Matthew Glave spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone last week about the upcoming lesbian dramedy Funny Story. While Sundance gets most of the attention during January in Park City, Slamdance takes place on historic Main Street. When I read about Funny Story last year, I knew it was one of those films that I needed to cover. I had the opportunity to meet with the cast and crew on the red carpet…"Matthew Glave talks Funny Story"
Arrow‘s Emily Bett Rickards delivers the performance of a lifetime in Funny Story–a film that is now being released in theaters after a festival run. Walter Campbell (Matthew Glave) is all set to dump his much-younger girlfriend, Lucy, until she drops the bomb that she’s pregnant with his child. This sets Walter off into a mid-life crisis of his own as he tries to figure out how to tell his daughter, Nic (Jana Winternitz, who doubles…"Funny Story: A Career-Best for Emily Bett Rickards"
Here are some thoughts after attending a pair of Thursday night screenings during the 2018 Reeling Film Festival last night. I was there to watch Funny Story on the big screen for the first time since this year’s Slamdance Film Festival as well as the Transcending Gender shorts program. I was curious how Funny Story would play not only with an audience but watching on a screen larger than my laptop. It played especially well upon…"Reeling 2018: Funny Story, Transcending Gender Shorts"
When Freelancers Anonymous screens tonight, the Chicago-produced indie film will kick off the 36th Reeling Film Festival. Through my covering of other film festivals this year, I’ve been able to see quite a number of these films. Eve though I’ve been quite busy this month with coverage of TIFF, there are a number of films I plan to see again. That is if my sinuses will allow me to do so. Some of my personal…"Some 36th Reeling Film Festival Thoughts"