Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie has come to Blu-ray for the first time ever as a stand-alone edition from Shout! Factory. By the time the film came out, some of the original stars had already left the TV series. The film hit a historic note in that it was the first to not recycle footage from the series that inspired it. While I would certainly like to say that this film has held up, time…"Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie comes to Blu-Ray"
Amy Jo Johnson took some time earlier this week to speak with Solzy at the Movies about her new film, The Space Between. The film will screen as a part of the Super Host Tour at The Picture Show in Bloomingdale, Ill., on September 7, 2017. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies. How are things treating you? Amy Jo Johnson: Pretty good. It’s been quite busy but yeah, it’s good. You’re touring your…"Amy Jo Johnson talks The Space Between, Power Rangers"
Hollywood movies are lacking transgender characters according to GLAAD’s fifth annual Studio Responsibility Index. In a year that saw Moonlight win Best Picture, Hollywood is still lacking with LGBTQ characters who drive the storyline and appear in a film for more than a mere minute. The first half of 2017 may be better as far as the main studios are concerned but whose to say how the rest of the year will pan out. We’ve…"Hollywood Movies lacking Transgender Characters"
After reading David Yost’s guest column in the Hollywood Reporter last month, I knew I had to ask a question that meant a lot to me: how are things now compared to then when it comes to being LGBTQ in Hollywood. It’s important to me because I’m a transgender woman and working to develop my own sitcom pilot (based in Chicago, of course) with a transgender lead. I asked Yost as to whether it was…"C2E2 Power Rangers Panel: David Yost on Being LGBTQ Then and Now"
The Power Rangers are back on the big screen for the third time after the television series debuted on August 28, 1993. With its release, we see the first blockbuster film to feature both LGBTQ and autistic superheroes. Dean Israelite directs the franchise’s third film from a screenplay written by John Gatins, based on a story written by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless and Michele Mulroney & Kieran Mulroney. The cast features Dacre Montgomery, Naomi…"Power Rangers Reboot, Offer Diversity in Casting"
C2E2 will be bringing many fan favorites to Chicago during the weekend of April 21-23, 2017. Stan Lee and Frank Miller are the featured headliners next month as C2E2 takes to McCormick Place in the Windy City. Lee recently canceled an appearance at the Big Apple Comic Con in New York as a result of the flu but is expected to be making his final C2E2 appearance next month. Lee and Miller will headline a…"C2E2 bringing Fan Favorites to Chicago in April"