Captain America: The First Avenger
(wide) The final big-budget superhero film of the summer, I’m hoping it’s at least a fun watch.

Project Nim
(Ritz at the Bourse) Nature vs. nurture documentary focusing on the life of experimental chimpanzee Nim.  Both adorable and frightening; from the director of Man on Wire.

(Ritz 5) The great Errol Morris examines the controversial life of a former Miss Wyoming.

The Man Who Fell to Earth
(Ritz at the Bourse) 35th anniversary re-release of the David Bowie/Nicolas Roeg classic presented in its uncut form.  One week only!

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
(Ritz 5) Wayne Wang directs this adaptation of a hit book that concerns female friendships in both the present and 19th century China.

Love Etc.
(Ritz at the Bourse) Documentary that follows five couples living in NYC.

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
(Ritz East) Michael Rapaport directs this look at the history of the influential hip-hop outfit.

Friends with Benefits
(wide) For the kids.

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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