Movies Archive: August, 2012

Aubrey Plaza has a To-Do List

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Aubrey Plaza, the deadpan Wilmington, Delaware, comedian-turned-TV star of Parks and Recreation fame, made her lead-role film debut this spring... Read more

Secret Cinema goes to New York -- via International House in University City

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Jay Schwartz’s Secret Cinema – the ongoing and always surprising Philadelphia film series offering treasures sublime and obscure... Read more

'Crimson Tide' and 'Top Gun' director Tony Scott dies in an apparent suicide

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Tony Scott, the prolific British filmmaker and producing partner with his older brother Ridley Scott, died Sunday in Los Angeles, leaping off... Read more

Jay-Z's Made In America festival to be made into a Ron Howard-directed movie

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Director Ron Howard and his frequent producer partner Brian Grazer will be shooting a Made In America documentary when the Budweiser-sponsored... Read more

Bourne Trilogy spinoff spins off cutting-edge bioengineering jargon

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Tony Gilroy, writer and director of The Bourne Legacy, gives leading lady Rachel Weisz a job as a brilliant if ethically suspect biochemist... Read more

Film critic Judith Crist dies

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Judith Crist, the influential film critic whose often caustic reviews caused filmmakers to quake in fear, died Tuesday in New York, her hometown... Read more

The art of the short

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What is the narrative architecture of a short? How do you get everything you want to say – and shoot – into a format that works... Read more

Tickets on sale for Exhumed Films' 24 Hour Horrorthon

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Is it really that time of year already? Tickets went on sale for Exhumed Films' 24 Hour Horrorthon (Part 666, of course), a Philly tradition... Read more