With an end to the 2017 summer movie season, it’s time to round up my favorite films of this summer. While I was credentialed for both the Chicago Critics Film Festival, the Fantasia International Film Festival, and remotely covered a few films selected for the Flyover Film Festival, I am not including any of those films unless they’ve been released in theaters, video on demand, or Digital HD. I’ll start with the documentaries. I’ve seen…"My Favorite Films of Summer 2017"
The next summer loser was the entire month of August. In a month packed with so many independent films fighting for an audience, it was the studios that failed to offer a film that could appeal to the entire family or at least a few of the movie-going quadrants. The month started off with the release of The Dark Tower from Sony Pictures and Aviron’s Kidnap starring Halle Berry. Nevermind the fact that Sony had…"Summer Loser: The Month of August"
Actor/comedian Nick Thune spoke to Solzy at the Movies with the release of Dave Made A Maze this upcoming Friday. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Nick Thune: Things are treating me pretty well. Dave Made A Maze pays homage to the great adventure films of the 1980s. What’s your favorite adventure film of that era? Nick Thune: It’s hard to say because you look back—Goonies—but I wasn’t…"Nick Thune talks Dave Made A Maze, Comedy, and More"
Dave Made A Maze is a horror film that doubles as a comedy but in a fun way. Directed by Bill Watterson from a script co-written with Steven Sears, the film stars Nick Thune, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, James Urbaniak, Adam Busch, Kirsten Vangsness, John Hennigan, Scott Narver, Frank Caeti, and Timothy Nordwind. If Super 8 made you nostalgic for the classic Steven Spielberg movies of the 1970s and 1980s, Dave Made A Maze will surely…"Dave Made A Maze is The Maze Movie We Need Right Now"