The Toronto International Film Festival announced a smaller lineup this morning for the annual film festival taking place north of the border. “We began this year planning for a 45th Festival much like our previous editions,” said Bailey, Artistic Director and Co-Head of TIFF, “but along the way we had to rethink just about everything. This year’s lineup reflects that tumult. The names you already know are doing brand new things this year, and there’s…"Toronto 2020: TIFF Announces Film Festival Lineup"
Studio tentpoles are getting pulled left and right from 2020 after Warner Brothers decided to delay the release of Tenet earlier this week. Tenet was the first of the studio tentpoles to get pulled. On Thursday, Disney would follow with pulling Mulan and Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch from the schedule. Black Widow remains in place but future Avatar and Star Wars films are on the move. Meanwhile, Paramount also decided to pull some films…"Studio Tentpoles Are Getting Pulled From 2020"
Airplane! became the seventh installment of the Paramount Presents line with a new Blu-ray and a limited edition Blu-ray steelbook. Comedy! Drama! Romance! Airplane! is a classic disaster spoof that has managed to survive the test of time. What is there to say about the disaster spoof that hasn’t already been said in 40 years since the film was released? It’s not only that there are so many zingers but so many of them have…"Airplane Joins Paramount Presents Line for 40th"
Clueless celebrates its 25th anniversary today and will be marking the milestone with a new Blu-ray and a limited edition steelbook on July 21. The film is also available to purchase today on Digital. Amy Heckerling’s satirical Clueless manages to hold up some 25 years after the theatrical release. The film is pretty dated given the technology but this really doesn’t matter. We are introduced to Cher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) as a montage of scenes…"Clueless Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Blu-ray"
This year might be a non-traditional year as far as movies are concerned but Solzy at the Movies presents the Solzy Awards for 2020…so far. It feels like it’s been forever since Sundance kicked off the traditional start of the new movie year. So much has and hasn’t happened since the Park City-based film festival. In a traditional year, some of my favorite SXSW films would be included below. However, at least one film isn’t…"The Solzy Awards for 2020…So Far"
It is not worth the cost of more lives by releasing Christopher Nolan’s upcoming Tenet in theaters during the rest of the year. We all want to save the art of going to the cinemas for a movie but it isn’t going to be like this. Listen, I miss going to movie theaters but I’m not about to walk into a theater anytime soon. Even if we have a universal policy of face masks at…"Tenet: An Open Letter to Christopher Nolan"
Flashdance, the cultural sensation starring Jennifer Beals, is given life once again thanks to a new Blu-ray by way of the new Paramount Presents line. The Blu-ray is newly remastered from a 4K transfer supervised by director Adrian Lyne. It’s the second film directed by Lyme get the Paramount Presents treatment with the other film being Fatal Attraction. There’s only one new feature and the set comes with an exclusive collectible packing. Jennifer Beals stars…"Flashdance: Paramount Presents A New Blu-ray"
The Hunt is now available for audiences to own on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital following a shortened theatrical run in March. While my original review ran in March, I’m not exactly sure that I’d write the same words at the moment. The climate has changed so much since the press screening. If you had told me that the world as we knew it was going to change just over 24 hours later, I’d have written…"The Hunt Now Available on Blu-ray, DVD"
Paramount Pictures brings the John Hughes-produced Pretty in Pink to Blu-ray for the first time under the new Paramount Presents line. The film arrives on Blu-ray newly remastered from a 4K transfer supervised by director Howard Deutch. Deutch provides some interesting commentary in the film’s only new bonus content. It turns out that John Hughes originally offered the role of Duckie to Anthony Michael Hall. Hall declined and the role ended up going to Jon…"Pretty in Pink: Paramount Presents on Blu-ray"
Gladiator, the Oscar-winning film starring Russell Crowe, celebrates its 20th anniversary with a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release from Paramount Pictures. The new release, available in a limited edition steelbook, includes both the theatrical and extended editions. With the steelbook, there is also access to a digital copy. The film tells the story of Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), a brave Roman general who ended up forced into slavery when the corrupt prince, Commodus (Joaquin…"Gladiator: 4K Ultra HD Release for 20th Anniversary"