[DAILY RUNDOWN] TODAY’S COOL SCREENINGS!

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, AUGUST 21, 2017 (All show times are local)

 

The Alamo Drafthouse in San Antonio is showing George A. Romero’s brutal, downbeat, essential DAY OF THE DEAD at 7:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

Nacho Vigalondo’s twisty, disturbing, and airtight time travel film TIMECRIMES is screening from a 35mm print at the Museum of Modern Art in New York at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

The Pedro Almodovar retrospective at the Denver Film Society continues with his take on the film noir in BAD EDUCATION at 4:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

Since it can’t be a Daily Rundown with a Mario Bava film, KILL, BABY…KILL! is playing at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago at 6:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York is showing John Carpenter’s classic ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 at 2:00 pm. Tickets and info for that film can be found here. Then at 6:30 pm, Howard Hawks’ equally classic RIO BRAVO is being screened from a 35mm print. Tickets and info for that film can be found here.

 

 

 

Wes Craven’s brutal, notorious horror debut LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse in New Braunfels, TX at 8:30 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

THE BIG LEBOWSKI is being screened from a 35mm print at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA at 7:00 pm. Tickets and info can be found here.

 

 

The Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY is screening THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT from a 35mm print at 9:30 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!

Matt Wedge

Matt Wedge

Matt Wedge is a writer, film fanatic, cat herder, and Daily Grindhouse news editor whose obsession with the films of Larry Cohen and sticking up for unfairly-maligned cinematic bombs can be read at his site, Obsessive Movie Nerd. You can follow him on Twitter as @MovieNerdMatt.
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