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, OCTOBER 9, 2017 (All show times are local)


Mario Bava’s TWITCH OF THE DEATH NERVE (or BAY OF BLOOD or CARNAGE or whatever you want to call it) is playing at Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



James Whale’s classic 1931 adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN is playing at the Laurelhurst Theater and Pub in Portland, OR at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Whale’s follow-up film, THE OLD DARK HOUSE, is playing at Quad Cinema in New York at 12:35 pm, 4:15 pm, and 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



SHIVERS, David Cronenberg’s breakthrough horror film, is playing at the Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis at 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Michael Cimino’s controversial comeback film YEAR OF THE DRAGON is screening from a 35mm print at the Metrograph in New York at 3:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



The Castro Theatre in San Francisco is showing the cool film noir double feature of MINISTRY OF FEAR at 5:30 pm and 9:20 pm and ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT at 7:15 pm. MINISTRY OF FEAR is a 35mm screening. Tickets and info can be found here.




Over forty years later, THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES remains one of Clint Eastwood’s best films. You can catch it at the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas at 6:50 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!

Matt Wedge

Matt Wedge

Matt Wedge is a writer, film fanatic, cat herder, and Daily Grindhouse news editor whose obsession with the films of Larry Cohen and sticking up for unfairly-maligned cinematic bombs can be read at his site, Obsessive Movie Nerd. You can follow him on Twitter as @MovieNerdMatt.
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