Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, January 27

Pina (Riverview, Neshaminy, Ritz 16) Director Wim Wenders pays a non-narrative tribute to choreographer Pina Bausch.

Albert Nobbs (Ritz Five) Glenn Close stars as the titular faux butler trying to live and love in 19th century Ireland.

A Separation (Ritz Five) An absorbing Iranian drama that’s just as good as you’ve heard.  Highly recommended.

Miss Bala (Ritz at the Bourse) Mexico’s organized crime world stands in the way of a young woman who dreams about being a beauty queen.

Addiction Incorporated (Ritz at the Bourse) A frightening behind-the-scenes look at the tobacco industry.

The Grey (wide) Liam Neeson fends off wolves and the elements in the snowy wild of Alaska.

One for the Money (wide) Katherine Heigl in a romantic comedy.  That’s all you need to know.

Man on a Ledge (wide) A throwaway Hollywood heist film starring Sam Worthington.

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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