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'Mandela' marks Elba's cinematic maturity
Today, the 226th anniversary of Delaware becoming the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, Vice President Joe Biden, Joe Flacco, Elena Delle The Delaware 87ers earned their first victory of the season, 99-90, against the Tulsa 66ers on Friday.
Celebrities star in Philadelphia airport exhibit
Celebrities who hail from Philadelphia, including Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman of the band The Hooters and former Pennsylvania governor Edward Rendell, were on hand this morning at Philadelphia International Airport to celebrate a quirky exhibition featuring more than 50 celebrity photos taken by local photographer Scott Weiner.
A New Life for the Old Boyd TheatreAn entertainment entrepreneur...
It hosted the likes of Grace Kelly, Mario Lanza and Charlton Heston. But I'm guessing that no premiere at the Boyd Theatre-built in 1928 and later rechristened the SamEric 4-had quite the impact of Philadelphia .
"2 Guns" offers a fascinating scenario: a rough-and-tumble, below-the-border 70s style action-thriller, awash in the influence of Sam Peckinpah and Don Siegel, yet laded with a cynicism that is very 2013.
All the President's Men
Just as Fox released a Blu-ray of the legendary 1957 psychodrama "The Three Faces of Eve," starring Joanne Woodward, Warner Brothers responded with "All the President's Men," in which the key player is Bob Woodward---no relation! The latter Woodward, along with fellow Washington Post investigative reporter Carl Bernstein, launched an intensive ... (more)
5 actors who shed shocking amounts of weight in the name of drama
" Dallas Buyers Club " star Matthew McConaughey is getting notice -- and awards -- for his performance in that New Orleans-shot Oscar contender, not just for his acting but for the 40 pounds he reportedly lost to play an AIDS patient.
The Three Faces of Eve
Exposing the hypocrisy of middle-American morals, "Peyton Place" was an all-out sensation.
Philadelphia' fundraiser discusses AIDS, film's legacy at medical center event
Ron Nyswaner, Scott Alderman, Dr. Michael Gottlieb and Jonathan Demme discuss the legacy of "Philadelphia" two decades after its release "Philadelphia" and New York City intersected at the Columbia University Medical Center in a discussion of science and social commentary.
Matthew McConaughey AIDS drama Dallas Buyers Club: Hollywood's idea of post-Philadelphia freedom
After the emergence of effective treatments for HIV in the mid-1990s, the illness essentially disappeared from the mainstream media, apart from the occasional report about Africa.
Dallas Buyers club's Montco writer
Twenty years is a long time to try to get a movie made. Especially when everybody around you - even the people who think it's a great idea - are telling you it's never going to happen.