Monday, August 8, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Monday to Friday): Anguish, Microwave Massacre, The End of Noir Triple Feature

I hope everyone had a great weekend and got to watch some cool movies. We're back to the workweek and the means we have a whole new lineup to look forward to. This week is particularly 80's horror heavy (which I'm not complaining about!) but there's also a good amount of noir and monster movies as well. Read on for the details.

Terror Tuesday
Tuesday 9th @ 10pm (1hr 29min)
Horror/ Psychological Thriller (Google)
"Teen friends Patty (Talia Paul) and Linda (Clara Pastor) head to a theater to watch the latest slasher movie, "Mommy," featuring a deranged matriarch (Zelda Rubinstein) who hypnotizes her son (Michael Lerner) to steal other people's eyeballs and return them to her. Unfortunately for the girls, while the on-screen killer nabs victims in a movie theater, a deranged "Mommy" fan (Ángel Jovè) creeps through the film's audience, reenacting the movie's murders in real time."

Weird Wednesday 
Wednesday 10th @ 9:30pm (1hr 28min)
Drama/ Horror (Google)
"Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult."

It! Curse of the Golem (1966)
Wednesday 10th @ 7:30 (1hr 37min)
Horror/ Science Fiction (Google)
"A British mama's boy (Roddy McDowall) brings to life the statue of a pointy-headed 16th-century monster."


Curse of the Faceless Man (1958)
Wednesday 10th (1hr 7min)
Cult/ Horror (Google)
"A scientist's (Richard Anderson) girlfriend (Elaine Edwards) is kidnapped by a stony Etruscan gladiator-slave found near Pompeii."

I Wake Up Dreaming Presents
The End of Noir Triple Feature
Under Age (1941)
Wednesday 10th @ 6:30pm (59min)
Drama/ Crime (Google)
"A teenager helps the authorities expose a chain of tourist camps employing homeless girls to swindle men."


I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
Wednesday 10th @ 7:45pm (1hr 22min)
Drama/ Drama/ Noir (IMDB)
"Glamorous starlet Vicky Lynn (Carole Landis) is murdered, and the cops want to pin the killing on her manager, fast-talking Frankie Christopher (Victor Mature). But the more Vicky's sensible sister, Jill (Betty Grable), finds out about Frankie, the less she suspects him of the crime. As Jill and Frankie fall in love, the detective in charge of the case (Laird Cregar) develops a morbid obsession with punishing Frankie, leading to a shocking conclusion."


The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Wednesday 10th @ 9:30pm (1hr 5min)
Crime/ Drama/ Horror (IMDB)
"After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters."

80's Double Feature
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."


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."

Thursday 11th @ 9pm (1hr 16min)
Slasher/ Horror (Google)
"Fed up of his wife's bad cooking, Donald kills her and turns to cannibalism to satisfy his appetite."

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."

Starts Wednesday 10th 
"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...!"

Frederick Wiseman Restorations
Thursday 11th @ 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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