Freaks stars Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker sat down with me during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival to discuss the film. In addition to her role in Freaks, Amanda Crew may be best known from her role as Monica Hall on Silicon Valley. She also appeared in Charlie St. Cloud, The Age of Adaline, and Race, among other titles. Lexy Kolker is an actress to keep your eyes on. Not even ten years old,…"Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker talk Freaks"
Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky, a pair of writer-directors, sat down with me to discuss Freaks during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The duo wrote and directed Freaks, which premiered in the Discovery section. The film stars Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Amanda Crew, and features a stand-out performance from Lexy Kolker. Both Stein and Lipovsky met during On the Lot eleven years ago. They both finished in the top five and ultimately…"Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky talk Freaks"
Tom Harper and Eddie Redmayne spoke briefly to Solzy at the Movies about The Aeronauts while on the red carpet this past October. What was it that attracted you to the screenplay? Eddie Redmayne: Well, he wrote the screenplay. For me, I was reading it while I was making the Fantastic Beasts films. I found the mixture between the adventure and the thrill of the piece and kind of the visual stuff that just as…"The Aeronauts: Tom Harper and Eddie Redmayne"
Actress-writer-director Hannah Pearl Utt spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Before You Know It, which is now available on Digital and VOD. Before You Know It premiered this year at Sundance prior to being acquired by 1091 Media. Before You Know It comes out on digital this week after almost a year following the premiere at Sundance. How did you react when you heard the film was selected? Hannah Pearl Utt: I fell over…"Hannah Pearl Utt talks Before You Know It"
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…"Tom Cullen talks Pink Wall"
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…"The Report: Talking With The Cast"
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…"Paul Hirsch talks 50 Years of Editing Hollywood Hits"
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…"Mark Duplass talks The Morning Show, Bombshell"
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…"Mimi Plauché talks 2019 Chicago Film Fest"
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…"Abe Forsythe talks Little Monsters"