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Actresses of color are getting more respect in TV than film

The big screen lets them “support.” The small screen, increasingly, is willing to let them lead.

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My friend, the actor: Remembering Taylor Negron

The world knew this immensely talented man as the pizza guy, the creepy killer, the weird son-in-law. To me, he was just the greatest pal around.

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A cinematic feast: Can’t-miss films at the 2014 Philadelphia Film Festival

Hungry for a deliciously diverse mix of satisfying big-screen treats? The Philadelphia Film Society’s 23rd annual summit’s got a full menu.

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PIFF Spotlight: Five days, six picks, one feeling: enjoyment

Here are some long-form premieres and audience favorites we recommend you take in at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival.

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Please pass the popcorn: There’s something for everyone at PIFF

This year’s jam-packed Philadelphia Independent Film Festival offers a nimble mix for local cinephiles.

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FLAFF 2014 features the bold, the brave and the beautiful

This weekend’s Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival has feasts for the senses and spirit on the menu.

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The Oscars: Who’ll win this year vs. who should

The 2014 Academy Awards will be handed out this weekend, but to whom? Here are our educated guesses.

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Honest and unmerciful: Philip Seymour Hoffman

The actor’s actor, dead at 46, left a legacy that’s as impossible to forget as he is.

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Lights, camera, traction: The 10 most striking films of 2013

There was lots to love (and hate) this year, but these movies reeled you in—and made an indelible impression.

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Should we rebuild post-Sandy? “Shored Up” poses the big question

Philly filmmaker Ben Kalina says barrier islands, like those along the Jersey shore, are little more than “a moving pile of sand in the ocean.”

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