Redford’s ‘All Is Lost’ to Open 22nd Philadelphia Film Festival

The Philadelphia Film Festival will kick off its 22nd year on Saturday, October 17 with the highly anticipated Robert Redford drama “All Is Lost.” The Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater will host the Opening Night event, which is scheduled to include an appearance by the movie’s director, Oscar-nominated “Margin Call” scribe J.C. Chandor, who premiered the […]

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Awards Spotlight: ‘Ruby Sparks’ Lights Up XFINITY On Demand

This month’s XFINITY On Demand offerings feature a number of Indie Spirit Award nominees and Oscar hopefuls. Wondering whether they’re worth your while? Our own culture pundit gives you reasons to watch…or not. “Ruby Sparks” (Fox Searchlight): Similar in theme to such movies about writers as Spike Jonze’s “Adaptation” and Marc Forster’s “Stranger Than Fiction“, […]

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Drake Doremus, Felicity Jones (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty)

Felicity Jones, Drake Doremus Talk Love, Hate and Faking It in ‘Like Crazy’

As in real-life relationships, there are three ways of making movie romance work: Loving, hating or faking it. Actress Felicity Jones, who stars in the critically acclaimed romantic drama “Like Crazy,” has become familiar with the formula. “Chemistry is partly created by the actors, but chemistry is also a creation of editing,” the 27-year-old Brit […]

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