Archive for 'Philly Film'

New Generation of J-Horror Showcase – Review

New Generation of J-Horror Showcase – Review

On the evening of April 5th, Philamoca was packed to the gills with an expectant audience. Tetsuki Ijichi, head of newly Philadelphia-based Tidepoint Pictures, introduces his selection of modern J-Horror films, each made by the scrappy [...]

Support Philly film’s most outspoken voice

Support Philly film’s most outspoken voice

Regular readers know that we rarely showcase crowdfunded projects, but this one is worth your attention.  Greg Christie is a writer for Twitch, best known for his Boozie Movie Reviews and his insanely ambitious film festival [...]

Watch MAUSOLEUM PARTY Episode One

Watch MAUSOLEUM PARTY Episode One

Here’s what I’ve been working on for the past couple of months:  Mausoleum Party is a public access-styled variety show filmed live at PhilaMOCA.  Wonderfully weird/subversive silliness.  This first episode was shot on Friday, September 20, [...]

PAAFF Round 2 – Review

PAAFF Round 2 – Review

Alas, this wonderful little festival has come to a close. I tip my hat to all involved in making this event possible, and for making it such an easeful experience. There is such a human touch [...]

PAAFF – Round 1 Review

PAAFF – Round 1 Review

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival is underway! Yessssss! PAAFF has preserved the unique  two-part format from years past, which is a great model in my opinion. It allows for a little breathing room, which most [...]

IPIC’S PLAN FOR THE BOYD

IPIC’S PLAN FOR THE BOYD

By now you’ve likely heard that Florida-based luxury theater giant iPic Entertainment are looking to set up shop in the Boyd at 19th/Chestnut, which has been closed since 2002 (the photo by HiddenCity’s Peter Woodall to [...]

Secret Cinema: <i>Kitty Foyle</i> screening

Secret Cinema: Kitty Foyle screening

On Friday, November 15th, the Secret Cinema will present a cinematic tribute to celebrated Philadelphia author Christopher Morley. The presentation will include a screening of Kitty Foyle, the 1940 Academy Award-winning film adaptation of Morley’s best-selling [...]

WHY WE LEFT THE PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY

WHY WE LEFT THE PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY

Hey everybody!  It’s been a while, Best of Philly 2013 award-winner PhilaMOCA keeps me real busy.  Speaking of which, did you see that great article on us in this past Friday’s Inquirer?  Good stuff, I especially [...]

Lucas’ Tele-Terror Fest 2013 Diary Part 3

Lucas’ Tele-Terror Fest 2013 Diary Part 3

As mentioned previously, the third night of Exhumed Films’ Tele-Terror Fest was arguably the most enjoyable. The two films were from Philadelphia native, Paul Wendkos, who was most famous for The Burglar, Gidget, and The Mephisto [...]

SINedelphia 2013: Our Horror “Gateway” Films

SINedelphia 2013: Our Horror “Gateway” Films

We polled our writing staff as well as some local horror-inclined film lovers to answer some questions about their perspectives of the genre. Our second question: “What was your gateway into becoming a fan of the [...]

Lucas’ Tele-Terror Fest 2013 Diary Part 2

Lucas’ Tele-Terror Fest 2013 Diary Part 2

Exhumed Films’ 2013 Tele-Terror Fest continued on Thursday, October 10th with a beloved favorite, Bad Ronald and a lesser known, but interesting TV movie, Crawlspace. The event was introduced by Dan Tabor of Geekadelphia fame and he [...]