Movies Archive: April, 2012

Greenfield Youth Film Fest ready to go

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There are hallway walk-and-talks, and gym locker showdowns, and ruminations about romance, to be sure, but also weightier stuff, too: stories... Read more

Levon Helm at the movies

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We were deeply saddened by the news that legendary Band singer/drummer Levon Helm passed away today. While Helm will forever be known as one... Read more

How Batman knew Dick Clark was from Philly

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He dipped his diphthongs! (Of course, Dick Clark was from New York and didn't have an accent, but we'll let Batman slide on this one.) ... Read more

New Philly film company – Artsploitation – launches

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It’s called Artsploitation Films, its first three releases hail from India (Gandu), Japan (Hard Romanticker (Hâdo romanchikkâ)... Read more

Philly gets a piece of the Tribeca Film Festival

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The Awesome Fest is partnering up with Tribeca Film to bring a selection of films to Philly on April 30 and May 1 (including "Death of Superhero"... Read more

Not-So-Silent-Cinema's 'Mark Of Zorro'

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You won't be able to hear a pin drop during the screening of the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks-starring The Mark of Zorro at The Rotunda in West Philadelphia... Read more

To Kill a Mockingjay? Was Suzanne Collins "inspired" by Gregory Peck/Harper Lee classic?

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Watching the beautifully restored edition of To Kill a Mockingbird on the USA network Saturday night, with its eloquent intro from President... Read more

Art therapy-for-Alzheimer’s doc screening Tuesday

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Narrated by Olivia de Havilland, the Oscar-winning actress who has long lived in France (very long -- she’s 95) I Remember Better When... Read more