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Heads Up HOUSTON: Free Screening of “Little America” (plus SNACKS!)

Need a little inspiration? Something life-affirming, maybe? I think we all do right now, which is why Little America is showing up right on time. This new show from Apple TV+ follows the stories of eight immigrants and their lives in a new world. Little America is based on true stories featured in Epic Magazine and comes from Executive Producers Lee Eisenberg (The Office), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) and Alan Yang (Parks and Recreation) to name just a few. Best of all, we’ve found an early, FREE screening of Little America in Houston, where they’ll even pour some cocktails and feed you popcorn beforehand! Click HERE to grab those passes, then watch the Little America trailer below. Oh, and grab some tissues because you’re gonna feel this one.

ON YOUR RADAR: “Sicario” & “Master of None”

So many new TV shows and movies are coming down the pipe, it’s hard to keep track of all of them. I’ve been digging through the press releases and picking out the ones that I personally am most pumped about. Take, for instance, Sicario from Director Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) and screenwriter Taylor Sheridan. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Sheridan plays Deputy Chief David Hale on the FX series Sons of Anarchy. He’s apparently a writer in his spare time and a pretty damn good one, as well.

Sicario is about an anti-drug-cartel task force and stars Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin. Emily Blunt is at the heart of it all, playing an FBI Agent who is drafted into the group. When I saw Blunt’s name attached to Sicario, my first thought was, “What is SHE doing here?” I asked the same question about her role in Edge of Tomorrow though, and Blunt absolutely killed it in that movie. There’s already Oscar buzz around this one, specifically for Blunt’s performance so let’s keep our fingers crossed for her. Sicario will open in theaters September 18th. Continue reading →