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Holiday classics abound, a milestone anniversary for Spielberg, and wrapping up the Sight and Sound top 100 films of all-time. Stephen Silver previews.
The 2023 Philadelphia Jewish Film + Media Fall Fest opened with the local premiere of director Ron Frank’s Remembering Gene Wilder: a hugely enjoyable walk through the legendary actor’s …
November is a month for a lot of cinema classics, from the best filmmakers, at theaters around the Philadelphia area. Stephen Silver previews.
The Philadelphia Film Society presents the 32nd Philadelphia Film Festival, with producer John Legend attending the premieres of American Fiction and Stand Up & Shout: Sounds from a Phil…
October movies include Halloween classics, more entries from the Sight and Sound 100 collection, and Coen Brothers seminars. Stephen Silver previews.
Stephen Silver curates movie screenings for the Philly area in September, including Whit Stillman’s 90s class The Last Days of Disco and a rare showing of a documentary about the ever-cont…
There’s more to the movie theaters than Barbie and Oppenheimer in August. Stephen Silver rounds up screenings in the area for the month.
The real-life diary of a stroke survivor and Philly sports lover who entered an assisted-living facility in Delaware County in the 1990s inspires debut novelist Chris Eagle’s Dwell Here an…
The Blobfest is back! Jurassic Park at the Mann with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Hitchcock seminars, Bruce Lee double feature, and more screenings this month. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Bucks County Playhouse’s Tick, Tick… Boom! tops the recent film version, with two facts hanging over any version of the show: Jonathan Larson will create the megahit Rent, and he’ll di…
Stephen Silver rounds up movie screenings for June, including a handful of Harrison Ford films outside of the Indiana Jones universe.
The festival is back after a four-year hiatus, with Kosha Dillz and Karen Cinnamon leading the way. Stephen Silver previews.
May sees familiar screenings like Goodfellas and Rocky Horror, but this month also has some rare, unique offerings. Stephen Silver rounds up.
This year’s PFS SpringFest featured 18 films in three days, including Ray Romano’s directorial debut, genre-bending action in Polite Society, and Sisu, about a violent rout of the Nazis …
Stephen Silver previews film screenings and events for April in the Greater Philadelphia area, including a visit from Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly, a Toshiro Mifune retrospective, and…
Cabaret has deep roots and a long life beyond its 1966 Broadway premiere, and a new production at Bristol Riverside Theatre honors the original creators’ intentions. Stephen Silver reviews.
March screenings include Rent, Philadelphia, and One Sings, the Other Doesn’t, from the late French auteur Agnès Varda. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Stephen Silver rounds up February with some great movie screenings for the coldest month of the year.
Longtime Philly sports columnist Stephen A. Smith went from The Inquirer to the airwaves of ESPN, and his new memoir details a fascinating life. Stephen Silver reviews.
Stephen Silver rounds up a robust movie screenings list to kick off the new year.
Holiday cheer at the cinemas, and screenings outside of the Christmas fare coming this month in the greater Philadelphia area. Stephen Silver rounds up.
The 2022 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival celebrates 41 years with screenings at the Weitzman and other venues November 12 through 19. Stephen Silver reviews three picks.
Stephen Silver rounds up the Philadelphia area's November movie screenings.
Three films featured at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, which runs through October 30, 2022, are headed to local cinemas soon. Stephen Silver reviews.
Stephen Silver previews the upcoming FirstGlance Film Festival.
An assortment of the scary, the spooky, and the magical will screen throughout the month in the Philadelphia area. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Substance abuse and addiction are common topics onscreen, but a new documentary about family life while striving for sobriety is an essential and intimate look at the struggle. Stephen Silve…
Stephen Silver rounds up film screenings in the Philly area for September.
Stephen Silver spoke with BlackStar's founder, artistic director, and CEO Maori Karmel Holmes about this year's film festival.
The set of Hustle, the latest from star Adam Sandler, was hard to avoid during its extensive on-location Philly shoots. Now it’s out on Netflix, for fans of Sandler and the Sixers alike. S…
Stephen Silver rounds up indoor and outdoor screenings in the Philly area for the month of June.