David Oyelowo

(Winners of the "Selma" contest at the National Liberty Museum, in Old City.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Three Students Honored in Philadelphia For Essays Honoring Dr. King’s Selma March

The National Liberty Museum, in Old City, rolled out the red carpet for three students who submitted the winning essays and video speeches marking the 50th anniversary of the historic march.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

(Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain star in "A Most Violent Year.")

Movie Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’

Here is a morality tale that explores criminality and ponders whether or not an honest man can thrive in a corrupt world.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

David Oyelowo portrays Martin Luther King Jr. in the  film 'Selma.' (credit:  Paramount Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘Selma’

Both timeless and timely, ‘Selma’ addresses the life of Martin Luther King by concentrating on one chapter in his storied history.

01/08/2015

(Robin Williams plays Pres. Eisenhower and Forest Whitaker the title character in "The Butler.")

Movie Review: ‘The Butler’

This is a soundly made film, downright old-fashioned in its narrative confidence and technical simplicity, unerring in its period detail and behavior.

08/15/2013

("Red Tails," a dramatization of the Tuskegee Airmen, stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard.)

Movie Review: ‘Red Tails’

If only the filmmakers telling this story were as high-flying and ambitious as the heroic characters their movie celebrates.

01/20/2012