Slamdance 2019: The Vast of Night Interview

Actors Jake Horowitz and Sierra McCormick joined producer Adam Dietrich in speaking with Solzy at the Movies about The Vast of Night at Slamdance. Unfortunately, director Andrew Patterson was not feeling well on the Sunday afternoon in which this interview took place.  As such, producer Adam Dietrich took his place four days after his wife gave birth to their new child. The Vast of Night was truly the gem of the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival. …

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Sundance 2019: Cast, crew talk Top End Wedding

The cast and crew took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about Top End Wedding during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Director Wayne Blair, actress/co-writer Miranda Tapsell, actor Gwilym Lee, and co-writer Joshua Tyler were among those that I spoke with during the interview.  The interview took place on the Tuesday prior to the world premiere at the Eccles Theater.  It also took place less than a week after a story was…

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Tim Mason, Abby McEnany talk Work In Progress

Tim Mason and Abby McEnany took the time to speak about Work in Progress with Solzy at the Movies during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The duo are also a pair of improvisers from Chicago.  Naturally, it makes perfect sense to interview Chicago improvisers in Park City rather than just down the street.  But hey, at least I got to avoid the polar vortex that hit the city of Chicago!  This interview took place on…

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Sundance 2019: Bootstrapped Interview

Maribeth Monroe, Sam Richardson, Stephanie Laing, and Dave Hill sat down during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to discuss Bootstrapped, an Indie Episodic.  Unfortunately, series creator and star Danielle Uhlarik was unable to make the trip due to her pregnancy. Bootstrapped is a very funny pilot set in Kansas City.  The pilot alone features so many alumni of the Chicago and Detroit improv families in minor and cameo roles–including Brad Morris, Andy St. Clair, Jaime…

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Richard Ladkani, Andrea Crosta talk Sea of Shadows

Richard Ladkani and Andrea Crosta took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about Sea of Shadows during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.  The interview took place a few days after the premiere but before the film took home the Audience Award for World Cinema Documentary. When I first watched Sea of Shadows, I knew that this would be a very important film.  One in which I immediately requested an interview after watching…

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Kara Hayward, Liana Liberato talk To The Stars

Actresses Kara Hayward and Liana Liberato took the time to speak about To The Stars with Solzy at the Movies during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.  This interview took place on the day after the world premiere. Congrats on the premiere of To The Stars. Kara Hayward:  Thank you. Liana Liberato:  Thank you so much. What was it about the script that appealed to you? Kara Hayward:  Well, when I first got it—I read it…

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Sundance 2019: Martha Stephens talks To The Stars

Martha Stephens took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about her new film, To The Stars, during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.  My interview with Martha took place on the day after the world premiere of To The Stars. Congrats on the premiere of To The Stars! Martha Stephens:  Thank you!  It was a whirlwind. How is it to get it out of the way and in front of an audience for…

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Sundance 2019: Stefanie Abel Horowitz talks sometimes, i think about dying

Stefanie Abel Horowitz spoke with Solzy at the Movies about her short film, sometimes, i think about dying, holding its world premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.  The short held its world premiere this evening. Congrats on the world premiere of sometimes, i think about dying during Sundance! How excited are you to bring your short film to the mountain? Stefanie Abel Horowitz:  Out of my mind excited. It’s the most exciting thing to…

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Sundance 2019: Jessy Hodges, Anna Greenfield talk Sundowners

Jessy Hodges and Anna Greenfield spoke with Solzy at the Movies prior to the world premiere of Sundowners during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Congrats on Sundowners being selected for Sundance.  How thrilled are you for the opportunity? Jessy Hodges:  Just like completely beyond.  We never even thought that there was a possibility to the extent that we were we were really hardly even paying attention to things beginning to be accepted. I think we…

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Sundance 2019: Jim Gaffigan talks Sundance Trio

Jim Gaffigan spoke with Solzy at the Movies this week about three films appearing during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival: Them That Follow, Light from Light, and Troop Zero. When we last spoke, You Can Choose Your Family had just premiered at SXSW.  This year, you appear in a trio of films during Sundance.  How thrilled are you for the opportunity? Jim Gaffigan:  It’s amazing. It’s amazing that I’ve also been kicking around long enough.…

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