Solzy at the Movies

Solzy at the Movies is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Danielle Solzman
Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 () Danielle Solzman Whirlybird serves as a documentary of LA over the years but it's about Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard's relationship at its core. EDIT
Posted Jan 27, 2020
4/5 () Danielle Solzman Beast Beast is a timely story set in the American south about three teenagers from first-time feature filmmaker Danny Madden. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
4/5 Jumbo (2019) Danielle Solzman Jumbo is one of the stories that are stranger than fiction and yet this coming-of-age drama is surprisingly inspired by a true story. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
3.5/5 () Danielle Solzman After viewing Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story, you'll never be able to watch Ren & Stimpy in the same way ever again. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
4/5 () Danielle Solzman If there's a takeaway from viewing Aggie, it ought to be further dialogue on criminal justice reform. EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2020
5/5 Taylor Swift: Miss Americana (2020) Danielle Solzman Miss Americana presents a very open look at singer-songwriter Taylor Swift with raw conversations and new insight into Swift as a person. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2020
3.5/5 The Painter and the Thief (2020) Danielle Solzman The Painter and the Thief shows that we should also look for the light in a world of darkness. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2020
3/5 VHYes (2019) Danielle Solzman While Robbins surely has something to say about today's culture, everything in VHYes has to connect in one way or another. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2020
3.5/5 Bad Boys for Life (2020) Danielle Solzman Bad Boys for Life still has some gas left in the tank after 25 years. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
5/5 The Graduate (1967) Danielle Solzman Over fifty years after its theatrical release, comedy-drama The Graduate manages to hold up as one of the best films of all time. EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2020
3.5/5 Like a Boss (2020) Danielle Solzman Like A Boss may be the comedy movie that we need to distract us from what's happening right now. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
5/5 The Fighter (2010) Danielle Solzman The performances from Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, and Amy Adams in The Fighter are the very definition of a masterclass in acting. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2020
4.5/5 Brooklyn (2015) Danielle Solzman Phenomenal performances from Saoirse Ronan and Emory Cohen help to elevate 1950s romantic drama Brooklyn in the 2015 adaptation. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2020
5/5 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Danielle Solzman When it comes to filmmaking, the Michael Keaton-starring Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a unique achievement in cinema. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2020
3/5 City of Joel (2019) Danielle Solzman City of Joel takes a both-sides approach while documenting the Village of Kiryas Joel and the Chasdic enclave's plans to annex land. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2020
5/5 Moneyball (2011) Danielle Solzman In utilizing the old school vs. new school approach, Moneyball manages to become one of the best baseball movies ever. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2020
5/5 The Social Network (2010) Danielle Solzman The Social Network isn't only a great film but it's a classic for a new era in filmmaking. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2020
5/5 Galaxy Quest (1999) Danielle Solzman What helps drive Galaxy Quest home is that this film really is a love letter to sci-fi fans. EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2019
4.5/5 Little Women (2019) Danielle Solzman Little Women is the type of film that won't only improve with time but also on repeat viewings. EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2019
Spiral Farm (2019) Danielle Solzman Piper de Palma's performance in Spiral Farm shows that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2019
5/5 1917 (2019) Danielle Solzman Sam Mendes' 1917 is a masterpiece achievement in filmmaking and without a doubt one of the best war films to ever be made. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2019
1.5/5 Double Holiday (2019) Danielle Solzman Double Holiday is one of two Hallmark Channel original films to incorporate Chanukah but the reality is that this film is more Xmas than anything else. EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2019
0.5/5 Cats (2019) Danielle Solzman As far as motion picture musicals are concerned, Cats is...a cinematic disgrace. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
5/5 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Danielle Solzman Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker...the ultimate conclusion to a franchise started in 1977. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
4.5/5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Danielle Solzman Star Wars: The Force Awakens more than makes up for the sour taste of the prequel trilogy. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2019
5/5 The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Danielle Solzman Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is arguably one of the three greatest Star Wars films heading into The Rise of Skywalker. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2019
5/5 Star Wars (1977) Danielle Solzman Star Wars single-handedly changed the game for blockbuster movies and remains one of the greatest films of all time. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2019
3.5/5 Spies in Disguise (2019) Danielle Solzman Spies In Disguise isn't quite Mission: Impossible for children but it does the job at the end of the day. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2019
4/5 Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith (2005) Danielle Solzman Star Wars: Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith closes out the prequels on a much needed strong note. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2019
2.5/5 Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones (2002) Danielle Solzman While the film tries its best, Star Wars: Episode 2 - Attack of the Clones is the worst film in the entire saga. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2019
3/5 Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace (1999) Danielle Solzman Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace gets the saga off to a bit of a rough start. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2019
3/5 A Hidden Life (2019) Danielle Solzman A Hidden Life may be based on a true story but it's way too long. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/5 Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Danielle Solzman Jumanji: The Next Level may be a bit on the long side but the film continually keeps us entertained while its characters learn a lesson. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
4/5 Richard Jewell (2019) Danielle Solzman Paul Walter Hauser delivers one of the top performances of the year. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
5/5 Bombshell (2019) Danielle Solzman Bombshell features a powerhouse ensemble of actors with some of the best performances to grace the big screen during the calendar year. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2019
4/5 QT8: The First Eight (2019) Danielle Solzman QT8 is a brilliant documentary from Tara Wood about a filmmaker making original content in the age of franchises, remakes, and reboots. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2019
4/5 The Rocketeer (1991) Danielle Solzman At the end of the day, The Rocketeer works because it's paying homage to the Saturday matinee serials. EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
4/5 The Two Popes (2019) Danielle Solzman The Two Popes is less of a religious film in as much as it is two people that come from different approaches. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3/5 Queen & Slim (2019) Danielle Solzman Queen and Slim is a thought-provoking thriller that will have movie goers looking at the outlaws-on-the-run in a different perspective. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
4/5 Dark Waters (2019) Danielle Solzman Dark Waters is a warning for All Americans and shows what happens when the federal government allows corporate regulation to go unchecked. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 Lingua Franca (2019) Danielle Solzman Lingua Franca happens to shine a spotlight on transgender representation by way of a film that places a strong focus on immigration. EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2019
4/5 The Rabbi Goes West (2019) Danielle Solzman Through profiling Rabbi Chaim Bruk and other Jews in the area, The Rabbi Goes West also shows how Chabad operates in small town America. EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
4/5 Narrowsburg (2019) Danielle Solzman Narrowsburg tells one of those stranger-than-fiction stories that could honestly make the translation from documentary to narrative feature. EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
4.5/5 Frozen II (2019) Danielle Solzman Frozen 2 takes everything we love about Frozen while taking us on a new adventure. EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2019
3/5 The Good Liar (2019) Danielle Solzman The Good Liar tries so hard to be an Alfred Hitchcock thriller to the point in which the film ultimately comes to fail on that particular level. EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2019
4/5 Charlie's Angels (2019) Danielle Solzman Charlie's Angels works because Elizabeth Banks brings a fresh voice to the franchise and brings with her some of the Pitch Perfect magic. EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2019
4/5 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace (2019) Danielle Solzman Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace is a stark reminder of what we lose in the ever-changing cinema landscape. EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2019
3.5/5 Last Christmas (2019) Danielle Solzman Last Christmas benefits from chemistry between Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding while taking inspiration from the George Michael song of the same name. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2019
3.5/5 Midway (2019) Danielle Solzman Midway just happens to tell one story but does so in a way in which we see it through both American and Japanese eyes. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2019
3/5 Lady and the Tramp (2019) Danielle Solzman The animated version of Lady and the Tramp may be a classic but all of the magic is missing in live-action. EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019