MID WEEK ROUND UP (APRIL 16 - 19)
We've sifted through the listings and here's a round up of what you can catch if you're more inclined to avoid weekend crowds! Click the cinema links to follow through for more info and tickets.
ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (1938 / DCP)
Tues 17th April 6:30pm
Prince Charles Cinema, London UK
Rocky Sullivan (James Cagney) and Jerry Connolly (Pat O'Brien) were brought up in one of New York's toughest neighborhoods, Hell's Kitchen. While his buddy Rocky gets caught up in racketeering in reform school, Jerry decides to become a priest. Years later, Rocky is released from prison and returns to Hell's Kitchen, where Jerry works with at-risk children. Rocky wants a temporary safe haven with his old friend before resuming his life of crime, but Jerry hesitates, testing their relationship.
Film School Drop Outs presents:
IDLE HANDS (1999)
Wednesday, April 18th 9:30pm
The Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Film School Drop Outs presents the 1999 stoner film that gives horror movies the finger & features a “BONG RIPS FOR SATAN” pre-show. Just in time for 4/20! Revel in reliving the 90s with heartthrobs Jessica Alba and Devon Sawa and our favorite cooky sidekick Seth Green.
45th Anniversary Screening / 35mm Print
PAPER MOON (1973)
Tuesday, April 16th 6:15pm
Prince Charles Theater, London
Real-life father and daughter Ryan and Tatum O'Neal team up as slick con-artists Moses Pray and Addie Loggins in 1930s Kansas. When "Moze" is unexpectedly saddled with getting the 9-year-old Addie to relatives in Missouri after the death of her mother, his attempt to dupe her out of her money backfires, and he's forced to take her on as a partner. Swindling their way through farm country, the pair is nearly done in by a burlesque dancer (Madeline Kahn) and an angry bootlegger.
'The Deuce' film series / Rare 35mm Print
HIT LIST (1989)
Thurs April 19th 9:30pm
Nitehawk Cinema, Brooklyn NY
'The Deuce' series pays tribute to the grindhouse and smut theatres of 42nd Street Times Square before it became Disney-fied. The crew singles out a film house from strip to highlight and finds a film playing on their screen around the same time decades earlier; complete with a beat up old 35mm print! Maniacal, Machiavellian mob-boss Rip Torn hires unhinged hit-man/surly shoe-salesman Lance Henriksen to tie up some loose ends… but a mundane mistake leads to murderous mayhem!! When an erroneous kidnapping gets dutiful dad Jan-Michael Vincent moderately miffed – he goes gunning for vengeance on the seedy streets, in a riotous race to save his son from the mafia scum.
Muppets Quadruple Feature!
LABYRINTH (1986 / DCP)
MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND (1996 / 35mm Print)
MUPPET MOVIE SING ALONG (1979 / DCP)
THE DARK CRYSTAL (1982 / New Restoration)
From 12pm Tues April 16th
The Brattle Cinema, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Get your Jim Henson fix with some of the most endearing and enduring puppetry comedy antics and fantasy favorites. Although CGI dominates the visual effects landscape, there's something memorable about the artistry and actual physical human talent that goes into the creation of the wonderful characters in each of these films. Get set for four of the best with this stellar marathon lineup!
Fashion In Film spotlight
THE CELL (2000 / 35mm Print)
Tues April 17th 7:30pm
Hollywood Theatre, Portland OR
Fashion in Film, curated by Portland Monthly style editor Eden Dawn and fashion writer Marjorie Skinner, celebrates its fourth anniversary with a special Design Week showing of this dark costume fantasy in 35mm. See one killer costume after another on the big screen with a special presentation of local leather line Colty beforehand.
DIVA (1981 / 35mm Print)
Wed April 18th 7:30pm
Hollywood Theatre, Portland OR
Jean-Jacques Beineix's gorgeous visual feast. Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller. Presented in 35mm.
Film Noir 2018 Festival
DRAGNET (1954 / 35mm Print) plus LOOPHOLE (1954 / 35mm Print*)
Wednesday, April 18th 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood CA
First, Jack Webb stars as taciturn Sgt. Joe Friday in the feature-length expansion of the hit TV series. Then, one of the rarest films of the original noir era, as unjustly framed bank clerk Barry Sullivan is pursued to the brink of insanity by a fanatically righteous insurance investigator. Discussion following DRAGNET with actress Ann Robinson *35mm print courtesy of the Film Noir Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
BATMAN RETURNS (1992 / 35mm Print)
Wed April 19th 9:20pm
Roxy Cinema, New York City
The cat, the bat and the penguin... Parents freaked out and WB executives scratched their heads when Tim Burton delivered this dark and twisted fantasy, relegating the titular hero to the background to allow the villains to chew the scenery. Gorgeous in 35mm!
New 4K Restoration
QUAI DES ORFÈVRES (1947)
Must end Thursday April 19th
Film Forum, New York City
Various session times click HERE
One of the unrecognized masterpieces of the post-war French cinema, a Noir tour de force that won Clouzot the coveted Best Director prize at Venice.
THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933 / DCP)
Wed, April 18th 2:30pm
French Cinematheque, Paris
One of the original Universal Monster Movies, Claude Raines plays Dr. Jack Griffin who discovers the secret of invisibility. James Whale's directorial classic sports a gleefully wicked performance from Raines and the effects work that was revolutionary for the 1930s.
Program notes by the respective cinemas.