Time Life is releasing The Ultimate Richard Pryor Collection: Uncensored, a 13-disc set with 26 hours of footage on September 28. Before I get to the contents included in the collection, Solzy at the Movies is proud to debut an exclusive clip, “Hit on the Nose,” from the never-before-released Last Stand-Up Sitting Down. It comes from one of Richard Pryor’s final performances. When they started to honor comedians with the Mark Twain Prize for American…"The Ultimate Richard Pryor Collection: Uncensored – EXCLUSIVE CLIP"
David Henrie spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his new film, This Is the Year, while also touching on Wizards of Waverly Place. Directed by David Henrie and executive produced by Wizards castmate Selena Gomez, This Is the Year stars Lorenzo James Henrie, Vanessa Marano, Bug Hall, Alyssa Jirrels, Jake Short ,with Jeff Garlin and Gregg Sulkin. Th script is written by Sienna Aquilini, David Henrie, PepePortillo, and Bug Hall. This Is the Year…"David Henrie talks This Is the Year"
When the Jewish holidays fall during the week, it isn’t too much to ask the studios to make accommodations because of religious observances. September is a very busy month every year because the fall film festivals kick off awards season but the Jewish holidays can fall whenever. Sometimes, they fall during the weekend, which means a lesser chance of running into a screening conflict. But other times, they take place during the week, which is…"Jewish Holidays: When Studios Don’t Accommodate"
Dear Evan Hansen may not be the monstrosity of a movie musical that Cats was two years ago but exploiting suicide is unforgivable. While Dear Evan Hansen may have been a Broadway phenomenon, the film is not the cinematic event that it claims to be. Ben Platt isn’t going to become an EGOT winner on this film and it’s not his fault. He may have been the right age for the role when he was…"Dear Evan Hansen Isn’t As Bad As Cats, Thank G-d"
HBO Max announced the list of films, series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming service during October 2021. On HBO Max this October, Academy Award nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune” (10/22), the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name. A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a…"HBO Max: Coming and Leaving in October 2021"
Lady of the Manor, co-written and directed by the Long brothers, is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Solzy at the Movies with Melanie Lynskey last week about the buddy comedy. This feature was one of the final films to start and end principal photography before production shut down across the country in March 2020. The film was previously released on Digital and VOD this past Friday. SYNOPSIS Past and…"Lady of the Manor Now On Blu-ray, DVD"
Disney’s Cruella is now available for audiences to bring home and watch on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and buy or rent on Digital. Synopsis Cruella, which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are…"Cruella Is Now on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, DVD"
Fans can bring home the “Crocodile” Dundee Trilogy in honor of the 35th anniversary of the first film being released in September 1986. Following the release of the first film in 1986, two sequels would be released in 1988 and 2001. All three films are also available together for the first time in the new Blu-ray collection from Paramount Home Entertainment and include digital copies. Bonus features, however, are light, unfortunately. None of the sequels…"The “Crocodile” Dundee Trilogy Is On Blu-ray"
Netflix announced the list of movies, television series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming service in October 2021. All titles and dates are subject to change. New Podcast: The Gay Agenda (launching October 18)– How did the Gay Agenda get you in its clutches? And how did it make you into the creative person you are today? Hosts Jasmin Savoy Brown and Liv Hewson interview incredible creative queer folk, explore the funny…"Netflix: Coming and Leaving in October 2021"
A Clockwork Orange makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD ahead of December’s 50th anniversary of the film’s 1971 theatrical release. Warner Bros.’ Motion Picture Imaging (MPI) conducted the 4K restoration Leon Vitali, Kubrick’s right-hand man, and the Kubrick Estate also worked with the studio during the remastering process. Because of the graphic violence, the film had been released to polarizing reviews. Kubrick even had the film removed from theaters in British Cinemas at the…"A Clockwork Orange Arrives on 4K UHD"