The Trial of the Chicago 7 Is A Masterpiece

The Trial of the Chicago 7, the newest film from writer-director Aaron Sorkin, is one of the best pictures to grace the screen in 2020. Paramount knew they had an awards contender on their hands.  With theaters closed and a pandemic also raging, the best decision was to unload the film on Netflix.  Many months from now, this will prove to have been a key decision.  Listen, people are not going back to theaters in…

"The Trial of the Chicago 7 Is A Masterpiece"

The Aeronauts: Tom Harper and Eddie Redmayne

Tom Harper and Eddie Redmayne spoke briefly to Solzy at the Movies about The Aeronauts while on the red carpet this past October. What was it that attracted you to the screenplay? Eddie Redmayne:  Well, he wrote the screenplay.  For me, I was reading it while I was making the Fantastic Beasts films.  I found the mixture between the adventure and the thrill of the piece and kind of the visual stuff that just as…

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Toronto 2019: The Aeronauts

The Aeronauts is an adventure thriller that takes place in the skies while seeking to soar to the highest heights in history. The film reteams The Theory of Everything stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne as balloonist Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher, respectively.  While Glaisher existed in real life, Wren is made up solely for the film.  I can understand the reasoning behind this even as it takes Henry Coxwell out of the picture. …

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