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.
MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017 (All show times are local)
The Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn is doing a 35mm screening of blaxploitation classic TRUCK TURNER at 9:30 pm. Hell of a cast in this one that includes Isaac Hayes, Yaphet Kotto, Dick Miller, and Nichelle Nichols. Tickets and info can be found here.
Doc Films on the University of Chicago campus is showing Monte Hellman’s minimalist western THE SHOOTING starring Jack Nicholson and Warren Oates at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. Info can be found here.
Classic French heist thriller RIFIFI is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Denver at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
ROPE is playing at the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis, MN at 7:00 pm as part of their ninth annual Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival. Tickets and info can be found here.
Sofia Coppola’s divisive, sumptuous MARIE ANTOINETTE is showing at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, OR at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
If you’re in Los Angeles and in need of a waking nightmare, Cinefamily is screening a 35mm print of ERASERHEAD at 10:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Paul Verhoeven’s early erotic thriller THE FOURTH MAN is showing at Quad Cinema in New York at 4:15 pm. This is a 35mm screening. Tickets and info can be found here.
Preston Sturges’ classic satire SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS is showing at the Metrograph in New York at 5:15 pm and 7:15 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!
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