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Philadelphia’s Jewish and Asian American film fests start soon

The Gershman Y is presenting their annual fest for the 35th year, with the lofty aim of “[perpetuating] Jewish values, culture and history through the medium of film

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Impossibly charismatic Michael Fassbender soars in “Steve Jobs”

This Danny Doyle-directed, Aaron Sorkin-penned bravura piece of cinema is a definite best-of-the-year contender.

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111 films in 11 days: The Philadelphia Film Festival

Fall’s premiere moviefest gathers greats for well-deserved tributes, with feasts for the eyes onscreen.

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Matt Damon delivers in “The Martian”

There are no space monsters, teleporters or tractor beams. This is science fact, not science fiction.

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Walking Dead’s Josh McDermitt: ‘Oh, crap, here it comes’

McDermitt will begin his third season on the zombie drama next month, and he took some time to chat with us about his character, his take on the show’s popularity, and much more

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“Everest” like a nature documentary that turns into a horror movie

The engrossing drama takes a studiously neutral approach, not affixing blame, but merely documenting what happened in the 1996 tragedy, for good or for ill. 

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Shyamalan’s latest visit to twist-ending-ville is good until it’s not

The Visit marks the director’s entry into the “found-footage horror” sweepstakes, again revolving around his propensity for taking benign scenarios and slowly revealing a seedy underbelly.

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Q&A with Patricia Clarkson: “If you ever want to bond with someone, play their lover”

The Emmy-winning actor is in love with her new film, Learning to Drive.

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: It’s like classic Bond crossed with RDJ’s Sherlock Holmes

The year of secret agent flicks continues with The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

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Fox’s new “Fantastic Four” is painfully lacking in Marvel magic

This latest Fantastic Four works so hard to go so far off-model, yet ends up with something so numbingly unoriginal, one wonders why they bothered at all. 

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