THE DAILY RUNDOWN is a quick look at just a few of the cool screenings and film events happening around the U.S. every day. It is not intended to be an exhaustive, comprehensive list, but a sampling of the terrific genre cinema available to check out at your local art house, megaplex, film society, and repertory theaters.
MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017 (All show times are local)
Joe Bob Briggs is hosting a screening of WILD THINGS, John McNaughton’s super fun takedown of the ’90s erotic thriller genre, at the Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY at 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Remember when I said I was going to lay off the Mario Bava films for a while? I lied. His spin on a Hitchcock thriller THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH is screening at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago at 6:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
THE GODFATHER is screening from a 35mm print at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Shane Black’s hilarious shaggy dog detective movie KISS KISS BANG BANG is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in San Antonio at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Cinema Arts Center in Huntington, NY is screening Blake Edwards’ under-seen thriller EXPERIMENT IN TERROR at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The original 1973 film version of WESTWORLD is playing at the Laurelhurst Theater and Pub in Portland, OR at 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Classic Steve Martin comedy THE JERK is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
If you know of an under-the-radar theater or film society regularly putting together repertory screenings or special events, feel free to let me know on Twitter!
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