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, JUNE 21, 2017 (All show times are local)
The Alamo Dafthouse in Austin is screening the wonderfully fun and silly WARRIORS OF THE WASTELAND (a.k.a. THE NEW BARBARIANS) from a rare 35mm print. George Eastman and Fred Williamson in an Enzo G. Castellari film on the big screen? Don’t pass up this chance. Tickets and info can be found here.
George A. Romero’s under-valued MONKEY SHINES is screening from a 35mm print at Anthology Film Archives in New York at 6:45 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
IFC Center in New York has Crispin Glover back for a screening of his dark comedy provocation WHAT IS IT? at 7:00 pm. Glover will also be doing his Big Slide Show Part One plus a Q&A and book signing. Tickets and info can be found here.
George Miller’s bizarre adaptation of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
The early Jess Franco Euro-horror film DR. ORLOFF’S MONSTER is playing at the Joy Cinema and Pub in Tigard, OR at 9:15 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.
SCUM, the scathing late ’70s attack on the British reform school system starring a young Ray Winstone, is playing at the Metrograph in New York at 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, and 9:00 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!
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Tags: Crispin Glover, Dr. Orloff's Monster, Enzo G. Catellari, Fred Williamson, George A. Romero, George Eastman, George Miller, jess franco, Monkey Shines, ray winstone, scum, Stand By Me, The New Barbarians, The Witches of Eastwick, Warriors of the Wasteland, What Is It?