Rocky Balboa is so synonymous with Philadelphia that the “City of Brotherly Love” erected a statue to memorialize the steps that the fictional boxer bounds up as part of his iconic training routine…
When Tom Hanks accepted his Trailblazer Award at the Legacy Awards, presented by Outfest, the actor warmed the room with hoots and hollers at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles. “How appropriate…
Ron Nyswaner was nominated for a screenwriting Oscar for 1993's "Philadelphia," the breakthrough drama starring Tom Hanks that portrayed a gay man living with AIDS. He also wrote the upcoming fall…
Brian Friel's decision to have two actors play the public face and private thoughts of the central character in his 1964 breakthrough play "Philadelphia, Here I Come!" is dramatic.
After previously pairing up with HBO's "Entourage" to launch a new route to Las Vegas, Virgin America has booked FX's "It's Sunny in Philadelphia" to promote its new flight to Philly.
After years of futility, the search for a top-notch, 20-something slacker comedy is over, and it took a basic cable network to crack the code. Real-life chums Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton and…
Fatally bombastic lead perfs in this production of "Philadelphia, Here I Come!," helmed by Irish Rep producing director Ciaran O'Reilly, shred the delicate fabric of Brian Friel's touching drama…
Tracy Lord suffers from "exceptionally high standards," or so we're told early in "The Philadelphia Story," the Jerry Zaks production that brings the initial season of Kevin Spacey's Old Vic regime…
Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Story" was and is primarily a vehicle for a cast of strong, charismatic performers -- most famously Hartford's own Katharine Hepburn, who starred in the Broadway…
Intrusion by the media into the personal lives of the rich and famous is hardly a new phenomenon. Philip Barry penned his urbane social class comedy "The Philadelphia Story" in 1939 and set it in…
"Philadelphia" is an ideal film for people who have never known anyone with AIDS. This extremely well-made message picture about tolerance, justice and discrimination is pitched at mainstream…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History