Film

The latest on cinema in Philadelphia, including Philadelphia films, independent cinema, and Philly film festivals.

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FOXCATCHER (dir. Bennett Miller): Movie review

Republished by kind permission from NealsPaper.com. The characters in “Foxcatcher” are laconic in general and, when they do talk, speak in short, clipped phrases that compactly communicate what they want…

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THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (dir. James Marsh): Movie review

“The Theory of Everything” is a strong story because it’s one of care and victory.

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ST. VINCENT (dir. Theodore Melfi): Movie review 

The wastrel with a heart may not be a new character, but Bill Murray plays Vince with a satisfied nonchalance that makes this cliché watchable.

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Robin Williams: A tribute

Phindie was saddened to hear about the passing of actor Robin Williams. Henrik Eger contributed this tribute to the comic:

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Just plain weirdness: Coming Soon! Mark Mackner talks about the low-budget film scene in Philadelphia

Mark Mackner has been making supernatural thrillers in the underground Philly scene for almost 20 years now. His short film STUMP GRINDER has just been released online. He chats with Phindie about his latest release, the Philly independent film scene and his future goals.

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SINema After Hours: One Year Anniversary Show

Campy fun abounds at SINema After Hours. Shoshanna Green reviews a night of sin and scares at Walking Fish Theatre.