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.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017 (All show times are local)
The American Cinematheque in Los Angeles is showing two more Takashi Miike films at 7:30 pm with THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS (screening from a 35mm print) and VISITOR Q. Miike will be on hand for a Q&A in between the films. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Coen Brothers’ debut film BLOOD SIMPLE is playing at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn at 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Charlie Kaufman’s surreal and heart-breaking SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK is screening from a 35mm print at Doc Films on the University of Chicago campus at 9:00 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. All info can be found here.
Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn is screening Lucio Fulci’s CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD from a 35mm print at 7:30 pm. Score composer Fabio Frizzi will be on hand for a Q&A after the film. Tickets and info can be found here.
Guillermo del Toro’s fun and heartfelt adaptation of HELLBOY is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Omaha at 7:45 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Metrograph in New York is screening Kathryn Bigelow’s ambitious sci-fi noir STRANGE DAYS from a 35mm print at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Sure Halloween is over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy PARANORMAN at FilmScene in Iowa City, IA. It’s playing at 3:30 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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Tags: Blood Simple, Charlie Kaufman, City of the Living Dead, Fabio Frizzi, guillermo del toro, Hellboy, Kathryn Bigelow, Lucio Fulci, Paranorman, Strange Days, Synecdoche New York, Takashi Miike, The Coen Brothers, The Happiness of the Katakuris, Visitor Q