Tripper Clancy talks Die Hart on Quibi

Die Hart screenwriter and executive producer Tripper Clancy spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone about the new series streaming on Quibi. Die Hart stars Kevin Hart, John Travolta, Nathalie Emmanuel, with Jean Reno and Josh Hartnett.  The series launched July 20 on Quibi and new chapters will be made available daily through July 29. The first episodes of Die Hart are now available to stream through Quibi. How did you and Derek…

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Airplane Joins Paramount Presents Line for 40th

Airplane! became the seventh installment of the Paramount Presents line with a new Blu-ray and a limited edition Blu-ray steelbook. Comedy!  Drama!  Romance!  Airplane! is a classic disaster spoof that has managed to survive the test of time. What is there to say about the disaster spoof that hasn’t already been said in 40 years since the film was released?  It’s not only that there are so many zingers but so many of them have…

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Ghost Added To Paramount Presents Line For 30th

Ghost is officially added to the Paramount Presents line today with a limited edition Blu-ray in honor of the film’s 30th anniversary. Jerry Zucker is probably the last filmmaker anybody could think when it comes to directing the film.  Ten years before the release, Zucker was also behind hit comedy spoof Airplane! in 1980.  In fact, Zucker tells of how screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin cried when he learned the Airplane! director would be making the…

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Penelope: A Hysterical Caper Comedy

Penelope, starring Natalie Wood in the title role, is a hysterical caper comedy that asks the question of whether committing a crime can save a marriage. Imagine robbing your husband’s bank because you’re not getting enough attention from him.  This is exactly what happens for Penelope Elcott (Natalie Wood) when her banker husband, James Elcott (Ian Bannen), is more focused on his work than his wife at home.  One day, Penelope disguises herself as an…

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Inside Daisy Clover: A Look At Hollywood Cruelty

Inside Daisy Clover, starring Natalie Wood, is a film that takes a look at Hollywood cruelty while also being a film that was ahead of its time. We first meet Daisy Clover (Natalie Wood) on her 15th birthday in 1936.  She later discovers a telegram from Raymond Swan (Christopher Plummer) thrown in the trash upon coming home from work.  There’s a mysterious car waiting for her and we get the backstory about her making a…

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Clueless Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Blu-ray

Clueless celebrates its 25th anniversary today and will be marking the milestone with a new Blu-ray and a limited edition steelbook on July 21.  The film is also available to purchase today on Digital. Amy Heckerling’s satirical Clueless manages to hold up some 25 years after the theatrical release.  The film is pretty dated given the technology but this really doesn’t matter. We are introduced to Cher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) as a montage of scenes…

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Sabrina: Billy Wilder Classic Still Has It

Sabrina may not be in the top tier level of Billy Wilder’s filmography but the romantic comedy teams three of the biggest stars of the era. Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn) is the daughter of Larrabee family chauffeur, Thomas Fairchild (John Williams).  Because of his job, the two of them live right above the mansion’s garage.  She has a crush on David Larrabee (William Holden), the playboy of the family.  Upset with this, the film becomes…

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Stalag 17 Is One Of The Best POW Films

Stalag 17 finds a way to mix comedy and drama to give audiences one of the best films to take place in a POW camp during World War II. The film is set at a Nazi prison camp in Austria while the Battle of the Bulge is taking place in 1944.  Clarence Harvey “Cookie” Cook (Gil Stratton) provides the narration for the POW camp-set film.  Manfredi and Johnson are shot during an attempt to escape. …

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Inception: Nolan Film Marks Its 10th Anniversary

Christopher Nolan’s Inception, the Oscar-winning sci-fi heist film about dreams, marks its tenth anniversary since its theatrical release in 2010. When most people think of extraction, it’s usually sending in covert agents to get someone out.  This isn’t so much the case with this film.  Not even by a long shot. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) has a particular set of skills that make him a dangerous person.  Granted, this also depends on who you are…

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Lauren Ash Talks Superstore, Quarantine Life

Lauren Ash spoke with Solzy at the Movies by phone about playing Dina on Superstore and what she’s been doing during the quarantine. We briefly discussed She-Ra and the Princesses of Power coming to an end in May and if there’s a chance we could still see Mark Hamill pop up on a future season of Superstore.  I had to ask how Dina would react to somebody coming into the store without a mask on.…

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