Selected for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival, Room for Rent is a film that should be seen as a lesson for lottery winners when it comes to dealing with finances. Matt Atkinson makes his feature debut as the writer/director of Room for Rent, a film that could very well be an AirBNB or Craigslist horror story brought to life. Atkinson directs from a script that pays homage to Alfred Hitchcock. It’s not a horror film per…"Chicago Comedy Film Festival: Room for Rent"
Last week, film critics and reporters were alerted to The Walt Disney Company’s media blackout of the Los Angeles Times. As a Disney shareholder, I am not pleased that they are preventing a newspaper and their critics/reporters from doing their jobs. I tweeted my disgust as soon as I heard about it: Important to note. I am a @Disney shareholder and I'm not happy about this one but. I'm team @latimes here for a free…"STANDING IN SOLIDARITY: Disney blacks out the Los Angeles Times"
Chicago-based filmmaker Stephen Cone spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Princess Cyd during the Chicago International Film Festival. Among the topics Cone and I discussed were the filmmaking scene in Chicago and whether or not LGBTQ filmmakers are the best people to make LGBTQ-themed films. Written and directed by Cone, the film stars Rebecca Spence, Jessie Pinnick, Malic White, James Vincent Meredith, Tyler Ross, and Matthew Quattrocki. The film will be released at the Museum…"Director Stephen Cone talks Princess Cyd"
Thor: Ragnarok is Marvel’s most fun film and raises the bar as Thor teams up with Hulk to save Asgard. Taika Waititi moves into the director’s chair, following both Kenneth Branagh and Alan Taylor, and gives us the best film in the series and maybe even all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, helped by a screenplay written by Eric Pearson and Craig Kyle & Christopher L. Yost. The script incorporates some of the Planet Hulk…"Thor: Ragnarok is Marvel’s Most Fun Film"