Friday, April 8, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday)

Happy Friday everyone! We've made it past our first full week of April, and that means we're on our way to film fests and conventions at the end of this month! But first, let's see what we have screening this weekend.

Opening Today
Playing all Weekend (2hrs)
Fantasy/ Sci-fi (Google)
"A man wakes up in a Moscow laboratory to learn that he's been brought back from the dead as a half-human, half-robotic hybrid. With no memory of his former life, a woman who claims to be his wife tells him that his name is Henry. Before she can activate his voice, armed thugs storm in and kidnap her. As Henry starts to understand his new abilities, he embarks on a bloody rampage through the city to save his spouse from a psychopath (Danila Kozlovsky) who plans to destroy the world."

Playing all Weekend (1hr 40min)
Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests."

Playing all Weekend (1hr 47min)
Drama/ Indie (Google)
"A private investigator (John Hawkes) scours the streets of Los Angeles to track down a missing woman (Crystal Reed) from his past."

Jim Henson 60th Anniversary Triple Feature 
Fraggle Rock (1984) & Dinosour Train (2013)
Saturday 9th @ 2pm (55min)
Animation/ Adventure/ Comedy (IMDB)


Labyrinth (1986)
Saturday 9th @ 3:15pm & 7pm (1hr 40min)
Adventure/ Fantasy (IMDB)
"A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King."


The Dark Crystal (1982)
Saturday 9th @ 5:10pm & 9pm (1hr 33min)
Fantasy/ Action (Google)
"Jen (Stephen Garlick), raised by the noble race called the Mystics, has been told that he is the last survivor of his own race, the Gelflings. He sets out to try to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. After the crystal was broken, the evil Skeksis used sinister means to gain control. Jen believes that he can repair the dark crystal and bring peace back to the world, if he can only find the remaining shard."

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Sunday 10th @ 7:15pm (1hr 39min)
Crime/ Thriller (IMDB)
"After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant."

John Waters Trash Trilogy Week!
Friday 8th @ 11pm (1hr 31min)
Comedy/ Crime/ Fantasy (IMDB)
"A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump."

Saturday 9th @ 11:30pm (1hr 32min)
Sunday 10th @ 9:30pm
Drama/ Exploitation (1hr 33min)
"Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive"."

Playing all Weekend (2hrs)
Drama/ Fantasy (IMDB)
"Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no family visitors. Jen befriends young medium Keng who uses her psychic powers to help loved ones communicate with the comatose men. Doctors explore ways, including colored light therapy, to ease the mens’ troubled dreams. Jen discovers Itt’s cryptic notebook of strange writings and blueprint sketches. There may be a connection between the soldiers’ enigmatic syndrome and the mythic ancient site that lies beneath the clinic. Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of Jen’s tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her."

The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Friday 8th @ 7:30pm (1hr 37min)
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th @ 3:50pm & 7:30pm
Mystery/ Thriller (IMDB)
"On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris (Margaret Lockwood) befriends elderly Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty). When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler (Michael Redgrave) and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly."


Strangers on a Train (1951)
Friday 8th to Sunday 10th @ 5:35pm & 9:15pm (1hr 43min)
Crime/ Noir/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement."

Gothic Cinema
Saturday 9th @ 7:30pm (1hr 39min)
Sunday 10th @ 4pm
Cult/ Teen film (Google)
"Cowboy Caleb Colton (Adrian Pasdar) meets gorgeous Mae (Jenny Wright) at a bar, and the two have an immediate attraction. But when Mae turns out to be a vampire and bites Caleb on the neck, their relationship gets complicated. Wracked with a craving for human blood, Caleb is forced to leave his family and ride with Mae and her gang of vampires, including the evil Severen. Along the way Caleb must decide between his new love of Mae and the love of his family."

Sunday 10th @ 2pm (1hr 27min)
Fantasy/ Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way."


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