Joe Baltake, former film critic for Philadelphia Daily News, Sacramento Bee, dies at 74

A son of Camden who lived his last years in haddonfield, Baltake called himself "The Passionate Moviegoer." He was a rescuer both of neglected films and felines.

‘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."

‘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."
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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.

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus

France's Cannes Film Festival, arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival and cinema’s largest annual gathering, has postponed its 73rd edition

With movie theaters shuttered, Comcast’s NBCUniversal is releasing movies direct to streaming

"Trolls World Tour" will be the first movie released to stream on the day of its theatrical release, April 10. Some current movies, including "The Hunt" and "The Invisible Man," will be available to watch from home Friday.

North American movie ticket sales reach lowest levels in 20 years amid coronavirus pandemic

Ticket sales have plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters amid the coronavirus pandemic

Disney sends ‘Frozen 2’ to streaming for housebound families

The Walt Disney Co. will release “Frozen 2” on Disney-Plus several months early to give families cooped up by the coronavirus a welcome distraction — and give its streaming service a boost.

COVID-19 and local movie theaters: Shutdown complete.

Movie theaters respond to state and local advisories to safeguard health.

Netflix, Hulu and Comcast's Peacock release new streaming titles just in time for your social distancing needs

Netflix has "Silver LInings Playbook" on tap. Disney+ has "Stargirl." And movie studios are launching new services to expand the already vast universe of what you can watch from home.

‘Exorcist’ actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90

Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died.

James Lipton once said Bradley Cooper was his favorite ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ interview

The Philly-area native was Lipton’s first student to appear as a guest on "Inside the Actors Studio."

Steven Spielberg’s daughter arrested on domestic charge in Tennessee

Police in Tennessee say a daughter of film director Steven Spielberg has been arrested in a domestic incident involving her boyfriend.

This Penn grad directed Ben Affleck’s new ‘The Way Back,’ but don’t expect him to read about it on TMZ

Affleck is a basketball coach battling the bottle and a haunted past. Former Penn football star Gavin O’Connor directs.

Harrison Ford talks about ‘Call of the Wild’ and surviving the digital revolution in film

How does the legendary actor feel about the fact that in the coming world of necro-cinema and re-animation, there may always be a Harrison Ford in our future?

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