Friday, March 4, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday)

Hey guys! It's finally Friday and that means the Silver Scream Fest is just hours away. The rain is supposed to be falling all weekend and it's a good time for some good movies. If you can't make it to the fest in Santa Rosa, San Francisco has plenty of alternatives. See for yourself. 

It's finally happening! Read about the highlights and come if you can.

Sunday 6th @ 7pm (1hr 32min)
Horror (Google)
"Residents (David Knight, Virginia Bryant, Bobby Rhodes) of a high-rise are trapped inside with demons on a Saturday night."

Friday 4th @ 7pm (1hr 40min)
Saturday 5th @ 7pm & 9:15
Sunday 6th @ 7pm
Scifi/ Thriller (IMDB)
"Two parallel stories about characters trapped in illogical endless spaces: two brothers and a detective locked on an infinite staircase, and a family locked on an infinite road - for a very long time."

Double Feature
Psycho (1960)
Friday 4th @ 7:30pm (1hr 49min)
Saturday 5th @ 3:30pm & 7:30pm
Sunday 6th @ 3:30pm & 7:30pm
Slasher/ Thriller (Google)
"Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis (John Gavin), is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother."

Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Friday 4th @ 5:30pm & 9:30pm (1hr 55min)
Saturday 5th @ 5:30pm & 9:30pm
Sunday 6th @ 5:30pm & 9:30pm
Drama/ Noir (IMDB)
"An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriters ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death."

Gothic Cinema
The Beguiled (1971)
Saturday 5th @ 7:30pm (1hr 49min)
Sunday 6th @ 4pm
Melodrama (Google)
"Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the situation for his own gratification, but when he refuses to completely comply with the girls' wishes, they make it very difficult for him to leave."

The Company of Wolves (1984)
Sunday 6th @ 2pm (1hr 35min)
Fantasy/ Horror (Google)
"Wolves and werewolves lurk throughout the dreams of young Rosaleen (Sarah Patterson), who imagines that she must journey through a dark forest to live with her grandmother (Angela Lansbury). When Rosaleen meets a rugged hunter in the woods, she discovers that she has an animal-like attraction to him, leading to a macabre turn of events. The lupine-centric film also features stories within the main tale, told by both Rosaleen and her grandma, all of which have a supernatural bent."


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