Machine Gun Preacher (Ritz East) Gerard Butler stars in the titular role as a former roughneck turned preacher/savior of orphans in east Africa.

3 (Cinema 16:9) Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run) throws a million ideas in the air and sees where they land as he challenges fidelity and rewrites humanity in his latest German-language outing.

Restless (Ritz at the Bourse) Gus Van Sant directs this loopy Love Story with shades of Harold and Maude.  Stars Dennis Hopper’s son.

Happy, Happy (Ritz at the Bourse) Norwegian import concerning the entanglement of two young married couples.

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (Ritz at the Bourse) Horror comedy.

(Cherry Hill) Here’s an oddity: an independent action film starring Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Ron Perlman, Japanese pop star Gackt, and the voice of Faith No More’s Mike Patton.  I think I have to see this.

50/50 (wide) The director of The Wackness attempts to craft a comedy centered around cancer starring Seth Rogan and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Dream House (wide) Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz star in this new thriller about a house and an intruder or something.

What’s Your Number? (wide) I admit that I like Anna Faris and am slightly curious about this new romantic comedy that features an endless parade of impressive cameos from the likes of Joel McHale, Thomas Lennon, and Martin Freeman.

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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