Tom Cullen talks Pink Wall

Tom Cullen spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone about the recently released Pink Wall, which premiered in March at SXSW. The film marks Cullen’s directing debut and stars both Tatiana Maslany and Jay Duplass.  1091 Media released the film on Digital and VOD on November 12, 2019. How honored were you to premiere Pink Wall at SXSW in March? Tom Cullen:  Oh my G-d.  Such an honor.  It’s a festival that’s really…

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The Report: Talking With The Cast

Jon Hamm, Annette Bening, and Adam Driver spoke about their characters in The Report during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Solzy at the Movies was one of a number of outlets to attend the press conference in September.  I first saw The Report during Sundance and it’s an important film with regards for American history.  In addition to the three actors, they were joined by writer-director Scott Z. Burns, producer Jennifer Fox, and former…

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Paul Hirsch talks 50 Years of Editing Hollywood Hits

Oscar-winning film editor Paul Hirsch spoke to Solzy at the Movies over the phone about his new memoir, A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away. When did you first get the idea to start writing a memoir about your time in the trenches? Paul Hirsch:  It was in 2000.  I was on location in Vancouver and my wife was back in LA and on weekends, I was alone and bored.  I’ve…

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Mark Duplass talks The Morning Show, Bombshell

Mark Duplass spoke with Solzy at the Movies about playing executive producer Charlie “Chip” Black on the Apple TV+ drama, The Morning Show. Duplass can also be seen later this year in Bombshell opposite Charlize Theron. What was it about The Morning Show that attracted you to the character of Chip? Mark Duplass:  The main attraction was the chance to work with Jen and Reese while they were kind of at the helm of the…

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Mimi Plauché talks 2019 Chicago Film Fest

Mimi Plauché spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the 55th Chicago International Film Festival prior to the festival’s launch tonight. One of my favorite films this year was a small little indie film premiering during the Slamdance Film Festival: The Vast of Night.  When did this film first get on your radar? Mimi Plauché:  We were aware of it screening at Slamdance, but honestly didn’t catch it until after Amazon acquired it and shared…

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Abe Forsythe talks Little Monsters

Writer-director Abe Forsythe spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Little Monsters, playing one nightly only before launching on Hulu this Friday. Little Monsters stars Lupita Nyong’o, Alexander England, and Josh Gad.  Neon and Hulu will have one-night-only screenings in theaters on October 8, 2019.  The film will start streaming on Hulu on October 11, 2019. Little Monsters was quite the success when it premiered at Sundance in January.  How did you first get the…

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Lucy in the Sky: On the Red Carpet

Solzy at the Movies had the privilege of being on the red carpet for the world premiere of Lucy in the Sky last month during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Lucy in the Sky serves as Noah Hawley’s feature directorial debut.  The debut for Hawley comes following his work on both Fargo and Legion. Natalie Portman–who still dreams of being an astronaut in real life–and Jon Hamm lead a cast that also includes Zazie…

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Yaron Zilberman, Yehuda Nahari Halevi talk Incitement

Incitement director/co-writer Yaron Zilberman and actor Yehuda Nahari Halevi sat down with Solzy at the Movies one day after the world premiere in Toronto. Not more than five minutes after the world premiere last month, the entire theater had to be evacuated.  This was due to a security concern.  The fact that the film originates in Israel means you have to take every security precaution when someone gets suspicious.  It took about another hour to…

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Shailene Woodley: What She Looks For In Scripts

During a free talk on the OLG Dream Deck in Toronto, Endings, Beginnings actress Shailene Woodley discussed what she looked for in a screenplay. Towards the end of the talk, I asked one of the final two questions. What do you typically look for in characters when you’re reading a screenplay? Shailene Woodley:  Nothing to be honest.  When I read a screenplay, it’s instinctual feeling that comes across me and I actually don’t notice my…

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Guest of Honour: Interview from Toronto 2019

Guest of Honour sat down with Solzy at the Movies for a roundtable interview during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.  Writer-director Atom Egoyan participated along with actors David Thewlis, Laysla De Oliveira, and Luke Wilson. Atom, can you talk about reasoning behind giving Guest of Honour a non-linear structure in terms of the story? Atom Egoyan:  That’s just the way I write.  Given the subject matter and the prismatic, sort of effect of these…

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