Friday, April 15, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday)

Hey everyone! Who else is ready for the weekend? I know I am, and the next couple of days are totally filled up with special events and movie marathons. Bring on the popcorn!

With Special Guests
Neill Blomkamp and Adam Savage
Sunday 17th @ 3pm (1hr 53min)
Action/ Sci-fi (IMDB)
"An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology."

Video Vortex
Sunday 17th @ 10pm (1hr 22min)
Horror (IMDB)
"When the Army takes over a former asylum, they discover that some inmates are still living in solitary confinement there, and become murderous zombies."

Midnites for Maniacs Double Feature
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Friday 15th @ 7:20pm (1hr 39min)
Fantasy (Google)
"Kurt Russell plays hard-boiled truck driver Jack Burton, who gets caught in a bizarre conflict within, and underneath, San Francisco's Chinatown. An ancient Chinese prince and Chinatown crime lord has kidnapped a beautiful green-eyed woman, who is the fiancee to Jack's best friend. Jack must help his friend rescue the girl before the evil Lo Pan uses her to break the ancient curse that keeps him a fleshless and immortal spirit."


Never Too Young to Die (1986)
Friday 15th @ 9:30pm (1hr 32min)
Action/ Drama/ Advnture (IMDB)
"A spy's son (John Stamos) inherits the case of a heavy-metal he-she (Gene Simmons) out to foul city water with a floppy disk."

Special Event

followed by 
Spice World (1997)
Saturday 16th @ 3pm & 8pm 
"When the drag needs more than the usual flavors... starring KATYA ZAMOLODCHIKOVA, HONEY MAHOGANY, ANNA PHYLACTIC, CHEDDAR GORGEOUS, PEACHES CHRIST herself, and more! The Castro Theatre, Saturday April 16th, 3pm & 8pm Don't miss the World Premiere of Peaches Christ's latest cult movie send-up, the riotous and anarchic "SPICE GIRLS"! The live show will precede a rare screening of the 1997 film Spice World."

Ken Adam Triple Feature 
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Sunday 17th @ 1pm & 7:15pm (1hr 35min)
Fantasy (Google)
"A film about what could happen if the wrong person pushed the wrong button -- and it played the situation for laughs. U.S. Air Force General Jack Ripper goes completely insane, and sends his bomber wing to destroy the U.S.S.R. He thinks that the communists are conspiring to pollute the "precious bodily fluids" of the American people."


The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Sunday 17th @ 2:50pm & 9:05pm (2hrs 5min)
Thriler/ Action (Google)

"In a globe-trotting assignment that has him skiing off the edges of cliffs and driving a car deep underwater, British super-spy James Bond (Roger Moore) unites with sexy Russian agent Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) to defeat megalomaniac shipping magnate Karl Stromberg (Curt Jurgens), who is threatening to destroy New York City with nuclear weapons. Bond's most deadly adversary on the case is Stromberg's henchman, Jaws (Richard Kiel), a seven-foot giant with terrifying steel teeth."


The Madness of King George (1994)
Sunday 17th @ 5:10pm (1hr 50min)
Biography/ Comedy/ Drama (IMDB)
"Aging King George III (Nigel Hawthorne) of England is exhibiting signs of madness, a problem little understood in 1788. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and near-violent outbursts of temper, his hapless doctors attempt the ineffectual cures of the day. Meanwhile, Queen Charlotte (Helen Mirren) and Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger (Julian Wadham) attempt to prevent the king's political enemies, led by the Prince of Wales (Rupert Everett), from usurping the throne."

Hitchcock Fest
North by Northwest (1959)
Friday 15th @ 7:30pm (2hrs 16min)
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th @ 3pm & 7:30pm
Thriller/ Drama (Google)
"This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences."


Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th @ 5:30pm & 10pm (1hr 48min)
Drama/ Thriller (Google)
"Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) visits his relatives in Santa Rosa. He is a very charming man, but his niece slowly realizes that he is wanted for murder and he soon recognizes her suspicions. Although one of the suspected murderers is killed and the case is considered closed, she still has her suspicions."


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