Melanie Lynskey spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the new Hulu limited series, Candy, and staying grounded during awards season. Alongside the actress, Candy stars Jessica Biel, Timothy Simons, Pablo Schreiber, and Raúl Esparza. Hulu will launch the limited series on May 9 with new episodes releasing every day through May 13. Melanie, it’s so good to see you again. Melanie Lynskey: Good to see you, too. How are you? Not too bad. Melanie…"Melanie Lynskey talks Candy, Awards Season"
David Wain’s 2014 film, They Came Together, is a brilliant satire of one of cinema’s most beloved film genres, the romantic comedy. Screenwriters Michael Showalter and David Wain turn to The Shop Around the Corner and You’ve Got Mail as the core basis of their romantic comedy satire. But aside from this, they really make the film their own while running a tight 83 minutes. Like any rom-com, New York is a character in and…"They Came Together Sends Up the Rom-Com"
Adam McKay is a genius behind the camera as Don’t Look Up takes the satire to the next level with one of the best ensemble casts ever. Please stay until the end of the credits. There is a mid-credit and post-credit scene. This film has talent on the same level as It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World while reaching satire at the levels of both Dr. Strangelove and Network. Like those films, Don’t Look…"Don’t Look Up: The Best Picture of 2021"
Lady of the Manor, co-written and directed by the Long brothers, is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Solzy at the Movies with Melanie Lynskey last week about the buddy comedy. This feature was one of the final films to start and end principal photography before production shut down across the country in March 2020. The film was previously released on Digital and VOD this past Friday. SYNOPSIS Past and…"Lady of the Manor Now On Blu-ray, DVD"
Melanie Lynskey spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the new buddy/ghost comedy that she’s starring in, Lady of the Manor. What was it about the script that attracted you to the role in Lady of the Manor? Melanie Lynskey: There was something so unapologetic about it. She was really a mess and they weren’t trying to make her not being a mess. You know what I mean? There was this one moment where she…"Melanie Lynskey talks Lady of the Manor"
Over a decade following its theatrical release, Up in the Air remains one of the best films to have been released in 2009. With the exception of 2014’s Men, Women, and Children, Jason Reitman can do no wrong. Heading into Up in the Air, Reitman was hitting home run after home run. This was his third feature following both Thank You for Smoking and Juno. Basing the film on Walter Kirn’s 2001 novel of the…"Up in the Air: One of 2009’s Best Films"
Through the lens of its 13-year old protagonist, Sadie displays the toll that the military takes on American families while family members are on tour. Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) lives at home with her mother, Rae (Melanie Lynskey), in the Shady Plains Trailer Park. Sadie patiently waits for her dad, John, to come home. He’s serving tour overseas in spite of the many promises to return home. She’s loyal to her dad in this sense and…"Sadie: A Satire for War"