Steven Spielberg’s World War I epic War Horse remains one of the best films to come out in 2011 as the film marks its tenth anniversary. First a book and then a stage play, Spielberg successfully translates the source material into a feature film. He’s no stranger to World War II but this marks his first time tackling the Great War. An interesting thing about this film is that Spielberg doesn’t consider it a war…"War Horse: World War I Epic Marks 10 Years"
Guest of Honour sat down with Solzy at the Movies for a roundtable interview during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Writer-director Atom Egoyan participated along with actors David Thewlis, Laysla De Oliveira, and Luke Wilson. Atom, can you talk about reasoning behind giving Guest of Honour a non-linear structure in terms of the story? Atom Egoyan: That’s just the way I write. Given the subject matter and the prismatic, sort of effect of these…"Guest of Honour: Interview from Toronto 2019"
If not for captivating performances from Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, The Mercy would be a largely forgettable biopic. Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) had a lofty goal. In a perfect world, the amateur sailor would have completed the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race. The goal of the race is to sail around the world without stopping. There’s a danger that comes with these sort of competitions that need to be stressed. They almost always result…"The Mercy aided by Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz"
The Big Lebowski manages to hold up in viewing on the big screen some twenty years following its initial release in theaters. Avid bowler Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski arrived home one evening only to be assaulted in a case of mistaken identity. It turns out some fools were hired because Bunny, the wife of another Jeffrey Lebowski, owes money to a porn producer. One of them made the awful mistake of crossing The Dude by…"The Big Lebowski Plays Quite Well At 20 Years"
With the release of Wonder Woman, the female heroine created by William Moulton Marston, finally got her long-overdue origin story on the big screen. Directed by Jenkins, Gal Gadot leads a cast that includes Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Eugen Brave Rock, and Saïd Taghmaoui. Jenkins directs from a screenplay written by Allan Heinberg. The story was written by Zack Snyder…"Wonder Woman Lives Up to the Hype"