Rittenhouse Square
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Rittenhouse Square is a public park in Philadelphia located not far from the campus of the Curtis Institute of Music, and while the square has had a long and checkered history, these days locals know it as a place to relax, enjoy the day, and sometimes hear music students show off their talents. It's also a hangout for the city's homeless population, many of whom enjoy the passing parade of beautiful women who visit the park to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine in the city. Legendary independent filmmaker Robert Downey Sr. turns his cameras on Rittenhouse Square in this documentary,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Succeeds as a vivid video album of the metropolis at the millennium."
‑ Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer
"Robert Downey Sr.'s terrific Ritten house Square made me want to move to Philadelphia. Thankfully, the feeling quickly passed."
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"There are certainly more unpleasant ways to spend an hour and a half, but it's unlikely that Rittenhouse Square will generate much interest outside Philadelphia."
‑ Laura Kern, New York Times
"What comes across is how important open spaces like this are to urban dwellers, how they enhance quality of life and become citified versions of village squares."
‑ Lewis Beale, Film Journal International
"A good stroll inside your nearest city park would provide a more edifying experience."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
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