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Screening of The Maestro at Curtis Institute

Friends, supporters and patrons of the arts gathered at the Curtis Institute of Music on Saturday night for the screening of Maestro, an intimate, unprecedented […]

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Movie Meter: Reese Witherspoon is Back and Chris Rock Deserves a High Five

SEE IT NOW Wild: Through the more than two decades of her acting career, 38-year-old Reese Witherspoon has gone from being totally unknown to known […]

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13 Holiday Movies Playing in Philadelphia-Area Theaters

Sure, you could sit inside and watch whatever movie marathons are on cable this month. But isn’t that what you do every weekend? Instead, venture […]

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M. Night Shyamalan PA-Shot Thriller Gets Release Date

Earlier this year—smack dab in the middle of a snowpocalypse—I reported on a low-budget thriller M. Night Shyamalan was shooting around his home in rural Pennsylvania. At […]

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HEADS UP: Philly Film Society Screening All Six Original Star Trek Films at the Roxy

My Trekkie officemate Joel is flipping out right now: To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Philadelphia Film Society just announced it […]

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5 Films You Need to See at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Want to travel around the world and expand your horizons without ever having to leave the metropolitan area? The 34th annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) […]

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PHOTOS: 10 Character Posters From Into The Woods

While we’re all chomping at the bit for tomorrow’s release of the much-much-anticipated final Into The Woods trailer, producers are giving us something to bide our […]

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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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WATCH: Fire-Breathing Monster Goes After Millennials in Philly-Shot Short Film

Just in time for Halloween, born-and-raised Philadelphia filmmaker Joe Kramer has released his latest project. “Running the Gammatar” is a comedy that follows a group […]

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Rob McElhenney to Make Directorial Debut With Kids Film Figment

Sunny skies are not about to turn gray for co–star and co-creator of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Rob McElhenney. The Philly native will make […]

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5 Questions With Whiplash Director Damien Chazelle

Twenty-nine-year-old writer/director Damien Chazelle has found himself in career overdrive. He made quite a splash at this year’s Sundance festival with Whiplash, his latest work about a maniacally hard-driving […]

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10 Scary Gay Movies You Can Stream Instantly

One of the most recent gay-themed thrillers on the list, director Alain Guiraudie’s Stranger By the Lake follows young Franck, who picks up Michel at a popular gay-cruising spot. […]

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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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FIRST LOOK: American Sniper Trailer, Starring Bradley Cooper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZtrhRRw53Y The trailer for Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper was released. The film, based on a memoir of the same name by Chris Kyle, stars Philly’s […]

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5 Best New Films to Stream on Netflix in October: Hoop Dreams, Tombstone, Meryl’s Breakout Role, and More

Even for a company whose business model involves catering to the widest possible range of viewer, Netflix has outdone itself this month with a crazy-quilt […]