Friday, December 8, 2017

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday): Gremlins Rule Breakers Movie Party, Another Wolfcop, Time Tunnel Toy Fair

Are you guys getting ready for the holiday season? Because I know a place that might be a lot of help with that, and it happens to be this weekend...

Yes, the San Jose Super Toy and Collectable Show is back at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds this Saturday! The special guests this time is a very familiar and prolific horror icon, Bill Moseley! And when you've done enough paroozing, why not catch a movie?

The Roxie Theatre is Yorgos Lanthimos themed for the next couple of days and it's all starting tonight with a double feature of his lesser celebrated films. Then, The Killing if a Sacred Deer will take over Saturday and Sunday.

This is also the weekend of the Gremlins Rule Breakers Movie Party screenings, which will be happening at select theatres. We're actually getting two at the San Francisco Alamo Drafthouse, even though one is already sold out...

And last but not least, tonight Another Wolfcop is screening for one night only at the Roxie Theatre! 9pm, be there!

Saturday 9th @ 11:45pm (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 10th @ 10:05 (2hrs)
Comedy/ Horror/ Fantasy (IMDB)
The tale of a cute and furry Christmas gift that multiplies into many, many, many terrifying Christmas gifts, GREMLINS is a sublimely perfect mix of comedy and horror. This December, Warner Bros. Classics presents a movie party celebration of the hilarious and wickedly scary 1984 film, featuring a special conversation with director Joe Dante that’ll take you behind the scenes of this all-time classic.

Yorgos Lanthimos Double Feature

Friday 8th @ 7pm (1hr 34min)
Drama/ Thriller (IMDB)
The father, the mother and their three kids live at the outskirts of a city. There is a tall fence surrounding the house. The kids have never been outside that fence. They are being reared in the manner that their parents deem appropriate, without any influence from the outside world. The only person allowed to enter the house is Christina. She works as a security guard at the father's business. The father arranges her visits to the house in order to appease the sexual urges of the son. The whole family is fond of her, especially the eldest daughter. One day Christina gives her as a present a headband that has stones that glow in the dark and asks for something in return.


Friday 8th @ 8:45pm (1hr 33min)
International/ Drama/ Special Interest (Rotten Tomatoes)
Yorgos Lanthimos's follow-up to his Academy Award nominee (and cult sensation) Dogtooth is another darkly comic, absurdist vision of (in)human relationships, focusing on a mysterious underground organization that helps mourners get over their losses by impersonating the deceased. -- (C) Kino Lorber

Friday 8th @ 9pm (1hr 22min)
Comedy/ Horror (IMDB)
Alcoholic werewolf cop Lou Garou springs into action when an eccentric businessman with evil intentions seduces Woodhaven's residents with a new brewery and hockey team in this outrageous horror-comedy sequel.

Screening All Weekend (2hrs 1min)
Drama/ Horror/ Mystery (IMDB)
Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their two exemplary children, 12-year-old Bob (Sunny Suljic) and 14-year-old Kim (Raffey Cassidy). Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin (Barry Keoghan), a fatherless teen who Steven has covertly taken under his wing. As Martin begins insinuating himself into the family's life in ever-more unsettling displays, the full scope of his intent becomes menacingly clear when he confronts Steven with a long-forgotten transgression that will shatter the Murphy family's domestic bliss.


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