Movies Archive: July, 2013

Mayor Nutter screens Oscar Grant movie, warns of epidemic of violence, cites Trayvon Martin case

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“The violence in this country, especially as it effects African-American men and boys, is not a problem,” Mayor Michael Nutter... Read more

Actress Eileen Brennan dies at 80

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Oscar-nominated, veteran actress Eileen Brennan has died. She was 80. The star passed away Sunday in Burbank from bladder cancer, Brennan's... Read more

Rosamund Pike to star in 'Gone Girl'

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The Girl in Gone Girl has been found. David Fincher already landed Ben Affleck to star in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling... Read more

New digital cinema venue debuts on Broad Street

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Movie-going residents of Center City and its burgeoning neighborhoods to the north and south have long bemoaned the shortage of serious film... Read more

Video: Jennifer Lawrence meets Jeff Bridges, freaks out

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Although she's one of the world's biggest actresses with a recent Oscar victory and major film franchise sweep, Jennifer Lawrence still acts... Read more

Watch the 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' trailer everyone is talking about

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The official trailer for the second film installment of the popular series, The Hunger Games, dropped Saturday at Comic-Con in San Diego. Jennifer... Read more

MOVE doc gets theatrical distribution, will open in fall

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Jason Osder spent ten years making Let the Fire Burn, a harrowing documentary account of the confrontation – and ensuing conflagration... Read more

See a clip of Cory Monteith's final Philly-shot role

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In my column for today, I talked to Josh C. Waller, the director of "McCannick," starring Cory Monteith, the star of "Glee" who was found dead... Read more