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Picture perfect

‘Close-Up’ gives a good look at local talent in this year’s Philadelphia Independent Film Festival.


Happiness is being a Los Lonely Boy

It’s just the way they planned it — or, at least, the way they hoped it would be.


‘Super 8’ is a fun flick among a crop of so-so movies

Super 8 is an example of what a good summer popcorn flick should be like. Nostalgia. A little suspense. An adolescent romance. Loud, clanging metal and big, booming explosions.


Learning from Mr. Eubanks

“Listen!” Kevin Eubanks stressed to the young musicians gathered in Northeast High School’s Room 135 last Thursday. “You have to listen to the people next to you.”


The heart of the circle

Imagine a hundred drummers drumming.



An actor enjoys his varied stage career

It’s the story of a young professor who loses everything in the world but the flea who lives in his vest. And that turns out to be plenty.


City of historical love

American history can be fun? Sure, and what better city than Philly, the birthplace of the nation, to make sure tourists — and Philadelphians — get the most out of visiting historic sites.


‘Hangover 2’: A sobering reason why sequels don’t always work

The extremely popular Hangover franchise (I call it a franchise because I fully expect a Part III in a couple years) is back with another wedding and more drug-induced male debauchery.


It's a new concert season

Pennypack Park music fest finds a good formula by signing up bands that play the hits of musical greats.