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<i>Kiss Of The Damned</i> review

Kiss Of The Damned review

Relative newcomer Xan Cassavetes (Daughter of you-know-who) has made a picture with style to spare. The look of the Kiss Of The Damned is exquisite. It is tactile and spacious at the same time. There is [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, August 24

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, August 24

The Apparition (wide) PG-13 rated ghost story. Compliance (Ritz at the Bourse) That “controversial” film that everyone has been talking about…love it or hate it, this mental mind game certainly provides some talking points. Cosmopolis (Ritz [...]

Philly-area theatrical releases for Friday, July 13

Philly-area theatrical releases for Friday, July 13

Beasts of the Southern Wild (Ritz Five) A Cannes and Sundance darling that follows an imaginative six-year-old girl down in the Delta. Dark Horse (Ritz at the Bourse) The new Todd Solondz film concerns a bratty, [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 29

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 29

Madea’s Witness Protection (wide) As long as you keep watching these, Tyler Perry is going to keep making ’em. Magic Mike (wide) Soderbergh continues to break new cinematic ground… People Like Us (Ritz Five + wide) [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 22

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 22

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (wide) Revisionist horror history courtesy of the director of Wanted. Brave (wide) The latest Pixar film as featured in this past Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette. Seeking a Friend for the End [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 15

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 15

The Art of Rap (Ritz at the Bourse) Ice-T directs this performance doc about the history of the genre. Lola Versus (Ritz Five) Greta Gerwig deals with the single life of a 30-year-old. Rock of Ages [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 8

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 8

Bel Ami (Ritz at the Bourse) Robert Pattinson stars in this adaptation of the Guy de Maupassant novel set in 1890s Paris.  Co-stars Uma Thurman and Christina Ricci. Madagascar 3 (wide) … Moonrise Kingdom (Ritz East) [...]

Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 1

Theatrical Releases for Friday, June 1

The Fairy (Ritz at the Bourse) Absurdist comedy from Belgium. For Greater Glory (wide) Andy Garcia stars in this story of the Cristeros War. High School (wide) This film received a lot of “buzz” back in [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 25

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 25

Chernobyl Diaries (wide) Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity) writes this terror-filled tale of tourism set around the nuclear reactor. I Wish (Ritz at the Bourse) The best movie I’ve seen all year; a tale of two young [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 18

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 18

Battleship (wide) Yeah, yeah, easy jokes… Bernie (Ritz East) Richard Linklater directs this true story of a southern schemer played by Jack Black. Crooked Arrows (wide) Reebok. Losing Control (Ritz at the Bourse) Indie romantic comedy [...]

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 11

Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 11

Dark Shadows (wide) Tim Burton directs Johnny Depp and lots of other familiar faces in this remake of the 70s soap opera, fans of which are upset with Burton’s comedic treatment of the material. Darling Companion [...]