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 20, 2017 (All show times are local)


The Museum of Modern Art in New York is screening modern classic FARGO from a 35mm print at 1:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



This is a hell of a treat. TURKISH STAR WARS is playing at Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



I’ve been pushing this 35mm print of NEAR DARK that has been circulating pretty hard, and I’m not about to stop. You can catch it at the Metrograph in New York at 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here



The Joy Cinema and Pub in Tigard, OR is showing the stunningly weird 1959 flick SANTA CLAUS at 9:15 pm. Go see Santa do battle with the Devil! This is a free screening, but you must be 21 or over to attend. All info can be found here.



If you missed it last week, you are getting a second chance to see the 1984 Charles Band-produced favorite TRANCERS screen from a 35mm print. Go check it out at the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn at 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is showing a double feature of Joe Dante’s GREMLINS and GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH starting at 7:30 pm. Both films are screening from 35mm prints. Note: this double feature is listed as sold out on the New Beverly site, but there will be a stand by line in case any seats open up. All 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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