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
(Ritz Five) Diane Keaton adopts a stray dog and finds love in the process.

Elles (Ritz at the Bourse) Juliette Binoche plays an ELLE writer exploring the world of student prostitution.

First Position (Ritz Five) Documentary that follows young competitors as they train for a championship.

God Bless America (Ritz at the Bourse) Bobcat Goldthwait writes/directs this attack on all things rude and modern.

My Way (Ritz at the Bourse) Not sure about this one, it’s not listed on Landmark’s site, but a press release said it was opening…looks like a romance of some sort.

And Academy Award winner The Artist returns to the Ritz at the Bourse for a final run before its DVD/Blu-ray release on June 26.

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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