Friday, August 12, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday): Kubrick in Color, Ms. 45, Wes Ander-Thon

Here we are at the end of another week, looking forward to what the weekend has to offer. And the bay area does not disappoint! Today is the beginning of Wes Ander-Thon at the Roxie Theatre. It's a collaboration between Midnites for Maniacs, the Roxie Theatre, and Spoke Art, and will have a limited print available for purchase. Earlier this week, the premier of Showgirls: The Musical started playing at the Victoria Theatre and will continue until the 27th. So if you can't make it out this weekend, you still have time. And if you really want to get out of your comfort zone, this is the last week of Frederick Wiseman's documentaries at the Yerba Buena Theatre. Read on for details! 

Starting Today
Playing all weekend (1hr 29min)
Action/ Thriller (Google)
"An ex-convict (Mel Gibson) battles Mexican drug dealers who are trying to kill his estranged daughter (Erin Moriarty)."

Kubrick in Color
Saturday 13th @ 12pm (2hrs 40min)
Drama/ Horror (IMDB)
"A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future."

The Goonies (1985)
Friday 12th @ 7pm (1hr 54min)
Action/ Romance (Google)
"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."

Also screening at Dolores Park Saturday night around 8pm


The Lost Boys (1987)
Friday 12th @ 9:10pm (1hr 38min)
Comedy/ Fantasy/ Horror (IMDB)
"After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires."

Friday 12th @ 9:40pm (2hrs 36min)
Saturday 13th @ 9:30pm
Fantasy/ Horror/ Mystery (IMDB)
"A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter."

Sunday 14th @ 5pm (1hr 21min)
Crime/ Drama/ Thriller (IMDB)
"A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York after dark and randomly kills men with a .45 caliber gun."

Presented by Midnites for Maniacs,
The Roxie Theatre,
and Spoke Art

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th
"Celebrating 20 Years of Wes Anderson with a complete 10-Film Festival as well as the release of Spoke Art Gallery’s new book – THE WES ANDERSON COLLECTION: BAD DADS ART. Accompanied by a new limited edition print in Spoke Art’s ongoing Roxie poster series, designed by acclaimed illustrator Max Dalton."

Bottle Rocket

Life Aquatic (with Steve Zissou)
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Darjeeling Limited

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Moonrise Kingdom
Grant Budapest Hotel

Starts Screening Friday 12th @ 9:15pm (1hr 26min)
Fantasy/ Science Fiction (Google)
"After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory. Five interwoven stories explore different facets of life without memory in a future that has no past."

Playing All Weekend 
"Don't miss the West Coast Premiere of this New York Off-Broadway Already-Cult-Classic Stage Show! If you thought SHOWGIRLS the movie was a riot, wait until you experience the live stage show...! And with Peaches Christ in the role of Crystal, accompanying the incredibly gifted April Kidwell as Nomi, you know it's going to be a once-in-a-lifetime blend of Peaches Christ parody and this utterly wild stage show, the likes of which may never be seen again...!"

(Discounted tickets are available through Goldstar)

Fredrick Wiseman Restorations
Saturday 13th @ 2pm (1hr 24min)
Cinéma vérité/Documentary 
"The daily activities of New York City's Metropolitan Hospital, with a focus on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics."

Saturday 13th @ 7:30pm (1hr 15min)
Cinéma vérité/Documentary (Google)
"What really happens inside the walls of an American high school? Famed documentarian Frederick Wiseman answers that question in this peek inside Philadelphia's Northeast High School, where the students constantly clash with the teachers, and the teachers wage their own battle against the administration. Delving into the everyday struggle the teachers face to discipline their unruly charges, the documentary offers a glimpse into the highs and lows at an urban public school."


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