SDCC: Conan writer Rob Kutner talks Shrinkage, Comic-Con appearance

Conan writer Rob Kutner recently spoke to Solzy at the Movies in advance of his signing appearance at the Golden Apple Comics table (Booth #1806) at Comic-Con in San Diego this Friday, July 21st, at 6 PM. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Rob Kutner: Since I’m writing this from LA and currently still have power, I can’t complain! Conan is returning to tape more episodes in…

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Echoes from the Attic revisits an epic story

Echoes from the Attic, a short documentary released in 2015, was screened this past April at the Museum of Tolerance in conjunction with Yom HaShoah. It’s the follow up to Debbie Goodstein’s 1987 groundbreaking documentary, Voices from the Attic.  In this update, the 26 members of the family travel to Poland after learning that Farmer Grocholski and his family would be honored by Yad Vashem as being Righteous Among the Nations. Farmer Grocholski and his…

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Jodie Whittaker named the 13th Time Lord on Doctor Who, Sexist Fans Outraged

Actress Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the 13th Time Lord on Doctor Who and the internet has exploded in a sexist outrage from male fans saying they’ll quit the series. The announcement was made today on exclusively on BBC One and social media following the completition of the Men’s Wimbledon Finals. “I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet,” Whittaker said in a statement.  “It’s…

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Jordan Vogt-Roberts talks Technical Filmmaking and Love of Cinema at Q&A

Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts flew into Chicago this weekend for a Saturday night Q&A at the Music Box Theatre moderated by AICN‘s Steve Prokopy. I didn’t record or film this Q&A so I’m working off of memory here. It was an entertaining Q&A session to say the least.  Vogt-Roberts’ feature film debut, The Kings of Summer, a 2013 Sundance selection, was on my radar when those selections were announced but my interest in…

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The Little Hours: One of The Most Hysterical Films of 2017

The Little Hours returned to Chicago two months after its appearance in the Chicago Critics Film Festival and is one of the funniest movies of the year.  Writer/Director Jeff Baena and star Aubrey Plaza were on hand for a Q&A session at two of screenings this weekend. Written for the screen and directed by Baena, the film stars Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke,…

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Disney D23: Live Action, Marvel, and Lucasfilm Presentation

On Saturday, the live-action films from Disney, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm were showcased at Hall D23 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The presentation was hosted by Sean Bailey (President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production), Alan Horn (Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios), and Kevin Feige (President of Marvel Studios). The films being showcased on Saturday included Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and Mary Poppins Returns, Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok,…

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D23: Stan Lee, Mark Hamill, Oprah among 11 new Disney Legend honorees

The Walt Disney Company inducted eleven new members into the Disney Legends club.  Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger hosted the Disney Legends Award ceremony in Hall D23 on Friday. Carrie Fisher (Film), Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi (Animation), Whoopi Goldberg (Film & Television), Manuel Gonzales (Publishing), Mark Hamill (Film), Wayne Jackson (Imagineering), Jack Kirby (Publishing), Stan Lee (Film & Publishing), Garry Marshall (Film & Television), Julie Taymor (Theatrical) and Oprah Winfrey (Film & Television) were officially presented…

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D23: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios talk future slate of films

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…

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D23 Expo 2017: Artwork for Star Wars lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World unveiled

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…

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War for the Planet of the Apes: A Fitting Conclusion

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…

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