Patrick Brice talks Corporate Animals

Writer-director Patrick Brice spoke with Solzy at the Movies yesterday about the newly released workplace satire, Corporate Animals. Corporate Animals is one of the most hysterical workplace satires that I’ve seen this year.  Catch it in theaters or VOD this weekend! How did you first learn about Sam Bain’s script for Corporate Animals and when did you decide to direct the film? Patrick Brice:  I got a one page sort of idea/treatment from Sam and…

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Amy Jo Johnson talks Tammy’s Always Dying at TIFF

Actress-turned-filmmaker Amy Jo Johnson spoke about her newest film, Tammy’s Always Dying, set to premiere during the Toronto International Film Festival. This interview took place last week–two days after National Power Rangers Day and the anniversary of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers premiere. It’s nice to talk to you again and happy belated National Power Rangers Day! Amy Jo Johnson: Is it really? It was on Wednesday. Amy Jo Johnson: Oh, I had no idea.…

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Billy Zane talks Titanic and More

Billy Zane spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Titanic, what he looks for in a screenplay, and so much more while attending Wizard World Chicago. While we didn’t discuss it on Friday afternoon, Zane guest starred in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as P.T. Barnum. The episode aired weeks before the release of The Greatest Showman in 2017.  While the series is the most bonkers show of the Arrowverse, they were more truthful to Barnum…

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George Wendt talks Cheers, Second City

George Wendt spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Cheers and the most meaningful advice he learned during his time at Second City. Wendt, an alumnus of The Second City theater in Chicago, is one of many celebrities on hand during Wizard World in Rosemont. The Chicago native has been spending this weekend signing for fans and posing for photos. In addition, he spoke during various panels.  You’ll also be able to find Wendt appearing in…

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Greg Grunberg talks Heroes, Star Wars

Greg Grunberg spoke with Solzy at the Movies about working on Heroes, Star Wars, and Star Trek during Wizard World Chicago. With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker due out in theaters, I had to ask Grunberg what he can tell us about the new film. There’s a mini-Heroes reunion this weekend.  I thought the first season was one of the best seasons in television history. Greg Grunberg: Thank you. What do you miss about working…

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Jack Coleman talks Heroes at Wizard World Chicago

Jack Coleman spoke with Solzy at the Movies about working on Heroes and being a descendant of American founding father Benjamin Franklin. There’s a mini-Heroes reunion this weekend. Jack Coleman: Right here. This is the line right here. I thought the first season was one of the best seasons in television history. Jack Coleman: You are correct. What do you miss about working on the series? Jack Coleman: Mostly this and it was just a…

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Thomas Ian Nicholas talks American Pie, Adverse

Thomas Ian Nicholas spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Adverse, Zeroville, and the future of the American Pie franchise during Wizard World Chicago 2019. I last spoke with Thomas during Wizard World Chicago 2017 so I was able to get some updates. American Pie turned 20 years old this summer. Thomas Ian Nicholas: It did. It’s almost legal to drink. How come you weren’t in the anniversary photo? Thomas Ian Nicholas: Which photo are…

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Samm Levine talks Inglourious Basterds, Freaks and Geeks

Samm Levine spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Inglourious Basterds and Freaks and Geeks during Wizard World Chicago 2019. Samm Levine Inglourious Basterds just turned 10 years old. Samm Levine: It did. It did. Happy birthday to Inglourious Bastards. How honored were you to be a part of the film? Samm Levine: It is still probably my favorite project to have ever been a part of. I have loved Quentin and been a great…

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Mike O’Brien talks Sword of Trust, AP Bio

Mike O’Brien spoke with Solzy at the Movies this week to discuss the the renewal of AP Bio and co-writing and performing in Sword of Trust. Between Sword of Trust opening and becoming available on VOD today and AP Bio being renewed for a third season, how exciting is it at the moment? Mike O’Brien:  Extremely exciting!  It’s funny how things come in waves. It was very quiet for several months there. But I’m really…

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Avi Nesher talks The Other Story

Filmmaker Avi Nesher took some time recently to speak with Solzy at the Movies in advance of the US release of The Other Story.  The Israeli film premiered last year during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. When did the idea first form for The Other Story? Avi Nesher:  Well, I’ve been very intrigued.  I have a daughter with whom I’m close and the most horrible thing going to happen to me is if we…

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