Philly-area Theatrical Releases for Friday, May 18

Battleship (wide) Yeah, yeah, easy jokes…

Bernie (Ritz East) Richard Linklater directs this true story of a southern schemer played by Jack Black.

Crooked Arrows (wide) Reebok.

Losing Control (Ritz at the Bourse) Indie romantic comedy for the wealthy and educated.

Mansome (Ritz East) The latest documentary from Morgan Spurlock explores the grooming habits of modern males.

Surviving Progress (Ritz at the Bourse) A Scorsese-produced documentary that “explores the concept of progress in our modern world, guiding us through a sweeping but detailed survey of the major “progress traps” facing our civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption and the environment.”  Sounds fun!

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (wide) For parents.

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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