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34 Philadelphia Movies to Stream Right Now

So you suddenly find yourself stuck in the house with a little bit of time on your hands? And you’ve caught up on every Netflix, […]

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Eastern State Showcases Work of Incarcerated Filmmakers in “Hidden Lives Illuminated”

When Sean Kelley, director of interpretation at Eastern State Penitentiary, stood before inmates at the Chester State Correctional Institution a year ago to ask if they wanted to […]

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This Philly Woman Is Fighting How Black People Are Portrayed in Horror Films

This week, the fascinating documentary Horror Noire premieres on Shudder, the streaming service from AMC Network. Horror Noire, which this Forbes review calls a “must-see […]

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This New Superhero Film Trailer Features a SEPTA Bus About to Plunge to Its Demise

It seems like a lot of movies are being filmed (or taking place) in Philly right now. Take M. Night Shyamalan‘s latest flick, Glass, for […]

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Movies: qFLIX Returns

qFLIX, the annual festival of LGBTQ+ films, is back, and once again with another lineup of movies you might not otherwise get to see on […]

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Movies: The Women’s Film Festival

Now in its fourth year, the Women’s Film Festival is an established landmark on the Philly movie landscape. And once again its founders have assembled […]

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Movies: An Art that Nature Makes

As a photographer and author, Rosamond Purcell specializes in summoning the beauty of things otherwise considered past their prime: dead birds, rotting wood, rusty appliances. […]

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Movies: Samurai Cop Featuring Rifftrax

If you haven’t been to South Street Cinema yet, well, you really should. The upstart screening room at has become an unexpected hub of culture […]

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41 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, January 12 Bibliococktails: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein @ The Rosenbach Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein with themed cocktails by Quaker City […]

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Coming Attractions: 8 Movies to See This Week

The World Premiere of Sigma Kids @ World Cafe Live | Thursday, January 11 I mentioned this in my Philly Loves Bowie Week roundup last […]

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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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Meet the North Philly Family Featured in the Must-See Documentary “Quest”

Ten years. That’s roughly how long cameras followed the Raineys, a North Philly family that is at once both familiar and extraordinary in Quest, a documentary […]

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Movies: 8 Films Coming This Week to a Screen Near You

Stalker @ Ambler Theater | Thursday, November 16 Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 film tells the story of three who wander through the Russian wilderness and into […]

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15 Things to Do This Week in Comedy, Theater, Storytelling, Medical Oddities and Superhero Pornography

Joe Biden @ Academy of Music | Wednesday, November 15 Former Vice President Joe Biden appears in conversation with Aaron Sorkin, creator of several memorable […]

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Let’s Watch Some Philly Film Fest Trailers

As always, the Philadelphia Film Festival has put together an impressive lineup of features, documentaries and shorts. It’s a lot to sift through. Here’s the […]