Review: Focus


It’s one thing to encounter a film with an imaginatively playful screenplay that takes occasional liberties with common sense. It’s quite another to have your intelligence insulted in a manner as blatant and as numbing as the new Will Smith movie, Focus. Just when we are asked to fall for one outrageous scenario, another one […]

Contest: Free Tickets to “The Suit” at The Prince Music Theater


We are proud to be giving away a pair of tickets to a lucky winner to see “The Suit” at the Prince Music Theater! To get tickets to The Suit click on the link to the right or Click Here!!! The Suit will be playing at the Prince Music Theater from February 28 – March […]

Contest – Screening Passes for “We Are What We Are”


If you haven’t been following Jim Mickle’s film career then you know nothing about horror movies. His last post-apocalyptic nightmare film Stake Land was an amazing horror delight. We are excited to give away 25 admit two passes to the films Philadelphia premiere on Sunday! THIS SUNDAY! Clear your calendars folks. You have a commitment. […]

The Awesomefest Brings the 80s Back to Philly!


With Philadelphia’s very awesome Awesomefest already rolling, the Cinedork staff caught up with the film festival’s artistic director Josh Goldbloom about what we can expect to see, who we can expect to show up, and why movies from the 80s are just so frickin’ awesome! Tell us a little about AwesomeFest. Josh Goldbloom: This year’s […]

Cirque Du Soleil – Why Everyone in Philly Should Go See “Totem”

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It’s hard to explain Cirque Du Soleil if you have never seen it before. Imagine this intricately envisioned and detailed dream-scape is breathtakingly happening right in front of you. It’s hard not to be impressed. From just entering a Cirque camp the atmosphere immediately takes you over. A man on stilts doing magic in the […]

IndieGoGo Spotlight: In Loving Memory


With less than a week to go until his fundraising deadline, Philadelphia filmmaker Tom Caswell spoke to Cinedork about his upcoming short film, as well as his thoughts on recent developments to the Kickstartering of films. Cinedork: So what’s your film about? Tom Caswell: “In Loving Memory” is a film set in Philadelphia all about […]

Contest: Animal House Toga Party Tickets


  Toga! Toga! Toga! Are you ready to don your best bed sheet and head down to the Theater of Living Arts for the Pretentious Film Majors’ Toga Party Screening of Animal House?! The all-time frat-classic starring the iconic John Belushi will be shown at Philadelphia’s TLA Saturday night at 10pm, and tickets are available […]

At the Academy of Music – Catch Me If You Can


Remember that amazing movie a while back with Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio? WE DO! Now you can go see it at the beautiful, amazing, gorgeous, LEGENDARY Academy of Music in Philadelphia. And you know what was missing from the original film? Music. Now you can see the greatest musical based of a movie that […]

PFMChannel: Opening Night Red Carpet (Silver Linings Playbook)


Zachary Shevich from the Pretentious Film Majors takes us to the Philadelphia Film Festival 2012 Opening Night Ceremony for the red carpet and Philly premiere of Silver Linings Playbook. We talk to Philadelphia-native Brea Bee, and run into some notable faces from the film, including SLP novelist Matthew Quick, and the movie’s director David O. Russell. Catch […]

Sparkle Singing Competition Finds Philly Talent


The new musical Sparkle arrives in theaters August 17th, and it’s already getting a ton of buzz. Starring Jordin Sparks of American Idol fame as well as the late Whitney Houston, the film centers on a young musical prodigy named Sparkle (played by the ever-talented Jordin Sparks) who struggles to become a star just as […]