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, JANUARY 3, 2018 (All show times are local)


The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin is showing DREDD 3D, one of the better recent comic book movies, at 10:10 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Brad Bird’s terrific THE IRON GIANT is being shown at Row House Cinema in Pittsburgh at 1:45 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Go see Stanley Kubrick’s final film screen from a 35mm print when EYES WIDE SHUT is shown at the Metrograph in New York at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Doc Films on the University of Chicago campus is showing superior thriller PURPLE NOON, the best film to feature the sociopathic character of Tom Ripley, at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. This is a 35mm screening. Tickets are $5 at the door. All info can be found here.



The new 4K restoration of Ed Wood-penned 1956 girl gang camp classic THE VIOLENT YEARS is showing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Charlottesville, VA at 9:45 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



The Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA is showing two newly restored horror classics. At 5:00 pm and 8:45 pm is NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and at 7:00 pm is THE OLD DARK HOUSE. 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
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