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) The new Wes Anderson film is kind of empty, but nice to look at.

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (Ritz at the Bourse) Jane Fonda stars in this less humorous version of Wanderlust.  Bruce Beresford directs.

Prometheus (wide) Ridley Scott’s highly-anticipated return to the sci-fi genre/the world of Alien.

Ultrasonic (Cinema 16:9) Low budget indie about a musician with hyper-sensitive hearing who goes in search of a sound that plagues him.

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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