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What to Watch Tonight

Buy It: Inception (PG-13, 2010). Is it a masterpiece? Is it a mind-numbing exercise? Whatever you believe, you cannot deny the magnetic power of this […]

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Washington, Mackie Shine In Night Catches Us

The place and time is Germantown, 1976. While the country and the city celebrate the nation’s bicentennial, Philadelphia is overrun by fractious violence between residents […]

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Thanksgiving Movie Guide

It’s Turkey Day. It’s a time to get together with friends and family. It’s also a time for many, including my family, to see movies. […]

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What to Watch Tonight

Rent It: Eat Pray Love (PG-13, 2010). Julia Roberts portrays Liz Gilbert, a woman who begins a yearlong, worldwide search for herself. Despite some clunky […]

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Deathly Hallows – Part 1

I have a lightning bolt scar above my right eyebrow. I got it fighting a middle-aged woman at an Indianapolis Barnes and Noble. It was […]

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What to Watch Tonight

Rent It: The Kids Are All Right (R, 2010). An exquisite movie with exquisite performances. Annette Benning and Julianne Moore shine as a couple whose […]

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Surviving 127 Hours

We’ve all seen the signs: may not be suitable for people with neck, heart, or back problems, women who may be pregnant, or people susceptible […]

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Must-Rent Movies

Buy It: Toy Story 3 (PG, 2010). The funny, smart, breathtaking, sob-inducing, surprising, and most successful animation film of all time is finally available on […]

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Is Megamind a Megaflop?

Despite his best efforts, the megavillain’s evil plots are thwarted each and every time. But slowly, when all looks lost, he realizes that there is […]

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The Top Five Scariest Movies

Well, it’s finally here. After four weeks, 26 scary movies, a handful of severed hands, and many, many vitamin-D-deficient children, we get to my picks […]

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Scariest Movies Ever! Countdown 10 to 6

We are almost there! Next week will be my choices for the five scariest movies of all time! If you need to get caught up, […]

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Philadelphia Film Festival: What to See

If you have not yet seen any movie in this year’s 19th Philadelphia Film Festival, go now. From the wicked, beautiful, near brilliant Black Swan […]

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Scariest Movies Countdown Continues

It’s week three for my picks of the scariest movies of all time. For those of you who need to get caught up, check out […]

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What to See at the Philadelphia Film Festival

Tonight is the opening ceremony for the Philadelphia Film Festival. If you haven’t yet checked out the list of more than 100 films playing this […]

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The 31 Scariest Movies Countdown Continues

Welcome to Week 2 of my picks for the scariest movies of all time. Last week we started things off with some foreign, some classic, […]