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 theater.
MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017 (All show times are local)
The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX is showing Peter Bogdanovich’s beautiful, extraordinarily sad adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s THE LAST PICTURE SHOW at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York is showing Michael Mann’s epic crime drama HEAT at 2:00 pm as part of its series of Robert De Niro films. If you have not seen this on the big screen, do not miss this opportunity. Tickets and info can be found here.
Doc Films on the University of Chicago campus is showing the creepy Australian drama WAKE IN FRIGHT at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. Info can be found here.
The newly re-opened Quad Cinema in New York is showing PHASE IV, the only feature film directed by Saul Bass, at 9:15 pm. If you’ve ever been creeped out by ants, this is the film for you. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Alamo Drafthouse in Omaha, NE is here to scratch your itch for shot on video nonsensical Canadian horror films of the ’80s. The infamous THINGS is showing at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis, MN is showing Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller THE WRONG MAN at 7:00 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!