Baseball Goes to the Movies is A Must-Have For Baseball/Movie Lovers

Written by Ron Backer, Baseball Goes to the Movies (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books) is a look at the sport in film going all the way back to beginning of when motion pictures didn’t have any sound. There have been some other books to examine baseball and film but most of those were released over 20 years ago.  Given the number of baseball films released since the early 1990s, an update feels necessary.   In this…

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FIRST LOOK: Only The Brave

Sony Pictures gave us the first look at Only The Brave, due out in theaters this October. The film is directed by Joseph Kosinski.  The screenplay was written by Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer and based upon the GQ Article “No Exit” by Sean Flynn.  Only The Brave stars Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, with Taylor Kitsch and Jennifer Connelly. Synopsis: All men are created equal… then, a few become…

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Trailer: Professor Marston & The Wonder Women

The first trailer for Professor Marston & The Wonder Women was released today. Directed by Angela Robinson, the film stars Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, and Connie Britton. With the success of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman this summer with actress Gal Gadot starring in the title role, the timing of the biopic couldn’t be better.  Will the biopic be just as successful?  With a late October release, it’s primed for being bait for Awards…

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Fantasia: Bitch takes us on a ride

Selected for the 2017 Fantasia International Film Festival, Bitch is a dark comedy that takes us on a wild ride as lonely housewife begins acting like a dog. Written and directed by Marianna Palka, the thriller stars Jason Ritter, Marianna Palka, Jaime King, Brighton Sharbino, Rio Mangini, Kingston Foster, Jason Maybaum, with Caroline Aaron and Bill Smitrovich. The film starts out with Jill (Palka) going through with what turns into a failed suicide attempt.  Her…

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Drew Stone talks Who the F**K Is That Guy?

Who the F**K Is That Guy? director Drew Stone spoke to Solzy at the Movies about the documentary film. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today.  How are things treating you? Drew Stone:  Things are good. I have 2 films that just came out at the same time so it’s a pretty exciting time around here. I’m not sick of seeing either of the films yet at the screenings that I’m doing so that’s…

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The 4th: A Cult Comedy in the Making

The 4th is a slacker comedy that has cult comedy classic written all over it. Written and directed by Andre Hyland, the indie comedy’s main cast includes Hyland, Johnny Pemberton, Eliza Coupe, Yasmine Kittles, Anna Lee Lawson, and Paul Erling Oven.  Jeff Carpenter, John Ennis, John Forest, Brent Weinbach, Matt Peters, Al Burke, Ben Ceccarelli, Matty Cardarople, Andrew Dewitt, Byron Bowers, Shaun Parker, Erick Chavarria, Drew Droege, Frank Collison are also featured in the film.…

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Alec Baldwin to headline NBC’s A Few Good Men

Alec Baldwin has been cast as Col. Nathan Jessep in NBC’s upcoming live airing of A Few Good Men.  The role was played by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 film. Baldwin will join Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as executive producers.  Aaron Sorkin is executive producing and will adapt the script for the live broadcast. “Alec Baldwin is the gift that keeps on giving at NBC, and we’re excited to have him starring in Aaron…

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Filmmaker Harley McKabe talks The Other Guy Part: .37

Chicago-based filmmaker Harley McKabe spoke to Solzy at the Movies on a rainy Wednesday last week in advance of The Other Guy Part: .37 premiering on Friday night. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things going? Harley McKabe:  Things are going well. I enjoy the rain. You recently wrote and directed The Other Guy Part: .37, which is premiering on July 21st during a punk rock concert at Reggie’s Music…

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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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