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How Clemson’s Football Coach Used Creed to Inspire His Players

In case you missed it in the New Year’s Eve madness, the Wall Street Journal last week published an article about Clemson football coach Dabo […]

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10 Best Movies of 2015

This year was a rich phantasmagoria of features and strong performances, capped off by a slate of better-than-average prestige pictures into December. Some years we […]

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15 Outstanding Philly Arts Moments in 2015

Ticket arts writers weigh in on what they think are the most important local arts moments of 2015.  Brava, Diva! It’s been a banner year […]

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5 Questions With Malvern-Raised Director Adam McKay

The economic meltdown of 2008 came from a number of factors, but the single most glaring one was the banks’ reliance on the subprime mortgage […]

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Bradley Cooper Movies, Ranked

Local boy Bradley Cooper’s latest film, Joy, opens Christmas Day. There’s Oscar talk floating around this David O. Russell flick that also features Jennifer Lawrence. […]

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The Hateful Eight: Thoughts On the New Quentin Tarantino Movie

I had a chance to screen The Hateful Eight this week, just before the new Quentin Tarantino movie opens in 70mm in select cities followed […]

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Some Hard Truths About Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I make a lot of stupid predictions, yo. I thought both the Eagles and Sixers would be in playoff position this season, but hell no. […]

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Rocky, Star Wars Let Us Grow Old With Favorite Characters

I went and saw Creed last weekend. Reader, I cried. I cried when Rocky Balboa got sick. I cried when Creed put on his papa’s […]

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

When I was 4 years old, I waited in what seemed like an endless line with my mom one May afternoon. When we finally reached the destination — […]

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GIVEAWAY: See Carol Early and For Free Next Week at Ritz at the Bourse [CONTEST CLOSED]

Folks were buzzing about Carol when it screened a few months ago at the Philadelphia Film Festival, but those of us who missed it have […]

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Stormtroopers “Arrested” on South Street

Philly police are just like us: They can’t wait for the new Star Wars movie and they’ll go to any lengths to stop fools from […]

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Photo: This Is What Star Wars Hysteria Looked Like in Philly in 1983

Check this out. A shot from May 23, 1983 shows what looks like hundreds of Philadelphians lined up on Chestnut Street to see the opening […]

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New Trailer Offers Sneak Peek at Star Trek Beyond

This morning, Paramount Pictures released a teaser trailer for Star Trek Beyond. The film, directed by Justin Lin, will hit theaters on  July 22nd. It stars Idris Elba, Chris […]

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WATCH: Stallone Tweets Video of Michael B. Jordan Getting Knocked Out During Creed Shoot

Yesterday on Twitter, Sylvester Stallone shared a video from the set of Creed where his cast mate Michael B. Jordan actually gets knocked out while shooting […]

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REVIEW: Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq

Born out of sorrow, strife and a sense of being fed up with inaction, Spike Lee’s latest film, Chi-Raq, is an inventive look at gun violence in […]