David Henrie talks This Is the Year

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…

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Scott Eyman talks Darryl Zanuck, 20th-Century Fox

Scott Eyman spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his new book, 20th Century-Fox: Darryl F. Zanuck and the Creation of the Modern Film Studio. When did you first decide to write about the history of 20th Century-Fox? Scott Eyman: I thought it was among the most interesting studios, not the highest profile studio. But always interesting because there was such a demarcation point between the films that William Fox made when he was running…

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Ben Mankiewicz talks Citizen Kane

TCM host Ben Mankiewicz spoke with a small group of journalists ahead of the TCM Big Screen Classics screenings of Citizen Kane. Mankiewicz’s grandfather, Herman, co-wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay with Welles. The TCM host certainly had no shortage of comments during the 40ish-minute roundtable on Monday. What I’m printing below is his answer to my question. In November, fans can also bring home the film when The Criterion Collection releases Citizen Kane on on 4K…

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Barry Levinson, Ben Foster, Vicky Krieps talk The Survivor

Barry Levinson, Ben Foster, and Vicky Krieps spoke about their new Holocaust drama, The Survivor, premiering tonight in Toronto. Levinson previously won an Oscar for Rain Man and the filmmaker could very well find himself in the race once again. Foster is Oscar-worthy in delivering a career-defining performance as Holocaust survivor and boxer Harry Haft. Krieps joins him in the cast as Haft’s wife, Miriam Wofsoniker, although she initially is the woman helping him search…

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Jonah Feingold talks Dating & New York

Writer-director Jonah Feingold spoke with Solzy at the Movies last week about his new film, Dating & New York, releasing in theaters and VOD. The film stars Jaboukie Young-White, Francesca Reale, Catherine Cohen, and Brian Muller. Following the romantic comedy’s premiere this past summer during the 2021 Tribeca Festival, IFC Films will release the film in theaters and on VOD. After premiering Dating & New York during Tribeca this summer, how exciting is it to finally…

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Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly talk Queenpins

Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly spoke with Solzy at the Movies about their new two-buddy-comedies-in-one film, Queenpins. Queenpins, an outrageously absurd comedy, stars Kristen Bell, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel McHale, with Bebe Rexha and Vince Vaughn. What was it about the coupon scam that drew your interest? Gita Pullapilly: I think just hearing the words $40 million coupon scam—how did that all connect. It seems so crazy because I never knew you could…

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Lauren Ash, Rory O’Malley talk Chicago Party Aunt

Lauren Ash and Rory O’Malley spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the upcoming Netflix animated series, Chicago Party Aunt. Ash and O’Malley join RuPaul Charles, Jill Talley, Ike Barinholtz, Jon Barinholtz, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Katie Rich, and Chris Witaske in the cast. This cast features so many improvisers who originated out of the Chicago improv scene at Second City, iO, and the Annoyance! Chicago Party Aunt was created by Chris Witaske, Jon Barinholtz, and…

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Jon Barinholtz, Ike Barinholtz talk Chicago Party Aunt

Jon Barinholtz and Ike Barinholtz spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the upcoming Netflix animated series, Chicago Party Aunt. The Barinholtz brothers join Lauren Ash, Rory O’Malley, RuPaul Charles, Jill Talley, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Katie Rich, and Chris Witaske in the cast. This cast features so many improvisers who originated out of the Chicago improv scene at Second City, iO, and the Annoyance! Chicago Party Aunt was created by Chris Witaske, Jon Barinholtz, and…

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Chris Witaske, Katie Rich talk Chicago Party Aunt

Chris Witaske and Katie Rich spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the upcoming Netflix animated series, Chicago Party Aunt. Witaske and Rich join Lauren Ash, Rory O’Malley, RuPaul Charles, Jill Talley, Ike Barinholtz, Jon Barinholtz, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph in the cast. This cast features so many improvisers who originated out of the Chicago improv scene at Second City, iO, and the Annoyance! Chicago Party Aunt was created by Chris Witaske, Jon Barinholtz, and…

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Nick Scown talks Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11

Nick Scown spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the new documentary, Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11, airing on VICE TV on September 8. In addition to Wednesday’s airing on VICE TV, the documentary will also screen during the Dances With Films Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on September 11. It’s been a long five year journey for Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11. How relieving is it to finally have this film out there…

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