Actor Lou Ferrigno took some time to talk with Solzy at the Movies on Thursday night as Wizard World Chicago opened for the four-day comic con. The actor touched on why he keeps coming back for comic con appearances and a future solo film starring The Incredible Hulk. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies. Lou Ferrigno: You’re very welcome. How are enjoying your time in Chicago? Lou Ferrigno: Great. I got a lot of…"Wizard World: Lou Ferrigno talks The Incredible Hulk, Comic Cons"
Actor/musician Thomas Ian Nicholas spoke to Solzy at the Movies on Thursday night as Wizard World Chicago opened for the weekend. Nicholas was also promoting the newest book from author Lani Sarem, Handbook for Mortals. The actor will be producing the film. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies. How are enjoying your time in Chicago? Thomas Ian Nicholas: It’s good, man. I love Chicago. I was just here with my band touring. I come…"Wizard World: Thomas Ian Nicholas talks American Pie, Rookie of the Year"
Comedy Central has given us the first look at the upcoming spin-off of The Daily Show: The Opposition with Jordan Klepper. The Opposition with Jordan Klepper is set to premiere on September 25, 2017, at 11:30 PM ET/10:30 PM CT on Comedy Central. According to Comedy Central: The Opposition with Jordan Klepper will satirize the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alternative-media landscape on both the right and left. The Opposition is the voice…"FIRST LOOK: The Opposition with Jordan Klepper"
Fred China has been busy over the past month with crowdfunding on Indiegogo for his documentary, Documentary for the Recently Deceased: The Making of Beetlejuice. The campaign has seven days remaining and has raised only 37% of its $23,000 goal. What’s your background and what qualifies you to make a documentary on Beetlejuice heading into next year’s 30th anniversary of the comedy classic? Fred China: I have always been a big fan of the movie…"Fred China talks Beetlejuice fan documentary, crowdfunding"
California Typewriter is a nostalgic documentary that will make you think about what life was like in the days before computers, smart phones, and the internet. The doc gets its name from California Typewriter, one of the few repair shops left standing. The shop is dedicated to making sure the typewriters are working. While many of us will send quick notes by email or text, award-winning actor Tom Hanks is one who will still type…"California Typewriter: Documentary is Nostalgic"
In watching Good Time, you forget that actor Robert Pattinson was ever involved with the Twilight franchise with what is the best performance of his career. Directed by Josh and Benny Safdie from a screenplay written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein, the crime thriller stars Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Benny Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Taliah Webster, Peter Verby, and Buddy Duress. Good Time takes us to the streets of New York and follows the…"Good Time: Robert Pattinson makes you forget Twilight"
Martin Scorsese has come on board to produce an origin film of The Joker for Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment with The Hangover’s Todd Phillips on board to direct. Phillips will co-write the screenplay with Scott Silver (8 Mile, The Fighter). Is Phillips really the best person to direct this film? For all the talk about Rotten Tomatoes making or breaking a movie, there’s only two films marked as Certified Fresh for Phillips: Borat:…"The Joker Origin Movie: Martin Scorsese to produce, Todd Phillips direct"
The first films were announced today for the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. This year’s festival will run October 12-26 and will be headlined by special presentations of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Goodbye Christopher Robin, and The Square. One change entering this year’s edition is that Mimi Plauché took over for Michael Kutza as the artistic director of the festival. Kutza is now the CEO and president of Cinema/Chicago. The following films have been…"53rd Chicago International Film Festival: First Films Announced"
Actor Morgan Freeman has been named as the 54th recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award. “I am thrilled to announce Morgan Freeman as this year’s recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award. Some actors spend their entire careers waiting for the perfect role. Morgan showed us that true perfection is what a performer brings to the part,” said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. “He is innovative, fearless and completely unbound by expectations. As a chauffeur,…"Morgan Freeman to receive 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award"
Love knows no species in Unleashed, a movie so crazy absurd that one can’t help but just sit back and enjoy it–not knowing what is going to happen next. Written and directed by Finn Taylor, the sci-fi romantic comedy stars Kate Micucci, Steve Howey, Justin Chatwin, Hana Mae Lee, Josh Brener, with Illeana Douglas and Sean Astin. The film starts out as Emma (Micucci) shows her boyfriend, Luke (Brener), an app she’s been working on. …"Unleashed: Love knows No Species"