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, and repertory theaters.
TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017 (All show times are local)
A 35mm print of the terrific, truly outlandish horror-comedy TEETH is playing the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn tonight at 9:30 pm. Tickets and info are available here.
The Whitney Humanities Center on the Yale University campus in New Haven, CT is screening a 35mm print of Spike Lee’s epic MALCOLM X at 7:00 pm. This is a free screening that is open to the general public. Info is available here.
Luc Besson’s predictably overstuffed, endlessly entertaining THE FIFTH ELEMENT is being shown at the Alamo Drafthouse in Houston, TX at 7:15 pm. Tickets and info are available here.
The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is showing a double feature of the early John Woo grim action flick HEROES SHED NO TEARS at 7:30 pm and Sammo Hung’s men on a mission action/war film EASTERN CONDORS at 9:25 pm. Both films are showing from 35mm prints. Tickets and info are available here.
Playing as part of the 2017 Chicago European Film Festival, GHOST MOUNTAINEER is a psychodrama mashed up with adventure films and the supernatural from Estonia. It is showing at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago at 7:45 pm. Tickets and info are available 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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Tags: Chuck Russell, David Lynch, Dune, Eastern Condors, Ghost Mountaineer, Heroes Shed No Tears, Lost Highway, luc besson, Malcolm X, Shawnee Smith, spike lee, Teeth, The Blob, The Fifth Element, The People Under the Stairs, Wes Craven