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INTERVIEW: Legendary Hollywood Voice-Dubber Marni Nixon

You may not know the name Marni Nixon, the charming 85-year-old soprano, but you have likely heard her voice in one of the many iconic […]

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The Three Main Problems With Creed

Have you ever had the eerie realization that you were being directly marketed to? Have you ever watched a commercial for light beer featuring 15 urban […]

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Win Tickets to See an Early Screening of The Danish Girl

Looking for a midweek movie/date night? There have been 25 pairs of tickets set aside for Philly Mag readers at an early screening of Tom Hooper‘s much-buzzed-about […]

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Sylvester Stallone Nabs First Acting Award for Creed

It’s not quite movie awards season, but the National Board of Review (NBR), a group of 120 film buffs from New York, is getting ahead of the […]

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5 Great Dysfunctional Family Movies on Netflix Streaming

We’re very quickly charging into what is the most family-intensive season of the year. Thanksgiving’s cattle drive draws together crazy aunts, grumpy uncles and too-cool-for-school […]

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Philly Obsession: 14 Hints He Loved the City of Brotherly Love

In honor of the 60th anniversary of TV’s Alfred Hitchcock Presents (which you can binge-watch on Netflix streaming) we take a look at some of […]

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M. Night Shyamalan Wants to Scare You Again

M. Night Shyamalan is sitting in an unfurnished dining room in Chester Springs, thinking about where the bodies will go. The house is someone’s recent […]

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Creed Trailer Debuts, With Familiar Elements

Here it is folks, your first look at Creed.

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Movie Meter: Jake Gyllenhaal Goes Full-Creeper for Nightcrawler

SEE IT Nightcrawler: You have to give Jake Gyllenhaal some credit: Dude is not afraid to go full-creep if a role demands it. In Dan Gilroy’s […]

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10 Must-See Films at the Philadelphia Film Festival 2014

Ticket film critic Piers Marchant combed through the around-100 films playing at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival to come up with 10 that you absolutely must get a […]

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3 Unique Film Festivals To Look Out For in October

Found Footage Festival The Found Footage Festival (FFF), currently in its 10th year, is coming to Johnny Brenda’s Thursday, October 2nd for two showings at […]

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Movie Meter: Tina Fey’s This is Where I Leave You is a Tremendous Waste of Comic Firepower

SEE IT NOW! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdBPuT1lmgQ 1. The Conformist: A most welcome re-release of Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1970 classic about a cowardly Italian man in 1930’s Italy, who […]

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Movie Meter: Michael Fassbender’s Papier-Mâché Head and Lemurs Win the Weekend

SEE IT NOW! Frank: There aren’t many actors of Michael Fassbender’s stature who would consent to star in a film in which he would have […]

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7 Clues Netflix Doesn’t Know a Comedy From a Hole in the Ground

Recently I was looking for a way to pass a rainy day and turned, as I often do, to Netflix. It then came to my […]

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Movie Meter: The Giver Disappoints, Go for Land Ho! Instead

SEE IT NOW Land Ho!: (One of two exclamation-point films this week! Go figure!) Former brothers-in-law (Earl Lynn Nelson and Paul Eenhoorn), now well-aged, travel […]