Friday, September 2, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday): Morgan, Hitchcock Weekend, Midnites for Maniacs

Happy Friday everyone! Today is the beginning of a long weekend for many of us, and it's full of some very cool events.
Today is the first day of the San Francisco Comic Con so look out for the Creature of the ComiCombs roaming the aisles. This Saturday is another awesome sounding Midnites for Maniacs double feature which I definitely want to attend, and this weekend will also have the first wave of Hitchcock movies at the Balboa theatre. Read on for details!

Opening Today 

Playing all Wekend
Drama/ Horror/ Mystery (IMDB)
"A corporate risk-management consultant must decide whether or not to terminate an artificially created humanoid being."

Kubrick in Color
Sunday 4th @ 12pm (3hrs 4min)
Adventure/ Drama/ History (IMDB)
"An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England."

Mondo x Chiller Presents

Sunday 4th @ 8:05pm (1hr 39min)
Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems."

One ticket gets you two movies!

To Catch A Thief (1955)
Friday 2nd @ 4:30pm & 9pm (1hr 47min)
Mystery/ Romance/ Thriller (IMDB)
"When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence."


Notorious (1946)
Friday 2nd @ 7pm (1hr 41min)
Drama/ Noir/ Romance (IMDB)
"In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin (Cary Grant) recruits Alicia Huberman (Ingrid Bergman), the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian (Claude Rains), a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and Devlin must watch her slip further undercover."

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Saturday 3rd @ 3:30pm (2hrs)
Thriler (IMDB)
"A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering."

Rope (1948)
Saturday 3rd @ 6pm (1hr 20min)
Crime/ Drama/ Noir (IMDB)
"Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime."

Vertigo (1958)
Saturday 3rd @ 8pm (2hrs 9min)
Mystery/ Romance/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her."

Rear Window (1954)
Sunday 4th @ 2pm & 7pm (1hr 52min)
Mystery/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder."

Marnie (1964)
Sunday 4th @ 4:30pm 2hrs 10min)
Crime/ Drama/ Mystery (IMDB)
"Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them."

Midnites for Maniacs 
And Spoke Art Present
Hannibal the Cannibal Double Feature

Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Saturday 3rd @ 7pm (2 hrs)
Crime/ Drama/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims."

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Manhunter (1986)
Saturday 3rd @ 9:30 (2hrs 4 min)
Drama/ Slasher (Google)
"Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media."


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