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Movie Meter: Guardians of the Galaxy Will Obliterate the Weekend Box Office—And Rightfully So

SEE IT NOW! Guardians of the Galaxy: Consider the summer movie season saved. What sounds like an unlikely sort of superhero action flick—seriously, two of […]

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Johnny Weir Shot Secret Gay Film at Sochi Winter Olympics

Apparently Olympic skater—and Quarryville, Pennsylvania native—Johnny Weir was doing more than moderating for NBC (and Instagramming his outlandish outfits) at this year’s Sochi Winter Olympics. Amid all […]

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What to See at the BlackStar Film Festival

The 3rd annual BlackStar Film Festival kicks off this Thursday, July 31st. The event comprises screenings of more than 40 feature and short films, and panels made up […]

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Movie-O-Meter: Our Take On Lucy, A Most Wanted Man, Happy Christmas, and More

SEE IT NOW! Lucy: Luc Besson’s bugnuts quasi-action-thriller-cum-time-and-space-meditation stars Scarlett as a student living in Taipei who gets embroiled in a nasty Asian drug cartel and accidentally […]

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INTERVIEW: Boyhood Director Richard Linklater

Writer/Director Richard Linklater has released a steady stream of critically adored indie films since 1988’s It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books, but […]

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Alive Inside Screening for the Alzheimer’s Association

Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Derek Freese Documentary Fund and the Alzheimer’s Association hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary Alive Inside at the Kimmel Center […]

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Movie-O-Meter: Boyhood Shines, Sex Tape Fizzles + Our Take On Other New Releases

SEE IT NOW! Boyhood: Easily one of the most-anticipated films of the summer by film critics and indie fans since its debut at Sundance this […]

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16 Best New Gay Movies On Netflix Streaming

For your Pride month viewing pleasures, I’ve rounded up all the best new gay movies on Netflix streaming. I see big gay movie marathons in your future, […]

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Movie-O-Meter: Yes, You Should Actually Go See 22 Jump Street

Capsule reviews of the weekend’s new movie releases. Should you see it, wait for DVD, or skit it altogether? We lay it out below.  SEE […]

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Film al Fresco: Indie Films & Food Trucks on the Parkway this Summer

  Indie films and delicious food will meet again on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this summer, with the second year of Film al Fresco, an outdoor film […]

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Will Smith to Star in New Film About NFL Concussion Controversy

Variety has the scoop on a new new project starring Philly’s Will Smith, a drama based on GQ article “Game Brain,” which takes on the controversy surrounding […]

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The Full Lineup for 2014’s Awesome Fest

Imagine a film festival that includes everything from The Karate Kid to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to documentaries on bronies (those male lovers of My […]

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5 New Films You Should Stream Right Now on Netflix: Lost Children, Tarantino, Pryor Live and More

Hollywood’s blockbuster movie season is officially upon us, bringing with it an endless stream of superheroes, big-star comedies, and a depressing shortage of anything really worth watching. […]

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Movie-O-Meter: Tilda Swinton Plays a Vampire, Cameron Diaz Flops, and Our Take on Paul Walker’s Final Film

Capsule reviews of the weekend’s new movies. Should you see it, wait for DVD, or skit it altogether? We lay it out below.  SEE IT […]

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Highlights the Tribeca, Part 1: Equal Parts Mad, Creative Cenius

Enjoying the somewhat peculiar charms of the Tribeca Film Festival, I’ve taken in a host of films on my first two days. Here are some […]