Book Club isn’t just a romantic comedy but a film that manages to team up four of the greatest female actors of their time in the same movie. This group of friends have been a part of the same book club since 1974 when they first got together. There’s Diane (Diane Keaton), a mother of two daughters but recently widowed when her husband died after 40 years of being together. Next up is Vivian (Jane…"Book Club: The Avengers of Their Generation"
PBS Distribution has released the first trailer for Dark Money. The film, directed by transgender director Kimberly Reed, first premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. During the 2018 Montclair Film Festival, the thrilling political documentary took home the David Carr Award for Truth in Non-Fiction Filmmaking. Synopsis: DARK MONEY, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film…"Trailer: Dark Money"
Solo co-writer Jonathan Kasdan confirmed in an interview with The Huffington Post that Lando Calrissian is pansexual. As far as major characters in the Star Wars universe are concerned, this makes Lando one of the first known person to be attracted to more than one gender. He’s far from the only LGBTQ character as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo’s sexual orientation is made clear in the novel, Leia: Princess of Alderaan. So, given the opportunity to speak with…"Jonathan Kasdan: Lando Calrissian is Pansexual"
Solo: A Star Wars Story is a film that gives us Han Solo’s cinematic origin story while staying true to the original Star Wars trilogy. WHILE I TRIED MY BEST TO AVOID THEM, THERE ARE POTENTIAL SPOILERS…SO READ AT YOUR OWN RISK. What is known about where the film sits within the Star Wars canon is that the events take place between that of Thrawn and Tarkin. It’s also set before the events of…"Solo: A Star Wars Story Stays True To Trilogy"
Here we go again. Another Time’s Up / #MeToo column for another film in which filmmakers left T.J. Miller in the cast. The major problem that I had with Deadpool 2 goes down to one thing: this film served as the perfect opportunity to recast T.J. Miller’s role of Weasel with the Deadpool brand of humor following allegations of assault and abuse. Given the news stories that broke in December about allegations of sexual assault…"Time’s Up: My Major Problem with Deadpool 2"
Led by Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool 2 is a wildly entertaining ride that ups the stakes after 2016’s hit predecessor. David Leitch takes over the director’s chair for Tim Miller but it is as if nothing has changed. The screenplay is full of pop culture opportunities to joke about. Honestly, it may be even more meta than the earlier film. The jokes are all over the place. Jokes references include Deadpool‘s…"Deadpool 2: A Wildly Entertaining Ride"
With Black Panther available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD, fans have the opportunity to make the return trip to Wakanda anytime! Whether it’s the women of Wakanda or bringing the story to the screen, the bonus features have a lot to offer viewers. When the film was released in February, it came with a shockwave that was not unlike last summer’s release of Wonder Woman. As of May 13, 2018, the…"Black Panther arrives on Home Media"
Fahrenheit 451 depicts a bleak future in which one can only hope will never come to fruition. It also feels as if it’s very much made for 2017. This is only the second-ever feature-length adaptation of the classic novel written by Ray Bradbury. In his novel, Bradbury presented a future where firemen start fires by burning books rather fighting fires. Moreover, nobody seems to give a regard for either facts or history. As for the…"Fahrenheit 451: A Trump Era Adaptation"
Following a screening of Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, Solzy at the Movies spoke with director Aaron Lieber along with producers Penny Edmiston and Jane Kelly Kosek. Thanks for joining us. How much of a thrill was it to premiere the film at Tribeca? Aaron Lieber: Being here in Tribeca, I’ve never been in a festival and this is my first feature-length documentary. So to be here in Tribeca, New York,…"Tribeca 2018: Aaron Lieber, Producers talk Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable"
Class Rank is a sweet film about teenagers finding their place in society by speaking out about interests that they care about. There are two very different teenagers that carry the weight of Class Rank. Bernard Flannigan (Skyler Gisondo) is that student who will enter politics someday even if it’s not in his current plans. Veronica Krauss (Olvia Holt) has aspirations of being a Supreme Court Justice but to get into Yale, she needs the…"Class Rank: A Sweet Film with Heart"