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 31, 2018 (All show times are local)


The absolute filmmaking magic that is Tobe Hooper’s LIFEFORCE is screening from a 70mm print at the Alamo Drafthouse in San Francisco at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Fritz Lang’s classic film noir/horror film M is screening from a 35mm print at 7:00 pm at the Whitney Humanities Center on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT. This is a free screening, open to the public. All info can be found here.



Row House Cinema in Pittsburgh is showing John Carpenter’s classic THE THING at 5:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Dario Argento’s early giallo FOUR FLIES ON GREY VELVET is showing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Denver at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.



Go see SISTER STREET FIGHTER at the Joy Cinema and Pub in Tigard, OR at 9:15 pm. Admission is free, but you must be over 21. All info can be found here.



The Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA is screening a 35mm double feature of Peter Bogdanovich throwback films. At 4:45 pm and 9:00 pm is PAPER MOON and at 7:00 pm is WHAT’S UP, DOC? Tickets and info can be found here.




Catch Evel Knievel in VIVA KNIEVEL! at Quad Cinema in New York at 9:05 pm. This is a 35mm screening. 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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