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, APRIL 26, 2017 (All show times are local)
The Alamo Drafthouse in San Francisco is screening a 35mm print of the surreal Japanese animated thriller PERFECT BLUE at 10:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Three classic short films (THE MUSIC BOX, HELPMATES, BUSY BODIES) starring Laurel & Hardy are playing the Metrograph in New York at 7:30 pm. All three shorts are screening from 35mm prints. Tickets and info can be found here.
NETWORK was released in 1976 yet has somehow remained timely, no matter what year it is. Don’t believe me? You can see it at the Alamo Drafthouse in Lubbock, TX at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
BRAZIL, Terry Gilliam’s alternately depressing, maddening, and hilarious look at a dystopian future is playing at the Academy Theater in Portland, OR at 3:50 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
You can never watch TAXI DRIVER too many times. Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn is showing Martin Scorsese’s classic piece of New York City angst and madness at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Joy Cinema and Pub in Tigard, OR is showing Fritz Lang’s silent sci-fi masterpiece METROPOLIS at 9:15 pm. This is a free screening, but admission is limited to audience members 21 and over. 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!