Our world in 2018 may be tumbling blindly into a black hole of despair, but luckily 2018 movie-world has been pretty dang cool. MJ crew and contribs gave us their top film picks (so far) and we ranked 'em up all pretty for you. Check out the list below!Read More
Directed by Morgan Neville (2018)
by Hunter Bush
The world needs more people like Fred Rogers in it.
I already held that sentiment before seeing Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Morgan Neville's biographical documentary of Rogers. What I didn't realize until after seeing it was how great that need truly is.Read More
by Rosalie Kicks, Old Sport and Benjamin Leonard, Best Boy
It’s spring time. The birds are chirping and the weather is finally getting nice, but there is no place the MJ crew would rather be than indoors, at the cinema. The Philadelphia Film Society Spring Fest kicks off Friday, April 27 and closes out on Sunday, April 29. The fest may only be running for a few days but it is packed with some of the latest and greatest films from this year’s festival circuit thus far.
Here are just some of the flicks we don’t wanna miss…follow along on Instagram and Twitter for updates all weekend long. Hope to see ya at the movies, old sport!Read More
by Francis Friel, The Projectionist
“What we see and hear onscreen is part of who we become.” - Fred Rogers
Every year Sundance throws some stuff out there that makes you mental-note yourself to death with worry, trying to remember all the new features to look out for six months or a year down the line. Inevitably, if you’re like me, you have a list ready and when a title eventually makes its way to Netflix or your local video store you have that A-HA moment and grab it right away, high on your own I Know Everything About Movies kick. But this year Focus Features is going to just about break the planet in half with a film that could threaten to derail all the bad will built up over the last few months or so in Hollywood. Because for every Weinstein and Spacey and Toback that gets blasted across headlines everywhere, there’s been a ghost looking out for all of us. A beam of light that’s about to return to screens and remind everyone that even in these Dark Times, there’s always the possibility of something better.Read More