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…"Geraldine Viswanathan talks Bad Education"
Extraction, the new Netflix thriller starring Chris Hemsworth as a black market mercenary, is no simple trip to the dentist. When we first meet Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth), it’s in the middle of shootout and you’re about to fear the worst. But before anything else can happen, the film takes us back to a few days before. Yes, it’s one of those films. Not necessarily a bad thing but it’ll be some time before we…"Extraction Is No Trip To The Dentist"
Milena Govich and Laura Vandervoort spoke with Solzy at the Movies about newly released episodic short Unspeakable. The episodic short/proof-of-concept premiered during the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. Laura Vandervoort stars in the short, which was written by David Cornue and directed by Milena Govich. Unspeakable is an episodic short/proof-of-concept. How did you first come up with the idea? Milena Govich: The tale of the imposter has been around for a long time, but rarely do…"Milena Govich, Laura Vandervoort talk Unspeakable"
Netflix announce the list of narrative films, documentaries, and television series that are either coming to or leaving the service in May. Coming Soon Blood & Water — NETFLIX ORIGINAL A 16-year-old gets herself transferred to the same high school as a girl whom she suspects is her sister, who was kidnapped at birth 17 years earlier. Kenny Sebastian: The Most Interesting Person in the Room — NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL Fusing his musical and comedy…"Netflix: Coming and Leaving in May"
Love Spreads is an exploration of the creative process when the pressure is mounting on band members to put together another album. Following the end of their first tour, the members of Glass Heart head to Rockfield Studios to record their sophomore album. The trio–and their band manager–are couped up there in an effort to create some music. Like any sophomore effort, the pressure is on and for singer-songwriter Kelly (Alia Shawkat), it starts to…"Tribeca 2020: Love Spreads"
Like A Boss is now available for fans to watch from the comforts of their home on Blu-ray and DVD after being released on Digital. Like A Boss pits friend against friend when an industry giant expresses an interest in buying an interest in their start-up cosmetics company. Money changes everything. It’s a good rule to know and you probably should never forget this. Mel Paige (Rose Byrne) and Mia Carter (Tiffany Haddish) are best…"Like A Boss Is Now Available Home Video"
The Best Years of Our Lives is an Oscar-winning classic about three servicemen readjusting to life following World War 2. Three returning veterans, Fred Derry (Dana Andrews), Homer Parrish (Harold Russell), and Al Stephenson (Fredric March), meet when flying to their home in Boone City. All of them aren’t doing well when it comes to readjusting to post-war life. Al, with a family and two children, may be in the best position as he returns…"The Best Years of Our Lives: A Classic"
One of the most notable problems that comes with the series premiere of #BlackAF is that the series has a major Jewish problem. The problem with the series premiere comes late in the episode–just around the 7:38 mark. It’s when Kenya and Joya Barris (Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones) are having a conversation with Kenya’s assistant, Danny (Gil Ozeri). At first, the conversation deals with sweatsuits and then it evolves Kenya pointing out to his…"#BlackAF Has A Jewish Problem"
Vanda Krefft gives us a defining biography in The Man Who Made The Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. It’s no secret that William Fox is forgotten to history. Of all the major studios, he personally didn’t survive the stock market crash. Well, he did so as a person but he was no longer the head of the studio. Fox would file for bankruptcy. While Disney acquired Twentieth Century-Fox, it came…"The Man Who Made The Movies by Vanda Krefft"
Comedy writer Alan Zweibel spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone last week to discuss his newly released memoir, Laugh Lines. Laugh Lines is coming out on April 14, 2020. I read the book within a 24 hour period. When did you decide to write your memoir? Alan Zweibel: I was asked to maybe seven, eight years ago because I do speaking engagements all over the country—colleges, fundraisers, and corporate events. In the…"Alan Zweibel talks Laugh Lines"