
45 films snubbed by Oscar Between 1927 (when the Academy Awards were initiated) and 2015, more than 500 films have been nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. CBS News' David Morgan reminds us of just some of the many undisputed classics that were not recognized by their peers at the time of their release. How many have you seen?cbsnews.com
Will "The Interview" change how films are released?
Will "The Interview" change how films are released? Hollywood is watching closely to see if the groundbreaking distribution strategy for Sony's highly anticipated film could become a model for other movies. New York Times media editor Peter Lattman joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss what this could mean for the future of the industry.cbsnews.com