During the 21st Philadelphia Film Festival, we celebrated the 10-year anniversary of M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Signs’ at the Prince Theater with a Q&A with the director and WMMR’s ‘Preston & Steve’ morning show host/movie buff Steve Morrison after the film. Here are some pictures from the event to relive the great time had by all attended:
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By Alex Gibson
For this week’s PFS Blog Throwback Thursday, let’s rewind to May’s Filmadelphia Showcase, featuring 3801 Lancaster with director David Altrogge and producer Jennifer Thompson in attendance. The film is a documentary about the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who performed grisly late-term abortions for women in Philadelphia. For his actions, Gosnell was sentenced to life in prison last year.
By Keegan Handley
The Sacrament is Ti West’s best film yet. We follow three VICE correspondents into a utopian community called Eden Parish; they want to investigate for the show and meet the one they call “Father”. Ti West revels in the slow burn suspense, and the way he ratchets up the tension is masterful. The end game is reminiscent of a real moment in history, but as seen here it carries a weight and an inevitability that will leave you shaken as the credits roll.
PFF22 Alum The Sacrament is now available VOD.
Keegan Handley is a film major at Temple University interested in the cinematic form and all it has to offer. He’s a lover of music and good beer and is partial to horror movies but appreciates any and all flavors of movie…even the bad ones. A huge fan of intricate camera shots, he hopes to one day contribute both his writing and his burgeoning Steadicam prowess to the film world.