Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, February 10

Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012 – Animated and Live Action (Ritz at the Bourse)

(Ritz at the Bourse) Madonna directs this time hopping romantic drama.

Safe House
(wide) Ryan Reynolds plays a CIA agent tasked with looking after a fugitive played by Denzel Washington.  Looks like fun.

The Vow
(wide) Girl loses memory, boy tries to bring it back.  Romance!

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
(wide) Sequel to the 2008 Jules Verne adaptation with The Rock stepping in for Brendan Fraser.

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
(wide) Nerdy detractors will flock to this 3D re-release out of a sense of obligation and then they’ll complain about it online afterwards.

Author: Eric Bresler

Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He’s served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.

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