Philadelphia Film Festival
The film blogosphere has been alight about Joseph Kahn’s latest feature, Bodied, since its explosive debut at TIFF over a year ago.
From Portugal comes what is easily the funniest film of 2018
Dan Scully reviews the latest movie from the director of The Lobster.
Like all good thrillers, THE GUILTY weaves in current issues from the real world,
Call me a snob, but I’ve never understood the idea of enjoying something ironically. The enjoyment of the “it’s so good it’s bad” phenomena for movies like The Room tend…
A film with a concept you didn’t know you needed
The best films are those which afford the viewer an inside look into a life experience different from their own
Based on a Murakami short story, BURNING clocks in at 148 indispensable minutes.
The right amount of craftsmanship can elevate even the lowest budget film into something special,
In the Fade is less concerned with the catharsis of vengeance than it is the ethical questions that revenge naturally raises.
Easily one of my favorites of the fest so far, Thelma is one of those rare movies that is so rich, so stylish, and so thematically dense that it merits…
Among genre fans, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead have become synonymous with a “microbudget sci-fi drama.” Each of their films uses a Twilight Zone-esque concept to put characters through the subversions of typical…
Spoor has all the makings of a great movie, but fails to pull them together in a satisfying way.
Although it’s not a terrible film, this is the first of the fest that I’d call a disappointment. Maybe I was tired, maybe I internally overhyped it … but maybe…
Asensio writes, directs, and stars in this slow-burn thriller which took home top honors at this year’s SXSW festival.
Films like this are why I go to festivals. There is truly nothing else quite like it.
Wonderstruck strikes no wonder at all.
There’s something to be said about a mystery that simply crumbles once its secrets are revealed
The Florida Project is easily Philadelphia Film Festival’s most buzzed about exhibition.