The weekend is so close I case taste it! And it's full of some great movies that you wouldn't normally see in theatres. Tickled is being added to several bay area theatres, including the Alamo Drafthouse, and the Roxie Theatre is getting gory tomorrow night with a screening of Doctor Butcher M.D.. Read on to see what else the weekend has in store for San Francisco.
Starts Friday 15th (1hr 32min)
"Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction."
Saturday 16th @ 4pm (1hr 46min)
Sunday 17th @ 9:45pm
Scifi/ Thriller (IMDB)
"In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for."
Mondo & Chiller Present
Sunday 17th @ 3:30pm (1hr 26min)
Horror/ Mystery/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital, whose increasingly psychotic behavior endangers the staff and patients around her."
Fantastic Planet (1973)
Friday 15th @ 11:55pm (1hr 12min)
Saturday 16th @ 11:55pm
Animation/ Drama/ Scifi (IMDB)
"This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders."
Saturday 16th @ 9:30pm (1hr 27min)
"An anthropologist (Donald O'Brien) and her scientist friend (Ian McCulloch) visit an island of cannibals and find a mad doctor (Alexandra Delli Colli) creating zombies."
Kubrick Black & White
Friday 15th @ 7:30pm (1hr 28min)
Sunday 17th @ 4pm
Drama/ War (IMDB)
"After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them."
Saturday 16th @ 7:30pm (1hr 25min)
Sunday 17th @ 2pm
Crime/ Drama/ Noir (IMDB)
"Career criminal Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) recruits a sharpshooter (Timothy Carey), a crooked police officer (Ted de Corsia), a bartender (Joe Sawyer) and a betting teller named George (Elisha Cook Jr.), among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay (Coleen Gray). But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry (Marie Windsor), about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own."