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West Philly’s New Microcinema Wants to Prove That Our Indie Movie Scene Is Still Going Strong

Like many other cinemagoers, I was crushed by the recent closure of the Ritz at the Bourse — the latest theater to shut its doors […]

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It Happened Last Night: Bradley Cooper Came to Philly With “A Star Is Born”

Wednesday night was quite the scene at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia. Hundreds gathered for a private screening of A Star Is Born and […]

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5 Questions: Aaron Sorkin on “Molly’s Game”

It should come as no surprise to consumers of Aaron Sorkin’s considerable TV and film bibliography that the writer-turned-director fills up interview space with a […]

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Watch Hotel With Director Mike Figgis For Free

Two-time Academy Award nominee Mike Figgis, who wrote and directed Leaving Las Vegas, is in Philly this week screening two of his films, and both […]

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5 Ways to Watch Movies That Aren’t Netflix

Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie The Philadelphia Film Society is starting up a new Throwback Thursday series at the Prince Theater. The first Thursday of every […]


M. Night Shyamalan’s Split Has Already Grossed $100M

Not a bad return for a movie that cost $9 million to make. M. Night Shyamalan’s Split topped the box office again over the weekend, […]

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We Need to Talk About the End of M. Night Shyamalan’s Split

Here’s a twist for you: M. Night Shyamalan is back. The director’s Split made an estimated $40 million this weekend. Critics liked it, too. And […]

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5 Questions: Jovan Adepo and Russell Hornsby on Fences

It’s not every actor who gets to work with truly legendary figures, and fewer still who get to work with such luminaries while also being […]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Opens Thursday With Events for the Fans

Star Wars fans are serious about these movies. The latest installment in the hugely popular sci-fi series is Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, set […]

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5 Movies to Watch This Week

Gremlins @ Ruba Club | Wednesday, December 7 Ruba Club is showing ’80s favorite Gremlins on a giant screen, along with movie-themed Quizzo, a selection […]

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See Academy Award Winner Birdman With a Live Score

Remember way back to 2015? It was a simpler time, when we embraced bleak movies like Birdman. The Alejandro Inarritu film, starring Michael Keaton as […]

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The Last Laugh and More Movies You Won’t Want to Miss

Both the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival are going on this week and next, so we have some major […]

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The Found Footage Festival Comes to Philly for One Night

The Found Footage Festival is like a live version of Mystery Science Theater 3000, if you swap out the 1950s monster flicks for clips from […]

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7 Movies to Watch This Week

PAAFF Preview Party @ Mayor’s Conversation Hall at City Hall | Thursday, October 20 Get a sneak peek of what you’ll be watching during the […]

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Philadelphia Film Festival Releases Full Lineup

Philly does the Hollywood thing later this month when the 25th Philadelphia Film Festival takes over four theaters with more than 100 movies. The festival […]