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.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017 (All show times are local)
Has there ever been a more DAILY GRINDHOUSE double feature than FASTER, PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! and FEMALE TROUBLE? The Castro Theatre in San Francisco is gifting the world these two films back to back, starting at 7:00 pm. Both films are being screened from 35mm prints. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY is screening the new 2K restoration of Dario Argento’s flawed, but still fascinating THE STENDHAL SYNDROME at 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
David Cronenberg’s exceptional take on THE FLY is screening from a 35mm print at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago at 7:15 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Simultaneously droll and over-the-top comedy A FISH CALLED WANDA is screening from a 35mm print at Quad Cinema in New York at 4:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
You can catch famed film composer Fabio Frizzi as he and his band perform an updated version of the score to THE BEYOND while the film plays at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA at 9:00 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!
Tags: A Fish Called Wanda, dario argento, David Cronenberg, Fabio Frizzi, faster pussycat kill kill, Female Trouble, Jacques Tourneur, The Beyond, The Fly, The Leopard Man, The Stendahl Syndrome, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, Tobe Hooper, Val Lewton