What to Watch: Movie/Show Reviews

The Highlights: Silly antics ensue as Tracy is about to get married but finds herself confused between three men: her ex-husband, her fiance and a reporter.

Drink Pairing: Expensive Champagne

This smart, charming romantic comedy made its big screen debut in 1940 and announced the stardom of Katherine Hepburn in the lead role as Tracy Lord, loosely based on Philadelphia’s own society gal, Hope Montgomery Scott. Silly antics ensue as Tracy is about to get married but finds herself…

The Highlights: Based on a true story, this film will have everyone cheering for Philadelphia's own Vince Papale as he takes a chance when the Philadephia Eagles have an open tryout.

Drink Pairing: Budweiser

Based on a true story, this film will have everyone cheering for Philadelphia’s own Vince Papale (Mark Wahlberg) as he takes a chance when the Philadelphia Eagles have an open tryout. Everyone assumes Vince’s attempt to make the team will be another disappointment for this hard-knocks, blue collar guy,…

The Highlights: An instant sci-fi cult classic where a gelantinous pile of goo terrorizes a small town.

Drink Pairing: On the Blob Cocktail

If you have never witnessed the terror of The Blob, this might be the right time of year to watch this 1957 sci-fi cult classic. A low-budget film that caught the attention of film-goers everywhere features an alien form of gelatinous goo terrorizing a small town. A young Steve…

The Highlights: The whole world was watching when this ground breaking film was not only set in the City of Brotherly Love but titled after it as well.

Drink Pairing: Double Berry Martini

It felt like the whole world was watching when this ground breaking film was not only set in the City of Brotherly Love but titled after it as well. An early look at the AIDS epidemic and how it would impact our society; a brave, bold move. Tom Hanks…

The Highlights: As a southpaw from South Philly, Rocky is plucked out of anonymity to fight powerful Apollo Creed in an epic match.

Drink Pairing: Rocky Balboa

You know the music, you know steps, you know the story…but it is never too late to relive the glory of Rocky’s rise to personal success both in and out of the boxing ring. As a southpaw from South Philly, Rocky is plucked out of anonymity to fight powerful…