0 CommentsThe New York Film Critics Circle, first out of the gate with the 2013 awards, named American Hustle, David O. Russell’s rollicking take... Read more
Local screenings: World War II art heist drama in Chestnut Hill, plus Will Ferrell’s Buddy the elf at Philadelphia Museum
0 CommentsTwo very different but essential films get screenings this week. Tuesday night, Dec. 3, the Chestnut Hill Film Group shows The Train, the 1964... Read more
Jennifer Lawrence isn’t finished with 2013 yet. Box office records shattered, she’s making Oscar noise, too.
0 CommentsJennifer Lawrence was paid $500,000 for her first turn as Katniss Everdeen in the then-unproven 2012 adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ young... Read more
0 CommentsThere’ve been some sharp movie parodies of late, like Saturday Night Live’s trailer for a Wes Anderson horror film, The Midnight... Read more
0 CommentsIt’s been shuttered for more than a year, but this Friday, November 15, the Roxy Theater on Sansom Street is scheduled to re-open for... Read more
Pagans unite! A restored version of the 1973 Christopher Lee cult classic The Wicker Man opens Friday. Will you send a dinghy, please?
0 CommentsIt’s Harvest Festival time on Summerisle, a tiny island off the coast of Scotland, but amid all the dancing and prancing and naked coupling... Read more
0 CommentsStephen and Timothy Quay, originally from Norristown, graduates of the University of the Arts (class of ’69) and longtime residents... Read more
Steven Rea is a movie critic. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics, author of the books Hollywood Cafe: Coffee With the Stars and Hollywood Rides a Bike: Cycling With the Stars, and producer at ridesabike.com.