Monday, March 28, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Monday to Friday)

Welcome back! I must say, this week has the craziest Wednesday I've seen yet. Double features, triple features, Weird Wednesday... we all have some serious choices to make. Take a look at your options for this very packed week below.

Monday 28th @ 7:30pm (1hr 36min)
Fantasy/ Sci-fi (Google)
"A man wakes up in a Moscow laboratory to learn that he's been brought back from the dead as a half-human, half-robotic hybrid. With no memory of his former life, a woman who claims to be his wife tells him that his name is Henry. Before she can activate his voice, armed thugs storm in and kidnap her. As Henry starts to understand his new abilities, he embarks on a bloody rampage through the city to save his spouse from a psychopath (Danila Kozlovsky) who plans to destroy the world."

Terror Tuesday
Tuesday 29th @ 11:15pm (1hr 55min)
Action/ Horror/ Sci-fi (IMDB)
"A couple who participated in a potent medical experiment gain telekinetic ability and then have a child who is pyrokinetic."

Wednesday 30th @ 8pm (1hr 40min)
Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests."

Weird Wednesday
Wednesday 30th @ 10:45pm (1hr 30min)
Musical/ Sci-fi
"Young singers Alphie (George Gilmour) and Bibi (Catherine Mary Stewart) have big musical dreams when they leave Canada to compete in the Worldvision Song Festival. Though the festival's organizer, Mr. Boogalow (Vladek Sheybal), rigs the contest for others to win, he shows an interest in Alphie and Bibi, offering to sign them. But then Bibi is taken in by the evil, wild world of rock 'n' roll, and Alphie is determined to save her -- even though Boogalow says he owns both her and her soul."

Super Shangri-La Show Presents 
Sherlock Holmes Double Feature
The Scarlet Claw (1944)
Wednesday 30th @ 7pm (1hr 14min)
Crime/ Mystery/ Thriller (IMDB)
"When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster, but Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer."


Spider Woman (1944)
Wednesday 30th @ ~8:30pm (1hr 3min)
Mystery/ Thriller (IMDB)
"Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider."

Castro Theatre

I Wake Up Dreaming Presents
Pre-Code Triple Feature

Island of Lost Souls (1932)
Wednesday 30th @ 6:15pm (1hr 10min)
Adventure/ Horror/ Romance (IMDB)
"An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations."


Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931)
Wednesday 30th @ 7:45pm (1hr 38min)
Horror/ Sci-fi (IMDB)
"Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde."


Freaks (1932)
Wednesday 3th @ 9:45pm (1hr 4min)
Drama/ Horror (IMDB)
"A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance."

City of Women (1980)
Thursday 31st @ 6pm & 8:45pm (2hrs 19min)
Drama/ Fantasy (Google)
"This surreal exploration of male and female sexuality follows Snaporaz (Marcello Mastroianni), an Italian train passenger who pursues a beautiful woman. Trailing the lovely lady through a forest, Snaporaz ends up at a hotel populated by women gathered for a feminist conference. He soon realizes that he is an unwelcome presence and must evade hostile women, with some aid provided by the seemingly kind Donatella (Donatella Damiani). Can Snaporaz escape this strange ultra-feminine reality?"

Friday 1st @ 11:55pm (1hr 38min)
Crime/ Drama/ Thriller (IMDB)
"Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson."

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Friday 1st @ 10:30pm (1hr 41min)
Comedy/ Musical/ Horror (Google)
"In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky.""

Playing All Week
Thriller/ Horror (IMDB)
"It seemed perfect - a new house, a new marriage, a child soon to be born. But when Sarah and Matt invite their friends to celebrate, the situation turns deadly as they enter a burned-out prison on a ghost hunt."

Hitchcock Fest
Vertigo (1958)
Thursday 31st & Friday 1st @ 3:05pm (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)
Thursday 31st & Friday 1st @ 5:25pm & 9:50 pm (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."

Gothic Cinema
The Elephant Man (1980)
Thursday 31st @ 7:30pm (2hrs 4min)
Biography/ Drama (IMDB)
"A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity."


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