Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, February 17

Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance (wide) Unexpected sequel to a terrible comic book movie from 2007.  Nicolas Cage reprises the titular role.

This Means War (wide) The poster says it all.

The Secret World of Arrietty (wide) A lovely new release from Studio Ghibli; based on The Borrowers.

Coriolanus (Ritz at the Bourse) Ralph Fiennes directs and stars as the titular tragic hero in this modern take on Shakespeare’s play.

Thin Ice (Ritz at the Bourse) A quirky independent dark comedy starring Greg Kennear and Alan Arkin.

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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