As the 55th Chicago International Film Festival starts up on Wednesday night, Solzy at the Movies brings you the seven films that you have to watch. The action starts on October 16 with not one but two films. Motherless Brooklyn opens up the festival. In a change from recent years, Zombieland: Double Tap opens up the After Dark program. All in all, there are 132 feature films playing! Gala Knives Out: The Rian Johnson mystery…"Chicago International Film Festival Must-Watch Films"
Slamdance favorite The Vast of Night was among the Midnight Madness program when the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) unveiled selections. The Vast of Night was hands-down my favorite film to play Slamdance this year. The low-budget indie film, directed by Andrew Patterson, stars Jake Horowitz and Sierra McCormick. I have yet to hear anything about distribution but I hope that a distributor is wise to pick this film up. Some of my favorite…"TIFF 2019: Midnight Madness, Cinematheque"
Actors Jake Horowitz and Sierra McCormick joined producer Adam Dietrich in speaking with Solzy at the Movies about The Vast of Night at Slamdance. Unfortunately, director Andrew Patterson was not feeling well on the Sunday afternoon in which this interview took place. As such, producer Adam Dietrich took his place four days after his wife gave birth to their new child. The Vast of Night was truly the gem of the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival. …"Slamdance 2019: The Vast of Night Interview"
The Vast of Night takes us back in time to 1950s New Mexico while also placing director Andrew Patterson on the map as a filmmaker to watch. This year is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and while that film held its world premiere last night, this is a very different flick. This film could very well be one of the most talked about films that aren’t screening during Sundance. Things are much different…"Slamdance 2019: The Vast of Night"