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5 Questions: Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson on Anomalisa

Writer/director Charlie Kaufman has long been known for his quietly gonzo sensibility. His career highlights include grappling with both the comically metaphysical (Being John Malkovich) […]

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10 Best Movies of 2015

This year was a rich phantasmagoria of features and strong performances, capped off by a slate of better-than-average prestige pictures into December. Some years we […]

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15 Outstanding Philly Arts Moments in 2015

Ticket arts writers weigh in on what they think are the most important local arts moments of 2015.  Brava, Diva! It’s been a banner year […]

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5 Questions With Malvern-Raised Director Adam McKay

The economic meltdown of 2008 came from a number of factors, but the single most glaring one was the banks’ reliance on the subprime mortgage […]

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The Hateful Eight: Thoughts On the New Quentin Tarantino Movie

I had a chance to screen The Hateful Eight this week, just before the new Quentin Tarantino movie opens in 70mm in select cities followed […]

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Some Hard Truths About Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I make a lot of stupid predictions, yo. I thought both the Eagles and Sixers would be in playoff position this season, but hell no. […]

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

When I was 4 years old, I waited in what seemed like an endless line with my mom one May afternoon. When we finally reached the destination — […]

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GIVEAWAY: See Carol Early and For Free Next Week at Ritz at the Bourse [CONTEST CLOSED]

Folks were buzzing about Carol when it screened a few months ago at the Philadelphia Film Festival, but those of us who missed it have […]

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Stormtroopers “Arrested” on South Street

Philly police are just like us: They can’t wait for the new Star Wars movie and they’ll go to any lengths to stop fools from […]

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Netflix Has New Technology to Beat Comcast Data Caps

Remember when Netflix‘s primary business was sending DVDs right to your house? Boy, that feels like ages ago. Now the company’s model of streaming TV shows and […]

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New Trailer Offers Sneak Peek at Star Trek Beyond

This morning, Paramount Pictures released a teaser trailer for Star Trek Beyond. The film, directed by Justin Lin, will hit theaters on  July 22nd. It stars Idris Elba, Chris […]

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Economist on Star Wars: Destroying Death Stars Would Collapse Galactic Economy

How are you occupying your time until Friday, when you can finally see the new Star Wars movie? Watching the old ones over and over again? […]

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WATCH: Stallone Tweets Video of Michael B. Jordan Getting Knocked Out During Creed Shoot

Yesterday on Twitter, Sylvester Stallone shared a video from the set of Creed where his cast mate Michael B. Jordan actually gets knocked out while shooting […]

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REVIEW: Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq

Born out of sorrow, strife and a sense of being fed up with inaction, Spike Lee’s latest film, Chi-Raq, is an inventive look at gun violence in […]

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250 Best Movies of All Time

Ryan Godfrey works as a product manager for a local software company, surrounded by the kind of numbers and data that most of us will never […]