On Movies Archive: September, 2012

Philly Film Fest 21 ready to roll, with 100-plus films

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The 21st Philadelphia Film Festival, running Oct. 18 to 28 in seven theaters around town, with opening and closing galas at the Annenberg on... Read more

Philly filmmaker Lee Daniels goes to the White House -- in his new movie

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Lee Daniels, the industriously edgy Philadelphia filmmaker who won a best director Oscar nomination for his 2009 drama, Precious, and whose... Read more

Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald, and other John Hughes alumni write books, and more books

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Maybe John Hughes should have called it The Breakfast Book Club. Molly Ringwald, who starred in Hughes’ seminal 1985 teen hit, The Breakfast... Read more

Hitchockian latte art!

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Great poster for the monthly latte art competition known as Philly TNT: A play on the iconic Saul Bass-designed key art for Alfred Hitchcock's... Read more

Silver Linings wins big Toronto Film Fest prize

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What does Silver Linings Playbook, the David O. Russell-directed Philly-shot dramedy starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert... Read more

Toronto Film Festival Top 5

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Yes, it’s impossible. And yes, I saw The Impossible, the horrifying but inspiring Indian Ocean tsunami movie. Tuesday midday, after a... Read more

Viggo gets props – and brings props -- at Toronto film fest screening

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Viggo Mortensen learned Spanish when he was a kid, growing up in Venezuela and Argentina, and in Everybody Has a Plan – an atmospheric... Read more

Dustin Hoffman directs Brits, Emma Watson eats M&Ms, Colin Farrell talks tabloids

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Here’s an update on interviews logged since getting to Toronto for the film fest Thursday afternoon: Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master... Read more