Opinion

Replacing Kevin Hart: Is hosting the Oscars a no-win gig?

Amid renewed controversy over his past anti-gay remarks, comedian from Philadelphia steps down from a job that's increasingly a no-win proposition.

After Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Academy Awards, here are 6 other Oscar controversies

Kevin Hart stepping down as host isn't the first Oscars scandal.

After Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Academy Awards, here are 6 other Oscar controversies

Kevin Hart stepping down as host isn't the first Oscars scandal.

Comedian Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over homophobic tweets

The Philadelphia native wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as host because he didn’t want to be a distraction.

Comedian Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over homophobic tweets

The Philadelphia native wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as host because he didn’t want to be a distraction.

Saoirse Ronan talks 'Mary, Queen of Scots," and her reunion with Greta Gerwig for ‘Little Women’

Actress Saoirse Ronan talks about her admiration for 'Mary Queen of Scots,' and her excitement at reunting with Greta Gerwig for 'Little Woman.'

Saoirse Ronan talks 'Mary, Queen of Scots," and her reunion with Greta Gerwig for ‘Little Women’

Actress Saoirse Ronan talks about her admiration for 'Mary Queen of Scots,' and her excitement at reunting with Greta Gerwig for 'Little Woman.'
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Cohen Media Group purchases Landmark Theatres, including Philly’s three Ritzes

Landmark Theaters, which owns the Ritz theaters here in Philly, has a new owner.

Golden Globes 2019: Here are the nominations

Adam McKay's 'Vice' leads with six nominations, while Bradley Cooper's 'A Star is Born' has five nods.

‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes’ reminds us that Ailes’ rise to power started right here in Philadelphia

Fox empire builder Roger Ailes began his march to the top of the world of conservative media right here in Philadelphia, on 'The Mike Douglas Show,' as we see in the new documentary 'Divide and Conquer, the Story of Roger Ailes.'

‘Roma': Curaon’s heartfelt tribute to the women who raised him

In 'Roma,' Oscar winning director Alfonso Cuaron shapes a loving tribute to the servant who helped raise him.

‘The Favourite’ is the acidly funny period piece you need this holiday season

Ambitious courtiers (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz) battle for influence of England's Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) is Yorgos Lanthimos' acidly funny 'The Favourite.' '

We’ll always have Rick’s: ‘Casablanca’ lives on at re-creation of the nightclub featured in the film

I'd first seen the film as a boy. My mother had pulled me out of school for the afternoon, correctly figuring that I'd learn more from Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman than from algebra class.

Sylvester Stallone hangs up his gloves as Rocky Balboa

It's the end of the line for Rocky Balboa, and there ain't gonna be no rematch.

Assemblies were the best part of school. Now, one is becoming its own arts venue.

"Assembly: Underground Films and Philly Legends" will present an evening of short films, archival footage, lectures, and art installations at the BOK Building.

‘Creed II’ breaks Thanksgiving box office records

'Creed II' officially has the biggest box office debut of all the 'Rocky' movies.

Review

Which movie should you see over the Thanksgiving weekend with your family?

When you need a break from the family, this is what you should see in Philadelphia theaters

'Robin Hood’ not likely to make you quiver

It’s edited for viewers raised on video games (and often looks like one), and has a mash-up mentality. There are some old Matrix moves, a borrow from Ben-Hur, and as an archer Egerton looks to be channeling Orlando Bloom for Lord of the Rings.

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