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Quiet Weekend of Indies in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Quiet Weekend of Indies in Theaters

It’s a surprisingly quiet week in theaters. I guess Hollywood wanted to give you the chance to catch up on the films with Golden Globe noms. (To that end, Glenn Close’s The Wife has been re-released and can be caught on CBUS screens this weekend.) Beyond that, it’s leftover city — or you can feast […]

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Full Roster of Good Flicks Hits Theaters this Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden Full Roster of Good Flicks Hits Theaters this Week

Holy cow, a lot of movies come out this week — loads and loads, and a lot of them are gunning for Oscars. Some are just gunning for — well, it’s tough to say, but that’s the fun of a lot of movies, isn’t it? The point is, whatever your bag, it’s tough to go […]

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Indie Gems Galore at the Movies this Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Indie Gems Galore at the Movies this Weekend

August is upon us. That will mean a lot of crap movies the studios didn’t deem strong enough to compete in the summer blockbuster season, but they want to be rid of before autumn’s awards consideration flicks start vying for our attention. Relatedly, this week in miracles: a 28-year-old male standup comic near-perfectly brings the […]

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8 Furious, 1 Smartypants in Theaters this Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden 8 Furious, 1 Smartypants in Theaters this Weekend

The eighth installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise smashes onto movie screens all over town this weekend, and you know what? Just go with it. No? Well then, there’s a half-decent family film, a nice moon race documentary, at least one provocative horror film and other indies to explore in town this weekend. […]

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Sequels, Reboots, Blues and Trains at the Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Sequels, Reboots, Blues and Trains at the Movies

Sequels and reboots giving you the blues? Well, you have something in common with this weekend’s releases – sequels (to Trainspotting), reboots (Power Rangers and CHiPs) and the blues (2 Trains Runnin’). Plus, trains. There are also some intriguing horror flicks screening at Gateway, and another doc on Scientology that proves the religion is just […]

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Fist Fight, The Great Wall, I Am Not Your Negro & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden Fist Fight, The Great Wall, I Am Not Your Negro & More

Required viewing at the Wex this weekend – Oscar nominee for best documentary, I Am Not Your Negro screens all weekend and you should catch it if you can. Another Oscar nominee – best foreign language pick Toni Erdmann – opens at Drexel and elsewhere. Beyond that, a couple of studio release that are less […]

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Guns! Bondage! Legos! That’s Valentine’s at the Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Guns! Bondage! Legos! That’s Valentine’s at the Movies

Oscar is approaching! One sure way to know – Gateway’s screening all the nominated short films. Check out each set – live action, animated and documentary – this weekend. Unrelated to Oscar in any conceivable way, John Wick 2 is also available and God help me, it’s not bad. It’s not LEGO Batman good, but […]

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