Thor (wide) Director Kenneth Branagh brings a degree of class to the superhero genre as Marvel Comics’ God of Thunder is banished from his Asgardian home and forced to adapt to life on Earth.

Meek’s Cutoff (Ritz Five) Head down the Oregon Trail in the mid-1800’s with Michelle Williams and Bruce Greenwood.  Heavy fog.  Lost one day.

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Ritz East) The new documentary from Werner Herzog examines the France’s Chauvet Cave and the 30,000 year old cave paintings that exist within.  Shot in 3-D and meant to be viewed in 3-D, but Philly gets it in 2-D because our city’s theaters that are willing to show this film aren’t equipped properly.  Lame.

Twelve Thirty (Ritz at the Bourse) Indie film from the writer/director of Flannel Pajamas that examines the familial bonds between a mother and her two children.

There Be Dragons (wide) Acclaimed director Roland Joffe returns with a film so complex that I couldn’t decipher its synopsis outside of the fact that it doesn’t actually contain dragons.

Something Borrowed (wide) A new romantic comedy filled with 90’s nostalgia and annoying performances.

Jumping the Broom (wide) Two very different families are united by marriage.

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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