During Friday’s session of the D23 Expo, John Lasseter hosted Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films. It gives fans the opportunity to be among the first people to see never-seen-before footage from their upcoming slate. Lasseter is the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. On Friday, he presented never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming feature film, Coco, and Disney Animation’s Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. The presentation…"D23: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios talk future slate of films"
On Thursday at the D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek gave us the first look at the model of the Star Wars-themed lands that are curently being developed at the Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif. and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. The exhibition will be on display at the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout the expo. “To say we are excited for the…"D23 Expo 2017: Artwork for Star Wars lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World unveiled"
Taking place fifteen years after Rise of the Planet of the Apes and two years after Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, War for the Planet of the Apes brings the trilogy to an end with a fitting conclusion. Directed by Matt Reeves from a screenplay written by Mark Bomback and Reeves, the film stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer and Terry Notary. For two years, soldiers…"War for the Planet of the Apes: A Fitting Conclusion"
The nominations were announced for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced today by the Television Academy. Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore joined Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington in the announcement. The 69th Emmy Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 17 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host. The 69th Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and…"69th Emmy Awards: Full List of Nominations"
Focus Features has released the first photo and trailer for Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour. The World War 2 thriller stars Gary Oldman as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Directed by Joe Wright from a screenplay by Anthony McCarten, the film stars Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, and Ben Mendelsohn. Synopsis: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming…"FIRST LOOK: Darkest Hour"
Transgender musican and filmmaker Jordan Hope Miller recently spoke to Solzy at the Movies about his upcoming documentary series, Their Hope: An Untold Narrative of Trans Experience. You can donate to the project on Indiegogo. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Jordan Hope Miller: Things are treating me very well. I am in the process of taking a leap of faith and pursuing something that has been calling…"Jordan Hope Miller talks documentary series Their Hope: An Untold Narrative of Trans Experience"
The poster for the 2017 Telluride Film Festival was released today and it is designed by Chicago’s Lance Rutter. Rutter has spent over thirty years in graphic design in Chicago and teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. “I don’t think it’s possible to overstate how thrilled I was to be asked to create a poster for the 44th edition of the Telluride Film Festival,” said Rutter. “So many really wonderful artists…"2017 Telluride Film Festival poster designed by Chicago’s Lance Rutter"
Chicago filmmaker Nicholas De Fina recently spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his award-winning animated feature LeSeurdmin. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Nicholas De Fina: Well enough, and yourself? I’m doing well, thanks. Your animated feature, LeSeurdmin, is currently playing the festival circuit and recently took home awards for Best Feature and Director at the 2017 Houston Comedy Film Festival and has been selected for…"Chicago filmmaker Nicholas De Fina talks LeSeurdmin"
I don’t just write about TV and Film. I’ve been working on a screenplay for what I expect will be produced as an ultra low budget feature film. Earlier this year, I took Online Writing for TV/Film through The Second City Training Center in Chicago–much thanks to an anonymous donor who sent me a $500 gift card. Going into the class, I knew that I had wanted to develop a feature film synopsis. However,I finished…"I’m not just a Film Critic, I’m an Aspiring Filmmaker"
The Bold Type impressed with a bang when the dramedy aired its two hour premiere on Tuesday night. Created by Sarah Watson, the Freeform series stars Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, and Melora Hardin. Watson executive produces along side David Bernad, Joanna Coles and Ruben Fleischer while Holly Whidden serves as a co-executive producer. A highly anticipated series from Universal Television and The District, The Bold Type is based on…"The Bold Type impresses on Freeform in a post-Pretty Little Liars world"