WEEKEND ROUND UP: MONSTER MASH UP, RARE BRUCE LEE 35MM, RUTGER HAUER TRIBUTES, 70MM & MORE!

WEEKEND ROUND UP: MONSTER MASH UP, RARE BRUCE LEE 35MM, RUTGER HAUER TRIBUTES, 70MM & MORE!

It’s going to be a rather busy one this weekend, so take a look through and don’t forget to visit our ‘Theatres’ page to see more retro film houses and what else may be playing!

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FRIDAY AUGUST 9TH

Fri 6pm: Get set for the Universal Monster Mash at the Mahoning Drive In in Pennsylvania with a classic Monster Movie Double Feature of REVENGE OF THE CREATURE (1955) + THE MUMMY'S HAND (1940).

Fri 7pm: At the Greenville Drive In NY catch Christopher Reeve, the best screen Man of Steel, in SUPERMAN 2 (1980) with villainous General Zod played to perfection by Terrence Stamp. Also screens Saturday and Sunday.

Fri 7:30pm: Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre pays tribute to Rutger Hauer with a Double Feature of LADYHAWKE (1985) plus FLESH+BLOOD (1985) in 35mm.

Fri 7:30pm: Molly Shannon is hilarious in her cult favorite SUPERSTAR (1999) celebrating 20 years at Portland's Hollywood Theatre.

Fri 8pm: Music movies don't come too much more iconic than the visual odyssey that is PINK FLOYD: THE WALL (1982) screening in 35mm at Detroit's Redford Theatre.

Fri 9pm: The 1980s horror classic SLEEPAWAY CAMP (1983) screens at The Texas Theatre plus Q&A with actor Felissa Rose

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SATURDAY AUGUST 10TH

Sat 3pm: The beloved documentary of two society fixtures once the center of social circles who live on its outermost fringes in a dilapidated mansion in the East Hampton. GREY GARDENS (1975) screens with a New Restoration at Paramount Theatre in Austin Texas.

Sat 3pm: Weird Al Yankovic stars in the cult classic UHF (1989) at Texas Theatre in Dallas.

Sat 3:30pm & 6:30pm: No introduction needed for the influential science fiction landmark that is 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968), screening in 70mm at NYC's Museum of the Moving Image. The ONLY way it should be seen. Also at Sydney Australia's Ritz Cinema.

Sat 4:05pm: ICE STATION ZEBRA screens at NYC's Quad Cinema in 35mm and was known as of Howard Hughes' favorite movies with Oscar winning cinematography.

Sat 2:30pm & 7pm: The grandest of widescreen classics, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962), is presented in glorious 70mm at San Francisco's equally glorious film palace The Castro Theatre.

Sat 6:30pm: Wonderfully kitsch, THE BLOB (1958) stars a young Steve McQueen and will screen with an intro by Blob editor Al Hillmann at AFI Silver in Maryland.

Sat 7pm: SMITHEREENS (1982) is the wonderfully gritty punk era time capsule of Downtown 1980s Manhattan, screening at NYC's BAM Rose Cinemas.

Sat 6:45pm (Gates): The groundbreaking classic John Singleton BOYZ IN THE HOOD (1991) plays at the legendary Hollywood Forever Cemetery with live music by Questlove +DJ Pooh.

Sat 7:30pm: A super Rutger Hauer tribute Triple Feature of the brilliant THE HITCHER (1986) + NIGHTHAWKS (1981) + HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN (2011) all in 35mm! Screening at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre.

Sat 8:45pm: Venture back on board the Enterprise with all your favorote deep space explorers in STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN: DIRECTOR'S CUT (1982) at London's Prince Charles Cinema.

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SUN AUGUST 11TH

Sun 11:30am: Every game fan has a soft spot for MORTAL KOMBAT (1995), a film that is probably the only video game film to endure as a favorite, in all it's 90s techno glory. Screens at North Park Theatre in Buffalo New York. $5 Tix. Also screens Saturday.

Sun 1pm: Japanese classic GATE OF HELL (1953) was the first color film from the Daiei studio, made with imported Eastman color stock, screens in 35mm at Metrograph NYC.

Sun 2pm: Another in NYC's BAM Rose Cinemas spotlight on the defining American Female Directors of the 1980s with CROSSING DELANCEY (1988) in 35mm.

Sun 2:45pm: Robert De Niro and Liza Minelli star in Martin Scorsese's NEW YORK, NEW YORK (1977), original Directors Cut, at AFI Silver in Maryland.

Sun 3:35pm: The mightiest of all Martial Arts epics that thrust Bruce Lee into Western cinema history forever. ENTER THE DRAGON (1973) screens with a Super Rare 35mm Print of the UNCUT VERSION at London's Prince Charles Cinema.

Sun 8:25pm: Hitchcock's forever stunning NOTORIOUS (1946) stars Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman and screens at Scotland's Filmhouse Cinema.

Sun 9:35pm: THE SWIMMER (1968) continues NYC Film Forum's spotlight on Burt Lancaster.



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MIDNIGHT MOVIES!

Fri: TEEN WOLF (1985) at The Coolidge Corner Theatre in 35mm

Fri: ERASERHEAD (1977) in 35mm at Santa Monica's Aero Theatre.

Fri & Sat: VANISHING POINT (1971) at Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema (Williamsburg).

Fri & Sat: WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY (2007) at Chicago's Music Box Theatre.

Fri & Sat: NYC's IFC Center's Weekend lineup: ALIEN (1979), KUNG FU HUSTLE (2004 / 35mm Print), THE RING (2002), JULIEN DONKEY-BOY (1999 / 35mm Print), PULP FICTION (1994 - 11:40pm start)

Sat: MEATBALLS (1979) at The Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Sat: SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG (1971) at Maryland's AFI Silver. *11:30pm start




WRAPPING UP THE SUMMER WITH OUR MID WEEK ROUND UP!

WRAPPING UP THE SUMMER WITH OUR MID WEEK ROUND UP!

THE PICK OF MIDWEEK CULT FAVORITES AND CLASSICS

THE PICK OF MIDWEEK CULT FAVORITES AND CLASSICS