Films

People watching a movie.
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Shara Dae Howard
February 10, 2020 - 6:39 pm
At the Philadelphia Film Society, Black History Month continues with a one-time screening of a Spike Lee classic. Read more here.
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Bong Joon Ho, right, reacts as he is presented with the award for best picture for "Parasite" from presenter Jane Fonda at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 6:37 am
In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire "Parasite" became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. Read about all the winners here.
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Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in a scene from "Harriet"
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 12:00 pm
According to new research, more of 2019's top movies featured minority or female lead characters than ever recorded before. Read more here.
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Pat Toddy
January 20, 2020 - 9:11 pm
You have less than a week to catch a movie at the Ritz at the Bourse in Old City. After three decades, the beloved theater is closing, but a new operation will take over the space. Read more here.
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This image released by Netflix shows Scarlett Johansson, left, and Adam Driver in "Marriage Story."
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 11:56 am
With four films up for best picture, four series nominated for the top television awards and 34 total nominations, Netflix dominated the 77th Golden Globe nominations on Monday. Read more here.
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James Franco at the premiere of HBO's "The Deuce" third and final season in New York.
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets.
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Movie theater.
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Paul Kurtz
April 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The start of Earth Month brings the return of the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival to Center City. Festival organizers waded through more than 300 films submitted from 47 countries before settling on 54 that will be featured on two screens running...
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