Adam McKay on Don’t Look Up, Vice, Improv & More

Oscar-winning filmmaker Adam McKay spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Don’t Look Up, Vice, improv, and more on Thursday afternoon. Don’t Look Up is currently available to watch on Netflix. It’s so nice to talk with you again outside of the press conference and all that fun. Adam McKay: How are you? I’m doing well. On that Tuesday after getting back from New York, I got sick as a dog. Adam McKay: Oh, no.…

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Don’t Look Up Cast, Crew on Jennifer Lawrence

Writer-director Adam McKay and the cast of Don’t Look Up discussed working with Jennifer Lawrence while the actress spoke about McKay. Of all the Netflix press conferences that I’ve had the pleasure to attend, the Don’t Look Up presser was the funniest and most nerve-wrecking of them all. When you’re in the same room as McKay, Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jonah Hill, there’s bound to be some nerves. I mean, you already…

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Hank Corwin talks Don’t Look Up

Two-time Academy Award-nominated film editor Hank Corwin spoke with Solzy at the Movies about working on Don’t Look Up. The film marks the third collaboration between Corwin and Oscar-winning filmmaker Adam McKay. Corwin previously edited The Big Short and Vice, winning the BAFTA for the latter. This third collaboration is quite the departure from their last two films. In fact, Corwin told me earlier this month that he’s worried people will dismiss the film because…

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Giancarlo Esposito On Characters – C2E2 2021

During a Sunday afternoon panel at C2E2 2021, Emmy-nominated actor Giancarlo Esposito answered questions from the audience. Today’s panel had been rescheduled from yesterday. As such, I was able to attend and ask a question during the panel, which you can read below. I don’t know if Kevin Feige is reading this but if he is, the Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul/The Mandalorian actor mentioned in another answer that he would like to join the Marvel Cinematic…

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Jane Levy talks Zoey’s Extraordinary Xmas

Jane Levy spoke with Solzy at the Movies last week about the newest Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist movie, Zoey’s Extraordinary Xmas. After being cancelled by NBC, Roku came to the rescue and the new film premieres December 1, 2021 on The Roku Channel. Both seasons of Zoey’s are streaming on The Roku Channel. Depending on how well the numbers are for the new film, it’s quite possible that a new season could be ordered. Zoey’s Extraordinary…

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Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús talk tick, tick…BOOM!

Alexandra Shipp and Robin de Jesús spoke with Solzy at the Movies earlier this week about the new Netflix film, tick, tick…BOOM! Netflix starts streaming the Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed film on November 19, 2021. How familiar were you with tick, tick…BOOM! when you got the script? Robin de Jesús: I had seen it in a production of the stage version that Lin-Manuel, Leslie Odom and Karen Olivo did in 2014 so I knew this show well…

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Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua Henry talk tick, tick…BOOM!

Vanessa Hudgens and Joshua Henry spoke with Solzy at the Movies earlier this week about the new Netflix film, tick, tick…BOOM! Netflix starts streaming the Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed film on November 19, 2021. How familiar were you with tick, tick…BOOM! when you got the script? Joshua Henry: Not too familiar. I had known that it was another Jonathan Larson piece before his big one, Rent. I was happy to find out as we got into the…

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The Power of the Dog: Cast Talk Production Pause

During an exclusive CCA press conference for The Power of the Dog, the cast discussed getting back to work after the production shutdown. Writer-director Jane Campion, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee, cinematographer Ari Wegner, editor Peter Sciberras, and producer Tanya Seghatchian participated in the hour long press conference. Earlier during the press conference, Cumberbatch discussed some of the skills he learned for the shoot. Among them was learning to be an asshole.…

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Brent Wilson, Jason Fine talk Brian Wilson

Documentary filmmaker Brent Wilson and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road. Screen Media Films will host fan screenings on November 17 before the theatrical/VOD release begins on November 19. Whose idea was it to make a documentary about Brian Wilson? Brent Wilson: I guess that was my crazy idea. I’m not quite sure what it was—one of those things where you think to yourself,…

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Maggie Lawson talks Psych 3: This Is Gus

Maggie Lawson spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone last month about the newest Psych movie, Psych 3: This Is Gus. Lawson is a Louisville native so our hometown became the topic of conversation at various points during the interview. I grew up watching her on WDRB when she worked as a youth host for the FOX-41 Kids Club before relocating to LA during high school. A “blast from the past” as Lawson…

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