First of the critics groups announce best film, best actors. Awards season has officially begun.

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The 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

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Two 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.

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Jennifer Lawrence was paid $500,000 for her first turn as Katniss Everdeen in the then-unproven 2012 adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ young... Read more

Cookie Monster parodies Katniss Everdeen in Hungry Games vid

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There’ve been some sharp movie parodies of late, like Saturday Night Live’s trailer for a Wes Anderson horror film, The Midnight... Read more

Roxy re-opens with Children’s Film Fest and “Caucus” doc

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It’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?

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It’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

Philadelphia’s ex-pat Quay Brothers back in town with new film

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Stephen and Timothy Quay, originally from Norristown, graduates of the University of the Arts (class of ’69) and longtime residents... Read more

Local films highlight Philly Film Fest

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Philadelphia Film Festival 22 can’t get any more Philly than it does Saturday, in the closing weekend program at the Prince Music Theater... Read more