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 16, 2017 (All show times are local)
Did you know that Martin Kove, Bernie Casey, and Ronny Cox all appeared in a movie together and it was predictably amazing? You can catch STEELE JUSTICE screening from a 35mm print at the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn at 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Bizarre, cult rock n’ roll slasher flick ROCKTOBER BLOOD is being shown at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, OR at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
David Cronenberg’s grisly, genuinely uncomfortable version of a divorce drama THE BROOD is screening at the Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis at 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Who knew Rob Reiner had it in him? His superior adaptation of Stephen King’s MISERY is screening from a 35mm print at the Metrograph in New York at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The double feature of 1958 noir oddity MURDER BY CONTRACT and Sam Fuller’s terrific melodrama THE CRIMSON KIMONO is happening at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Both films are being screened from 35mm prints with MURDER BY CONTRACT showing at 6:00 pm and 9:25 pm and THE CRIMSON KIMONO showing at 7:45 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
It honestly is not that good of a movie, but you really should not turn down the chance to catch a Charles Band production screen from a 35mm print in 3-D. METALSTORM: THE DESTRUCTION OF JARED-SYN is screening at Quad Cinema in New York at 8:55 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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Tags: Bernie Casey, Charles Band, dario argento, David Cronenberg, halloween, john carpenter, Martin Kove, Metalstorm: The Destruction Of Jared-Syn, Misery, Murder by Contract, Rob Reiner, Rocktober Blood, Ronny Cox, sam fuller, Steele Justice, Stephen King, Tenebre, The Brood, The Crimson Kimono