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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The BSR February 2023 movie repertory roundup by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver rounds up February with some great movie screenings for the coldest month of the year.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:13PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Straight Shooter: A Memoir of Second Chances and First Takes, by Stephen A. Smith by Stephen Silver

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.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:58PM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

The BSR January 2023 movie repertory roundup by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver rounds up a robust movie screenings list to kick off the new year.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:21PM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The BSR December 2022 movie repertory roundup by Stephen Silver

Holiday cheer at the cinemas, and screenings outside of the Christmas fare coming this month in the greater Philadelphia area. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:25PM
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival presents Karaoke, A Radiant Girl, and America by Stephen Silver

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.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:07PM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

The BSR November 2022 movie repertory roundup by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver rounds up the Philadelphia area's November movie screenings.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:58PM
Monday, October 24, 2022

The Philadelphia Film Festival presents Decision to Leave, The Banshees of Inisherin, and Armageddon Time by Stephen Silver

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.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:10PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Celebrating indie films for 25 years with the FirstGlance Film Festival by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver previews the upcoming FirstGlance Film Festival.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:56PM
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The BSR October 2022 movie repertory roundup by Stephen Silver

An assortment of the scary, the spooky, and the magical will screen throughout the month in the Philadelphia area. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:49PM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Our American Family zooms in on addiction in one real-life Philly home by Stephen Silver

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…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:41PM
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

September 2022 BSR repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver rounds up film screenings in the Philly area for September.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:47PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Maori Karmel Holmes talks the 11th annual BlackStar Film Festival by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver spoke with BlackStar's founder, artistic director, and CEO Maori Karmel Holmes about this year's film festival.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:11PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Netflix presents Jeremiah Zagar’s Hustle by Stephen Silver

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…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:21PM
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

June 2022 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver rounds up indoor and outdoor screenings in the Philly area for the month of June.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:00PM
Monday, May 16, 2022

The Philadelphia Film Society presents SpringFest 2022 by Stephen Silver

In one movie-packed weekend, PFS SpringFest screened 22 films at the Philadelphia Film Center, from a full-length treatment of a viral shell with shoes to the film Apple hopes will be the ne…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:51PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

May 2022 movie repertory roundup by Stephen Silver

Screenings in the Philadelphia area for the month. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:00PM
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

April 2022 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

April films screening in the Philadelphia area, including a series honoring Michelle Yeoh's storied career and another visit from The Room's Tommy Wiseau. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:59PM
Monday, April 4, 2022

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival presents We Feed People by Stephen Silver

This year’s Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival featured a new Ron Howard documentary about globetrotting humanitarian chef José Andrés. Stephen Silver reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:49AM
Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Philadelphia Orchestra presents Fiddler on the Roof by Stephen Silver

Chuck Cooper talks about Philadelphia Orchestra's upcoming production of the legendary show, returning to the stage, and how Fiddler reflects the times. Stephen Silver previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:40PM

March 2022 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver's roundup of the upcoming films screening in Philadelphia and in the Greater Philadelphia region in March.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:55AM
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

February 2022 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

Honoring Sidney Poitier's legacy, screenings for February holidays, and more in this robust list of films in the Greater Philadelphia Metro area. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:55PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The Rise: Kobe Bryant and the Pursuit of Immortality by Mike Sielski by Stephen Silver

The new book about the late Kobe Bryant captures his early days, his high school and NBA career, and his achievements and failures with a Philadelphia-centric lens. Stephen Silver reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:01PM
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Three films about Philly, family, and Eagles fandom by Stephen Silver

Game Day and Maybe This Year recently joined Silver Linings Playbook in the movie canon of Philly football fans, but do they really capture our region? Stephen Silver considers.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:04PM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

December 2021 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

An assortment of holiday films, including off-beat and lesser-known classics. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:24PM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The November 2021 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

A roundup of select screenings in the Greater Philadelphia Metro area in November. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:30PM
Monday, October 25, 2021

The 2021 Philadelphia Film Festival presents Belfast, Finding Cousteau, and Storm Lake by Stephen Silver

After an all-digital event last year, the Philadelphia Film Festival is back in theaters through October 31 with a series of notable new releases, including Belfast, Finding Cousteau, and St…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:40PM
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

HBO presents The Many Saints of Newark by Stephen Silver

The new Sopranos movie, The Many Saints of Newark, isn’t nearly as transcendent as its series predecessor. But it does tell a much more honest story about the Mafia, Newark, and race. Step…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:07PM

The October 2021 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

A Halloween-y lineup of films screening in the Philadelphia area this month. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:58PM
Thursday, September 2, 2021

Ardmore’s Viva Video closes after nine years on Lancaster Avenue by Stephen Silver

Fans of TLA Video found a new home after Miguel Gomez opened Viva Video in Ardmore. As Viva Video now closes, the community that loved it reflects on the future of movie-watching. Stephen Si…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:57PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The September 2021 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

From recognizable classics like 'Casablanca' to notable anti-classics like 'Evil Brain From Outer Space,' a variety of films are screening in the Philadelphia area this month. Stephen Silver…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:00PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The August 2021 repertory movie roundup by Stephen Silver

A highlight reel of film screenings in the Greater Philadelphia area in August. Stephen Silver rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:00AM

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