Friday, August 5, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday): Rob Zombie's 31, Tim Burton's Batman, Cafe Flesh in 35mm

Hey guys! It's finally Friday and the weekend is just a handful of hours away. There are a lot of interesting events in store for us this weekend, and many of those are in 35mm. Today, tickets for an early screening of Rob Zombie's long awaited 31 go on sale! This event will also include a Skype Q&A with Rob Zombie himself. It's happening September 1st, but I'd definitely recommend getting your tickets early. 
There are some interesting scifi movies screenings at the Roxie, and the Alamo Drafthouse will be celebrating the release of The Bandit with a mystery Burt Reynolds marathon tomorrow. 
Read on for details!

Tickets on sale today for the preview night!
Thursday Sept 1st @ 7pm (1hr 42min)
Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns."

The exclusive premiere of Rob Zombie’s new horror film, 31, PLUS the world premieres of the “Gore Whore” and “Get Your Boots On” music videos, a one-on-one Q&A with Rob Zombie and a special look behind the scenes!

Saturday 6th @ 10am (1hr 24min)
Documentary (IMDB)
"Burt Reynolds and other crew members from the 1977 classic "Smokey and the Bandit" share their experiences with the late director and stuntman Hal Needham."


Mystery Burt Reynolds Marathon

Midnight Madness
Friday 5th & Saturday 6th @ 11:55pm (2hrs 6min)
Fantasy/ Crime (Google)
"Having witnessed his parents' brutal murder as a child, millionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) fights crime in Gotham City disguised as Batman, a costumed hero who strikes fear into the hearts of villains. But when a deformed madman who calls himself "The Joker" (Jack Nicholson) seizes control of Gotham's criminal underworld, Batman must face his most ruthless nemesis ever while protecting both his identity and his love interest, reporter Vicki Vale (Kim Basinger)."

Friday 5th @ 9:20pm (1hr 20min)
Cult/ Adult/ Scifi
"Café Flesh is a 1982 post-apocalyptic cult pornographic science fiction film designed and directed by Stephen Sayadian and co-written by Sayadian and Jerry Stahl. Music was composed and produced by noted music producer Mitchell Froom." (Wikipedia)
Screening in 35mm

Saturday 6th @ 9:20pm (1hr 20min)
Comedy/ Horror/ Scifi (IMDB)
"In this update, the granddaughter of the original Dr. Caligari engages in the not-entirely-sane science of transferring brain fluid between various patients at her asylum, including a cannibalistic killer and a nymphomaniacal housewife. This all happens in front of some of the most colorful, absurd, and impeccably styled environments and sets for a film ever made, and the film lends lurid color to some remarkably chic new-wave costumes and makeup."

Frederick Wiseman Restorations
Saturday 6th @ 2pm (1hr 24min)
Documentary (Google)
"The daily activities of New York City's Metropolitan Hospital, with a focus on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics."

Sunday 7th @ 2pm (1hr 24min)
Documentary/ History (Google)
"Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness."


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