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.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017 (All show times are local)
The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is screening John Huston’s classic adaptation of THE MALTESE FALCON at 7:30 pm, followed by the 1975 spoof/sequel THE BLACK BIRD starring George Segal as Sam Spade Jr. at 9:40 pm. Both films are being screened from 35mm prints. Tickets and info can be found here.
Michael Mann’s lavish adaptation of THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS is screening from a 35mm print at Quad Cinema in Los Angeles at 9:15 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
John Huston reunited with Humphrey Bogart for a comedic spin on their usual noir films with BEAT THE DEVIL. You can catch it at the Charles Theatre in Baltimore at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Music Box Theatre in Chicago is screening THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS from a 35mm print at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Two very different vampire films are playing at the Metrograph in New York. At 4:15 pm, you can catch the ultra-stylish THE HUNGER screening from a 35mm print. At 4:30 pm and 9:45 pm, watch Tod Browning’s trend-setting 1931 adaptation of DRACULA screen from a 35mm print. Tickets and info can be found here.
Vincente Minnelli’s classic tale of a power hungry movie producer THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is screening from a 35mm print at Trylon cinema in Minneapolis at 7:00 pm and 9:15 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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