Hysterical: Comedian Panel Discuss Guilt in Comedy

A number of comedians from Hysterical participated in a virtual press conference ahead of the documentary’s premiere on FX and Hulu. Hysterical director Andrea Nevins participated in the panel alongside comedians Jessica Kirson, Kelly Bachman, Marina Franklin, Judy Gold, Carmen Lynch, Bonnie McFarlane, and Sherri Shepherd. In addition to the aforementioned comedians, Hysterical includes Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Glaser, Kathy Griffin, Lisa Lampanelli, Wendy Liebman, and Iliza Shlesinger. Hysterical just made its world…

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SXSW 2021: Megan Park talks The Fallout

Megan Park spoke with Solzy at the Movies about The Fallout after learning that the film took home two SXSW Film Festival awards. Starring Jenna Ortega and Maddie Ziegler, The Fallout is a film that takes on a perspective not seen in the news. While some school shooting survivors are able to turn their pain into change, others aren’t in this position. This is because they are so traumatized that they can barely even leave…

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SXSW 2021: Marvin’s Never Had Coffee Before

Andrew Carter and Kahlil Maskati spoke with Solzy at the Movies about short film Marvin’s Never Had Coffee Before during SXSW. As the title states, Marvin Wexler (Charles Rogers) has never had coffee before. This film was shot during the pandemic and doesn’t ignore it. I better warn you now if you’re suffering from Zoom fatigue and want to move on to other short films. Anyway, Marvin is trying coffee for the first time and…

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SXSW 2021: Polaris Banks talks Reklaw

Polaris Banks spoke with Solzy at the Movies following the world premiere of Reklaw during the 2021 SXSW Film Festival. The gist of the film is that there is a team of altruistic vigilantes destroying evidence. Their goal here is to keep the maximum amount of people out of prison. However, the killer decides to revisit one of their clean-ups. It doesn’t really work out so well. This film is as midnight as it gets!…

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SXSW 2021: Alison Rich talks The Other Morgan

Alison Rich spoke with Solzy at the Movies about her first short film, The Other Morgan, following the world premiere at SXSW. In the film, a young exterminator (Alison Rich) learns that there’s another version of her (Mary Holland) out in the world. She begins questioning all of her life choices upon learning this information. In addition to Rich, The Other Morgan stars Mary Holland, Jim O’Heir, and Chloe Wepper. This is her first short…

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SXSW 2021: Jess Brunetto talks Sisters

First-time director Jess Brunetto spoke with Solzy at the Movies about her short film, Sisters, ahead of the SXSW premiere. The gist of the film is that hidden secrets cause tension when two estranged sisters, Andy (Mary Holland) and Emily (Sarah Burns), are forced to confront each other while preparing for their ailing mother’s (Florence C.M. Klein) death. The rest of the cast includes Jorma Taccone, Angelina Spicer, and Rob Huebel. How thrilled are you…

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SXSW 2021: Charles Wahl talks The Mohel

Charles Wahl spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his new short film, The Mohel, ahead of the world premiere during SXSW. The Mohel is about James (Daniel Maslany) and Lola (Kaelen Olm) as they face family expectations and financial strain upon flying in a mohel (Sam Rosenthal) for their son’s Brit Milah ceremony. For non-Jewish readers, this is what is referred to as the ceremony for one’s circumcision when boys are eight days old.…

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Johnathon Schaech talks Blue Ridge

Johnathon Schaech spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone about Blue Ridge and touched on That Thing You Do! turning 25. Schaech stars in the film as Justin Wise, the new sheriff in town and a former Green Beret. Blue Ridge makes its TV premiere following the initial release last fall. What was it about the script that drew you to the role? Johnathon Schaech: My dad was a city cop for 36…

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Jason Sudeikis on Improv’s Biggest Lesson

Jason Sudeikis spoke about his biggest improv lesson following Critics Choice Awards wins for Best Actor and Best Comedy Series. Ted Lasso was a big winner tonight with three wins for Best Comedy Series, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actress (Hannah Waddingham). It wasn’t a complete comedy sweep in television comedy since nobody was up for Best Actress. However, the series, which premiered in August 2020, won all three awards they were nominated for. Ted…

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Maya Zinshtein, Abie Troen talk ‘Til Kingdom Come

Maya Zinshtein and Abie Troen, the filmmakers behind ‘Til Kingdom Come, spoke with Solzy at the Movies this week about the film. ‘Til Kingdom Come is going to be one of the most important films you see this year. Where Kings of Capitol Hill focuses on AIPAC, ‘Til Kingdom Come focuses on the strange bedfellows between Christian evangelicals and Israelis. Both films are from Israeli filmmakers and if you ask me, they are required viewing…

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