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, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 (All show times are local)
The Alamo Drafthouse in Charlottesville, VA is showing Mel Brooks’ hilarious BLAZING SADDLES at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Coen Brothers’ surreal dark comedy favorite BARTON FINK 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.
The late Tobe Hooper’s POLTERGEIST is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Corpus Christi, TX at 8:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Michael Cimino’s effortlessly entertaining THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT is screening from a 35mm print at the Metrograph in New York at 1:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Terry Gilliam gave us a nightmarish vision of a dystopian bureaucratic future for the ages in BRAZIL. It is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX at 6:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH is showing at the Laurelhurst Theater and Pub in Portland, OR at 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is celebrating the tenth anniversary of GRINDHOUSE this week by screening the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino double feature in its entirety from a 35mm print at 7:30 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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