Gary Thompson is the Inquirer's film critic.

Latest Stories

Can I go fishing? Here’s how to do it safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

You can go fishing during the coronavirus pandemic, but it's important to follow these rules to make sure you don't help spread the virus.

There’s someone in ‘National Treasure’ that Philly really digs. (Hint: It’s not Nic Cage.)

Readers who joined our "One Movie, One Philadelphia" initiative this weekend gave the shot-in-Philly action movie a rocky reception.

Let’s all watch ‘National Treasure’ this weekend, and bring the kids | One Movie, One Philadelphia

Nicolas Cage is a historian and treasure hunter using the Declaration of Independence as a map to priceless treasures. Bad guys are on his tail, and there's a big Philly chase scene. Watch it to beat the lockdown blues. Then tell us what you thought.

Dig it: Quarantine stinks, but if you’re stuck at home you can get a head start on your lawn and garden

Experts have advice on how to take advantage of COVID downtime to work on your lawn and garden.

All of Philly has a ‘Witness’ story to tell, as you told us in One Movie, One Philadelphia this weekend

The 1985 Philly noir thriller was our second selection for a weekend movie that all of Philadelphia might watch together while we're in lockdown. Your response was even bigger than it was for 'Rocky."

‘Rocky’ persevered. That’s one of the reasons you told us this classic never gets old.

We invited readers to watch the the movie "Rocky" this weekend while they were stuck inside, and weigh in. “Go Stallone,” said one. ""He was unhappy with the way his career was going ... so he took control."

Let’s all watch ‘Rocky’ this weekend. One movie, one Philadelphia.

Looking for something to do? Take another look at 'Rocky', and we'll all compare notes about what makes it a classic.