FILM CRITIC RICHARD ROEPER, DIRECTOR CHARLES MATTHAU

Written by Halli Casser-Jayne on . Posted in HC-J Blog

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Film critic Richard Roeper and film director Charles Matthau celebrate the Academy Awards 2019, hooray for Hollywood and hooray for the Oscars, when they join Halli at her table for The Halli Casser-Jayne Show’s Annual Oscar 2019 Party Celebration the podcast posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

For more than three decades, Richard Roeper has been the leading film critic and a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. He rose to national prominence as the co-host of the popular series “Ebert and Roeper” alongside Roger Ebert, his film reviews always insightful and entertaining. In celebration of the film industry’s highest honor—the Academy Awards®–HDNET MOVIES rolls out the red carpet for its third annual movie event And The Oscar® Goes To… with Roeper returning to lend his movie industry and pop culture expertise to a slate of over 50 Oscar®-winning films, airing non-stop from Feb. 1 to the night of the 91st Academy Awards®, Feb. 24.

He attended The Oscars when he was but a boy. Director Charles Matthau was weaned on film. His father was Academy Award-winning actor and comedian, Walter Matthau, best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple. Charles began acting when he was a kid; as a child he appeared in such films as Charley Varrick, The Bad News Bears and House Calls before at the ripe young age of 24, he turned to directing with The Grass Harp, from a novella by Truman Capote, and the made-for-TV movie The Marriage Fool. A graduate of the film school at the University of Southern California, Matthau also has directed Doin’ Time on Planet Earth, Her Minor Thing, Baby-O, and Freaky Deaky starring Christian Slater based on Elmore Leonard’s book, which Matthau also wrote. His latest film is The Book of Leah, starring Armand Assante currently in post production.

Who will bring home this year’s Academy Awards for best actor, best actress, supporting actor and actress, the best picture? It’s the Annual The Halli Casser-Jayne Show Oscar 2019 Party Celebration with Halli’s guests film-critic Richard Roeper and director Charles Matthau the podcast posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

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