Friday, August 19, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday): Multiple Maniacs, Wait Until Dark, Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you guys can make it out to the movies this weekend, because there are some really cool things happening in the next couple of days. We're kicking off the weekend with Multiple Maniacs (introduced by John Waters himself!!), but if you didn't get a ticket to the sold out show, the Castro is pairing Halloween with It Follows tonight. They are showing cool double features all weekend, really. The New Parkway is screening The Road Warrior for their cult night, and the Roxie is holding a benefit to help save The Stud, whose rent has tripled, forcing its doors to close. Let's make sure our beloved theatres don't face the same fate and support them this weekend!

Fantastic Fest Presents

Friday 19th @ 7pm (1hr 31min)
Saturday 20th @ 12:35pm
Sunday 21st @ 9:35pm
Comedy/ Crime/ Horror (IMDB)
"The Cavalcade of Perversion, a traveling freak-show, is a front for a band of psychotic kidnappers and murderers."

Kubrick in Color

Saturday 20th @ 3:30pm (2hrs 40min)
Drama/ Horror (IMDB)
"A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future."

Double Feature

Halloween (1978)
Friday 19th @ 7:30pm (1hr 31min)
Slasher/ Thriller (Google)
"On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill."


It Follows (2014)
Friday 19th @ 9:15pm (1hr 40min)
Horror/ Mystery (IMDB)
"A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter."

Double Feature
Dial M For Murder (1954)
Sunday 21st @ 3pm & 7pm (1hr 45min)
Crime/ Noir/ Romance (IMDB)
"An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B."


Wait Until Dark (1967)
Sunday 21st @ 4:55pm & 9pm (1hr 48min)
Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment."


Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
Playing all Weekend  (1hr 38min)
Documentary  (IMDB)
"In Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, Oscar-nominated documentarian Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Encounters at the End of the World, Cave of Forgotten Dreams) chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches. He deftly explores the pitfalls, achievements and possibilities of the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly destinations as disparate as the Amazon, the South Pole and the Australian outback. Herzog leads viewers on a journey through a series of provocative conversations (which include ace hacker Kevin Mitnick and Tesla/SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk) that reveal the ways in which the online world has transformed how virtually everything in the real world works—from business to education, space travel to healthcare, and the very heart of how we conduct our personal relationships. Herzog’s endlessly inquisitive eye finds beauty, mystery and staggering potential in this latest unexplored wilderness."

Cult Night

Friday 19th @ 10:30pm (1hr 34min)
Action/ Adventure/ Scifi (IMDB)
"In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits."

Starts Friday 19th @ 7pm (1hr 12min)
Documentary (IMDB)
"Single mom Xela, artist Andi, and newcomer Evie are members of Ovarian Psycos -- an unapologetic bicycle crew of young, Latina misfits from Eastside Los Angeles. By the light of the full moon they ride the streets together, seeking sisterhood as protection from the violence in their neighborhoods and broken homes."

A Benefit to Save The Stud

Saturday 20th @ 9:15pm (1hr 30min)
Documentary (IMDB)
"Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story is returning to the screen at The Roxie to help raise money for one of San Francisco’s most beloved queer bars, The Stud. Like so many of our treasured SF institutions a new landlord has tripled their rent and while a new collective has taken the reigns the rent has still tripled!!!!!!!"

Playing Until the 27th 
"Don't miss the West Coast Premiere of this New York Off-Broadway Already-Cult-Classic Stage Show! If you thought SHOWGIRLS the movie was a riot, wait until you experience the live stage show...! And with Peaches Christ in the role of Crystal, accompanying the incredibly gifted April Kidwell as Nomi, you know it's going to be a once-in-a-lifetime blend of Peaches Christ parody and this utterly wild stage show, the likes of which may never be seen again...!"

(Discounted tickets are available through Goldstar)


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