Review: Netflix’s Spenser Confidential

Netflix’s Spenser Confidential is an intersection of two well-traveled subgenres: Boston crime and revenge. The film adaptation of the popular private detective is now in its third incarnation as an action flick. The 2020 movie reintroduces Spenser with some notable tweaks. Spenser Confidential stars Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, and Alan Arkin. Spenser is a former... Continue Reading →

Movie Reviews: Midway (2019) And Midway (1976)

The trailer for Roland Emmerich’s 2019 film Midway presented a poorly construed treatment of World War II with hooky jingoism and disaster movie arcs. The film barely broke even in the box office, although it was vastly different from the 1976 movie Midway. That blockbuster was a top-grossing flick of its time, yet the substance... Continue Reading →

How To Support The Arts In Philly During COVID-19

According to the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the arts scene in the City of Brotherly Love is more than just a weekend escape. $4.1 billion dollars in total economic impact, 55,000 full-time jobs, and $1.3 billion in household income are all tied directly to Philly's arts and culture institutions. During the Coronavirus shutdown, a countless... Continue Reading →

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