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.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017 (All show times are local)
DAILY GRINDHOUSE is sponsoring a screening of the alien monster movie THE BRAIN at Comfort Station in Chicago at 8:00 pm. This is part of the Released and Abandoned series curated and hosted by our on Paul Freitag-Fey! This is a free screening. All info can be found here.
See Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi do two Poe adaptations when The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles presents a double feature of THE BLACK CAT (Directed by the great Edgar G. Ulmer!) and THE RAVEN at 2:00 pm. Both films are screening from 35mm prints. Tickets and info can be found here.
Jeremy Saulnier’s debut dark comedy MURDER PARTY is screening at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin at 9:45 pm with co-star Macon Blair in attendance. Tickets and info can be found here.
Quad Cinema in New York is screening Terry Gilliam’s first feature film JABBERWOCKY from a 35mm print at 6:50 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Two of Orson Welles’ best films are screening as a double feature at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. At 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm is TOUCH OF EVIL and at 4:40 pm and 9:05 pm is THE TRIAL. Tickets and info can be found here.
’80s cheesefest HACK-O-LANTERN is playing at FilmScene in Iowa City, IA at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York is screening John Cassavetes’ unexpectedly fun and pulpy thriller GLORIA from a 35mm print at 1:30 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!
Tags: Bela Lugosi, boris karloff, Edgar G. Ulmer, Frank Henenlotter, Frankenhooker, Gloria, Hack-O-Lantern, Jabberwocky, Jeremy Saulnier, John Cassavetes, Macon Blair, Murder Party, Orson Welles, Terry Gilliam, The Black Cat, The Brain, The Raven, The Trial, Touch of Evil