Dads: Humorous Doc Celebrates Fatherhood

Dads is a humorous documentary that celebrates modern fatherhood and it marks the feature directorial debut of Bryce Dallas Howard. The apple does not fall far from the tree.  While we already knew acting ran in the family, directing does as well.  The film might be getting released now but it was filmed before Howard’s stint as a director of The Mandalorian.  Of course, she’s no strangers to movie sets with her father being Ron…

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Caitlin Moran talks How to Build a Girl

Caitlin Moran sat down with Solzy at the Movies about How to Build a Girl during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. How excited were you upon learning the film would premiere at TIFF? Caitlin Moran: I’ve never been to premiere of my own film before. I’d always had a plan that when I do go to my premiere and first go on a red carpet, I wouldn’t wear a gown but I would dress…

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Coky Giedroyc talks How to Build a Girl

Coky Giedroyc sat down with Solzy at the Movies about How to Build a Girl during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. How excited were you upon learning that How to Build a Girl would premiere at TIFF? Coky Giedroyc: Oh, I was so excited. It’s a brilliant city. I worked here before. I love it. If I’d come here in my 20s, I’d have stayed. It’s a great city. It’s a very welcoming festival,…

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Geraldine Viswanathan talks Bad Education

Geraldine Viswanathan spoke to Solzy at the Movies on the red carpet prior to the world premiere of Bad Education in Toronto last year. How did working on Bad Education compare to Blockers? Geraldine Viswanathan: I would say pretty different. Blockers was my first American movie and that was more like an ensemble with the girls it was more of a comedy. I feel like this leans more into the dramatic side and this is…

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Neasa Hardiman, Hermione Corfield talk Sea Fever

Writer-director Neasa Hardiman and actress Hermione Corfield sat down with Solzy at the Movies to discuss Sea Fever following the world premiere in Toronto. Gunpowder & Sky will release Sea Fever on VOD on April 10, 2020.  Sea Fever was originally planned to be released in theaters, too, but none of them are open. How honored are you to have Sea Fever hold its world premiere during TIFF? Neasa Hardiman: I would say the answer…

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Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker talk Freaks

Freaks stars Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker sat down with me during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival to discuss the film. In addition to her role in Freaks, Amanda Crew may be best known from her role as Monica Hall on Silicon Valley.  She also appeared in Charlie St. Cloud, The Age of Adaline, and Race, among other titles. Lexy Kolker is an actress to keep your eyes on.  Not even ten years old,…

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Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky talk Freaks

Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky, a pair of writer-directors, sat down with me to discuss Freaks during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The duo wrote and directed Freaks, which premiered in the Discovery section.  The film stars Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Amanda Crew, and features a stand-out performance from Lexy Kolker. Both Stein and Lipovsky met during On the Lot eleven years ago.  They both finished in the top five and ultimately…

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The Report: Talking With The Cast

Jon Hamm, Annette Bening, and Adam Driver spoke about their characters in The Report during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Solzy at the Movies was one of a number of outlets to attend the press conference in September.  I first saw The Report during Sundance and it’s an important film with regards for American history.  In addition to the three actors, they were joined by writer-director Scott Z. Burns, producer Jennifer Fox, and former…

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Dolemite Is My Name: Eddie Murphy Is Back

Eddie Murphy is back in classic form with the release of Dolemite Is My Name whether or not it is intended to serve as a comeback vehicle. What you should probably know going into the film is that Rudy Ray Moore (Eddie Murphy) decided to change up his comedy/music career because of Rico, a homeless man.  When the film starts out, Moore is working at Dolphin’s of Hollywood and begging a DJ (Snoop Dogg) to…

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Lucy in the Sky: On the Red Carpet

Solzy at the Movies had the privilege of being on the red carpet for the world premiere of Lucy in the Sky last month during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Lucy in the Sky serves as Noah Hawley’s feature directorial debut.  The debut for Hawley comes following his work on both Fargo and Legion. Natalie Portman–who still dreams of being an astronaut in real life–and Jon Hamm lead a cast that also includes Zazie…

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