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New Doc Chronicles the Comeback of Wrestling Legend ‘Jake the Snake’

The world of professional wrestling has lost far too many of its brightest stars before the age of 60. While the all-too-common causes of early death amongst pro-wrestlers have been heart disease, heart failure and heart attacks, a startling number of grapplers have died as the result of illegal or prescription drug abuse: Rick Rude, […]

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Sylvester Stallone, Co-Stars Return to Philadelphia to Celebrate ‘Creed’

Sylvester Stallone returned to the City of Brotherly Love today in celebration of the November 25th release of his new “Rocky” sequel, “Creed.” Stallone was joined by co-stars Michael B. Jordan and Tessa Thompson, as well as co-writer and director Ryan Coogler, at the summit of the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art staircase, which was […]

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Jamie Kennedy Drops Details of New NBC Drama, Reflects on “Scream”

Jamie Kennedy is best known for his irreverent characters in movies such as “Scream,” “Malibu’s Most Wanted” and “Kickin’ It Old Skool,” but in the upcoming NBC series “Heartbreaker,” the 45-year-old actor takes on one of his most poised roles to date: a doctor. “It’s a hospital soap that comes out in February,” Kennedy said […]

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Phyllis Smith Dishes on Unexpected Journey to ‘Inside Out’ Leading Lady

“Inside Out” may be Disney and Pixar’s smartest and most narratively complex film to date, but that hasn’t stopped the animated journey to the center of the brain from becoming one of the biggest hits of the year. Now available to rent with XFINITY On Demand or own on DVD, Blu-ray and digital HD, “Inside […]

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Philadelphia Film Festival Director Highlights 24th Year’s Must-See Films

The 24th Philadelphia Film Festival kicks off its 11-day lineup of movies tonight, October 21, and if you’ve never immersed yourself in the film festival experience, the Philadelphia Film Society’s annual event just might be the perfect place to start. “The festival is accessible for everyone. It’s designed for everyone. It’s not for just cinephiles […]

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History Repeats Itself for ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Full House’ Star Scott Weinger

Luke Perry. Will Smith. Jared Leto. Rider Strong. Joey Lawrence. Kirk Cameron. Jason Priestley. Joshua Jackson. Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Yeah, television in the 1990s had more than enough heartthrobs to keep the walls of every teenage girl’s bedroom thickly plastered in Tiger Beat posters. And while actor Scott Weinger didn’t quite serve up […]

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‘Aladdin’ Star Linda Larkin Praises Jasmine’s ‘Spirit of Activism’

When actress Linda Larkin first read the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s 1992 animated movie “Aladdin,” it was both the similarities and contrasts to the studio’s previous damsels that attracted her to the part. “When I was a little girl, Cinderella was one of my princesses,” Larkin told me during a recent interview. “Cinderella […]

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‘Jurassic World’ Star Nick Robinson: Film Has Been ‘Wild Ride’

Standing in front of a massive replica of the “Jurassic World” entrance gates at the 2015 New York Comic Con, actor Nick Robinson can still hardly believe the monstrous success of his dinosaur series reboot. “I don’t think anybody expected quite the success that happened,” Robinson told me as the popular NYCC attraction, Zulu the […]

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Philadelphia Film Society Announces 24th Film Festival Line-Up

The Philadelphia Film Festival returns to the City of Brotherly Love for another exciting program of more than 130 feature-length and short films from Thursday, October 22 to Sunday, November 1. The 24th edition of the festival opens its 11-day run with filmmaker Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion film “Anomalisa,” and will close with documentarian Michael Moore’s […]

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