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.
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017 (All show times are local)
RAN, Akira Kurosawa’s epic take on King Lear, is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Our friends over at Intervision Picture Corp. are sponsoring a screening of shot-on-VHS horror epic THINGS at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis, MN at 8:00 pm. This is part of their Analog Assault series that will be presented there monthly. Tickets and info can be found here.
The Alamo Drafthouse in Denver, CO is presenting Abel Ferrara’s sleaze classic THE DRILLER KILLER at 9:30 pm. That is early enough to give you time to go home and take a shower to get the psychic grime off before you go to bed. Tickets and info can be found here.
ROAD HOUSE. Do I need to say any more? I didn’t think so. Catch a rare 35mm screening of this modern trash classic at Quad Cinema in New York at 9:45 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn is showing Francis Ford Coppola’s THE OUTSIDERS at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
Wim Wenders’ PARIS, TEXAS is playing at Videology Bar and Cinema in Brooklyn at 6:30 pm. 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!