Monday, April 11, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Monday to Friday)

We're back at the top of another week, which means an all new lineup in the bay area! And it looks like there's something happening on every day of this week. I think I see a common thread too: double features!

Terror Tuesday
Tuesday 12th @ 9:30pm (1hr 27min)
Horror (Google)
"A group of teenagers hanging around a cemetery get involved with a satanic priest who calls up a demon from hell."
This screening will be followed by a secret double feature!

Weird Wednesday
Wednesday 13th @ 10:55pm (1hr 20min)
Comedy (Google)
"A series of obscene phone calls from a stranger begins to command a woman's attention."

Midnites for Maniacs Double Feature
30th Anniversary Movies
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Friday 15th @ 7:20pm (1hr 39min)
Action/ Adventure/ Comedy (IMDB)
"Kurt Russell plays hard-boiled truck driver Jack Burton, who gets caught in a bizarre conflict within, and underneath, San Francisco's Chinatown. An ancient Chinese prince and Chinatown crime lord has kidnapped a beautiful green-eyed woman, who is the fiancee to Jack's best friend. Jack must help his friend rescue the girl before the evil Lo Pan uses her to break the ancient curse that keeps him a fleshless and immortal spirit."


Never Too Young to Die (1986)
Friday 15th @ 9:30pm (1hr 32min)
Drama/ Action (Google)
"A spy's son (John Stamos) inherits the case of a heavy-metal he-she (Gene Simmons) out to foul city water with a floppy disk."

Friday 15th @ 11:55pm (1hr 57min)
(Also showing Saturday!)
Sci-fi/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator."

Parkway Classics
Jawbreaker (1999)
Thursday 14th @ 9:30pm (1hr 27min)
Comedy/ Satire (Google)
"When an exclusive clique of teenage socialites accidentally murders their best friend, Liz (Charlotte Roldan), on the morning of her birthday, the three girls responsible -- Courtney (Rose McGowan), Julie (Rebecca Gayheart) and Marcie (Julie Benz) -- conspire to hide the truth. As the trio make over nerdy reject Fern Mayo (Judy Greer) and groom her to take Liz's place, crack police Detective Vera Cruz (Pam Grier) launches an investigation that will turn Reagan High School upside down."

Guillermo Del Toro Double Feature
Thursday 14th @ 7pm (1hr 59min)
Drama/ Fantasy/ War (IMDB)
"In 1944 Spain young Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) and her ailing mother (Ariadna Gil) arrive at the post of her mother's new husband (Sergi López), a sadistic army officer who is trying to quell a guerrilla uprising. While exploring an ancient maze, Ofelia encounters the faun Pan, who tells her that she is a legendary lost princess and must complete three dangerous tasks in order to claim immortality."


The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Thursday 14th (1hr 48min)
Drama/ Fantasy/ Horror (IMDB)
"After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos (Fernando Tielve) arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen (Marisa Paredes), and the kindly professor, Casares (Federico Luppi). Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto (Eduardo Noriega). Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds."

Hitchcock Fest 
North by Northwest (1959)
Thursday 14th & Friday 15th @ 7:30pm (2hrs 16min)
Thriller/ Drama (Google)
"This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences."


Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Thursday 14th & Friday 15th @ 5:30pm & 10pm (1hr 48min)
Drama/ Thriller (Google)
"Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) visits his relatives in Santa Rosa. He is a very charming man, but his niece slowly realizes that he is wanted for murder and he soon recognizes her suspicions. Although one of the suspected murderers is killed and the case is considered closed, she still has her suspicions."


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