Monday, January 18, 2016

Screening in the Bay (Monday - Friday)

Overcast and rainy is the perfect kind of weather to watch movies in, and we're in for a lot of that this week. So here are a couple of recommendations for how to spend your rainy nights, starting with a double feature tonight.

Labyrinth (1986)
Monday the 18th @ 7pm (101 min)
Adventure/Fantasy (IMDB)
"Teenage Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) journeys through a maze to recover her baby brother (Toby Froud) from a goblin king (David Bowie)."

Playing with:

The Hunger (1983)
Monday the 18th @ 9pm (97 min)
Horror/Fantasy/Romance (IMDB)

"John (David Bowie) is the lover of the gorgeous immortal vampire Miriam (Catherine Deneuve), and he's been led to believe that he'll live forever, too. Unfortunately, he quickly deteriorates into a horrible living death, and Miriam seeks a new companion. She soon sets her sights on Sarah (Susan Sarandon), a lovely young scientist, who quickly falls under Miriam's spell. However, Sarah doesn't warm up to the concept of vampirism easily, leading to conflict with Miriam."

Alamo Drafthouse SF

Terror Tuesday - Don't Panic (1988)
Tuesday the 19th @ 10pm (90 min)
Horror (IMDB)

"Michael unwittingly unlocks the evil inside his Ouija board on his birthday."

Weird Wednesday - Raw Force (1982)
Wed, the 20th @ 10pm (82 min)
Adventure/ Horror/ Action (IMDB)

"An accountant (Geoffrey Binney) and his karate club fight cannibal monks' zombies on an island."

The New Parkway Theatre

The Goonies (1985)
Thursday the 21st @ 9:30
Adventure/ Comedy (IMDB)

"When two brothers find out they might lose their house they are desperate to find a way to keep their home. They find a treasure map and bring some friends along to find it. They are all out looking for the "X" and trying to get away from a group of bad guys who also want the treasure."

Opening - check local listings
The Boy (2016)
Early screenings Thursday 21st
Opening Friday 22nd 
Various times (98 Min)
Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)

"A young American named Greta (Lauren Cohan) takes a job as a nanny for an 8-year-old boy in a remote English village. To her surprise, Greta learns that the child of her new employers is a life-size doll. They care for the doll as if it was human, which helps the couple to cope with the death of their own son 20 years earlier. When Greta violates a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring her worst fears to life, leading her to believe that the doll is alive."


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