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, DECEMBER 13, 2017 (All show times are local)
Early ’80s German psycho-thriller DER FAN is screening from a 35mm print at the Alamo Drafthouse in San Francisco at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is doing a double feature of James Garner comedy westerns starting with SKIN GAME at 7:30 pm and MAVERICK at 9:50 pm. Both films are screening from 35mm prints. Tickets and info can be found here.
It’s Sonny Chiba versus a mad scientist living underwater with his army of aquatic monsters in TERROR BENEATH THE SEA at the Joy Cinema and Pub in Tigard, OR at 9:15 pm. This is a free screening, but you must be over 21. All info can be found here.
MILLER’S CROSSING might just be the Coen Bros. best film. You can catch it screening from a 35mm print at the Museum of Modern Art in New York at 1:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
I’ve shared plenty of Christmas genre films this month, how about a Hanukkah genre film for a change? THE HEBREW HAMMER is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin at 7:00 pm with writer/director Jonathan Kesselman on hand for a Q&A. 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!