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 24, 2018 (All show times are local)
Leave it to Bert I. Gordon to cast Zsa Zsa Gabor as a ghost on fire in the schlocky melodramatic horror flick PICTURE MOMMY DEAD. It’s playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The American Cinematheque in Los Angeles is screening PEE WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE from a 35mm print at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Can you pass up the chance to see THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH play at the Museum of Modern Art in New York? That is clearly a redundant question. Catch it at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Senator Theatre in Baltimore is showing THE GODFATHER PART II at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The director’s cut of NATURAL BORN KILLERS is showing at FilmScene in Iowa City, IA at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The stunning mockumentary MAN BITES DOG is screening from a 35mm print at the Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY at 9:30 pm. This one is a must-see, gang. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Chicago Film Society is screening Spike Lee’s nostalgic, entertaining slice of life CROOKLYN from a 35mm print at 7:30 pm. This screening will be held on the campus of the Northeastern Illinois University. Tickets are $7 at the door. 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!