Michael A. Covino and Kyle Marvin sat down with Solzy at the Movies to discuss The Climb before the world shut down in March 2020. March 9 was the last time I sat down in person for a press junket. Michael A. Covino and Kyle Marvin were sitting down with press while in Chicago to promote The Climb. With SXSW already cancelled at the time, I thought for sure that the junket would almost certainly…"Michael A. Covino, Kyle Marvin talk The Climb"
Director James Fletcher and political consultant Anthony Scaramucci spoke to Solzy at the Movies about The Accidental President. The Accidental President will open in theaters on October 16, 2020. A VOD release will follow on October 27, 2020. The Accidental President is one of a number of Trump-related documentaries this fall. Was there some sort of directors meeting where everyone decided they were going to release their films so close together? James Fletcher: Well, Danielle,…"James Fletcher, Anthony Scaramucci talk The Accidental President"
Luke Barnett spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his new film, Faith Based, and the controversy that ensued upon the initial announcement. Gravitas Ventures is opening Faith Based in select theaters and VOD on Friday. Can you speak to the challenges of releasing a film during a pandemic? Luke Barnett: It’s strange, to say the least. Faith Based was supposed to be released in theaters, and I think we got a different email every…"Luke Barnett talks Faith Based"
Zach Woods spoke with Solzy at the Movies last week about his new short film, David, which was the only US short film selected for Cannes. David marks Zach Woods’s directorial debut and stars Will Ferrell, William Jackson Harper, and Fred Hechinger. The film recently screened during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. It was just announced to screen during the upcoming Chicago International Film Festival. Your directorial debut, David, started screening during Toronto after…"Zach Woods talks David, Improv, and More"
John Reynolds spoke with Solzy at the Movies over Zoom about Save Yourselves!, Chicago improv, the Sundance Film Festival, and more. Save Yourselves! is opening in theaters this weekend. What was it that attracted you to the script? John Reynolds: Well, I had a meeting first before I read it with Alex and Eleanor. As you found out, they’re very sweet, very kind people. We had mutual friends. I actually think John Early, who I’m…"John Reynolds talks Save Yourselves!"
Writer-directors Alex H. Fischer and Eleanor Wilson spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone about their new film, Save Yourselves! Save Yourselves! stars Sunita Mani and John Reynolds. The supporting cast includes Ben Sinclair, John Early, Jo Firestone, Gary Richardson, Johanna Day, Zenobia Shroff, and Amy Sedaris. Bleecker Street Films releases Save Yourselves! in select theaters on October 2, 2020. The Blu-ray, DVD, Digital, and VOD release will follow on October 6, 2020.…"Alex H. Fischer, Eleanor Wilson talk Save Yourselves!"
Emmy-winning comedy writer Rob Kutner and filmmaker Jonathan Kesselman spoke with Solzy at the Movies about their new sketch comedy series, Gander. Gander is now available on Tubi. The series features a rotating cast that includes Lewis Black, Russell Peters, Oscar Nunez, Rachel Dratch, Adam Goldberg, Maz Jobrani, Jay Mohr, Colton Dunn, Kevin McDonald and Scott Thompson, Bonnie McFarlane, Jordan Carlos, John Fugelsang, Jason Byrne, David McSavage, Erica Rhodes, and more. The six epsiodes tackle…"Rob Kutner, Jonathan Kesselman talk Gander"
Scott Kreamer spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the new animated series, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, now streaming on Netflix. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous launches this Friday on Netflix. I found that the series keeps the spirit of the films but children are the main focus instead of adults. What do you want parents to know about the show with regards to potentially intense images? Scott Kreamer: As with all shows, parents should watch…"Scott Kreamer talks Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous"
Glen Zipper spoke with Solzy at the Movies on Monday morning about Challenger: The Final Flight, a documentary series now airing on Netflix. Zipper is also the co-author of a new science-fiction novel, Devastation Class. Challenger: The Final Flight launches September 16 on Netflix. How long have you been wanting to tell this particular story? Glen Zipper: I’ve been wanting to tell the story it seems like my whole life. I was one of those…"Glen Zipper talks Challenger: The Final Flight"
Yuval Adler spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone about his new thriller starring Noomi Rapace and Joel Kinnaman, The Secrets We Keep. The Secrets We Keep opens in theaters on September 16 before going to VOD on October 16. How did you first learn about the project and what led you to sign on as a director and rewrite the script? Yuval Adler: What made me sign on is Noomi and made…"Yuval Adler talks The Secrets We Keep"