[DAILY RUNDOWN] TODAY’S COOL SCREENINGS!

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, APRIL 19, 2017 (All show times are local)

 

DAILY GRINDHOUSE presents a screening of 1989’s THE KILL-OFF at Comfort Station in Chicago as a part of the Released and Abandoned series. This screening will be hosted by our own Paul Freitag-Fey. Info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

The IFC Center in New York is running a double feature of the very good Irish supernatural  horror film A DARK SONG and Ben Wheatley’s unnerving hitman horror feature KILL LIST. The screening starts at 8:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have a lot of love around these parts for Erika Benedikty’s super-low budget Canadian sci-fi flick PHOBE: THE XENOPHOBIC EXPERIMENTS. You can catch a screening of it at the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis, MN at 9:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York is showing TAXI DRIVER at 2:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

You never need a reason to watch Hitchcock’s PSYCHO. It’s playing at the Senator Theatre in Baltimore, MD at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

The Chicago Film Society is screening a 35mm print of the 1965 psychosexual detective story WHO KILLED TEDDY BEAR? at 7:30 pm on the Northeastern Illinois University campus. Tickets are $5 at the door. Info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

The Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn is showing a new DCP restoration of the Sonny Chiba action/horror flick WOLF GUY at 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

The Metrograph in New York is screening a 35mm print of NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE at 4:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

The Joy Cinema and Pub in Tigard, OR is showing Roger Corman’s 1959 cheapie THE WASP WOMAN at 9:15 pm. This is a free show, but you must be over 21. Info can be found here.

 

 

 

 

WITHNAIL & I, the wry 1988 comedy about a couple of unemployed actors drinking their way through late ’60s England, is screening from a 35mm print at the Quad Cinema in New York at 9:00 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!

Matt Wedge

Matt Wedge

Matt Wedge is a writer, film fanatic, cat herder, and Daily Grindhouse news editor whose obsession with the films of Larry Cohen and sticking up for unfairly-maligned cinematic bombs can be read at his site, Obsessive Movie Nerd. You can follow him on Twitter as @MovieNerdMatt.
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