|Special One Night Events &
Limited Engagements, Sneak Previews in October:
Wednesday, October 7 7:30 PM JOHN HUGHES
John Hughes Double Feature: New 35mm print!
PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES,
1987, Paramount, 93 min. Dir. John Hughes. On the road, businessman Steve Martin meets an
obnoxious chatterbox (John Candy), and the two opposites get stuck together as
Murphys Law affects every attempt they make to reach their destinations. Trailer
New 35mm Print! THE GREAT OUTDOORS, 1988, Universal, 91 min. Dir. Howard Deutch.
John Candy takes his family on a vacation in the woods, only to find his idyll
shattered by boorish in-law Dan Aykroyd. Discussion in between
films with Howard Deutch and Edie McClurg. Trailer
More John Hughes at the Egyptian.
Thursday, October 8 7:30 PM
William Wyler Double Feature: THE COLLECTOR, 1965, Sony Repertory, 119 min. Dir. William Wyler.
William Wylers blood-chilling adaptation of John Fowles first novel stars
Terence Stamp as a disturbed young Londoner who graduates from collecting butterflies to
imprisoning Samantha Eggar. Trailer
THE CHILDRENS HOUR, 1961, MGM
Repertory, 107 min. Dir. William Wyler. Schoolteachers Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine
are victimized by a vicious, gossip-minded student in this adaptation of Lillian
Hellmans play. Also starring James Garner. Trailer
Friday, October 9 7:30 PM
New Hollywood Double Feature: 30th Anniversary!
BEING THERE, 1979, Warner Bros., 130 min.
Dir. Hal Ashby. Peter Sellers plays a wide-eyed innocent raised in isolation who learns
everything that he knows from television. Trailer
THE LANDLORD, 1970, MGM Repertory, 112 min. Dir. Hal
Ashby. In this sharp, funny dramedy, Beau Bridges plays the title role, a man who buys a
tenement building with the intention of renovating it himself -- only to change his plans
after he interacts with the tenants. Clip
Saturday, October 10 7:30 PM SCI-FI
Family Sci-Fi Double Feature: FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR, 1986, Buena Vista
Pictures, 90 min. Dir. Randal Kleiser. An alien spaceship yanks a young boy (Fred Savage)
from his home and brings him back eight years later -- but hes still the same age! Trailer
EXPLORERS, 1985, Paramount, 109 min. Dir. Joe Dante.
Ethan Hawke made his feature film debut playing a 12-year-old boy who dreams of going into
outer space; River Phoenix and Jason Presson are the friends who help him get there. Discussion in between films with director Randal Kleiser. Trailer
More family screenings at the Egyptian.
Sunday, October 11 7:30 PM SOLD OUT
Werner Herzog in Person! Book Signing and Screening: FITZCARRALDO, 1982, IPMA, 158 min.
Rubber baron and music fanatic Fitzcarraldo (Klaus Kinski) journeys down the darkest
byways of the Amazon to build an opera house in the heart of the rainforest. Discussion following with director Werner Herzog, who also will be
signing copies of his recently published diary Conquest of the Useless: Reflections
From the Making of "Fitzcarraldo" at Every Picture Tells A Story at 6:00 PM.
Thursday, October 15 7:30 PM ITVS
ITVS Documentary Series: COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS, 2009, 65 min. Dirs. Benjamin Franzen &
Kembrew McLeod. This documentary examines the creative and commercial value of musical
sampling, including the related debates over artistic expression, copyright law and (of
course) money. Trailer
Free admission! RSVP to CommunityCinema@gmail.com for priority
seating. Panel discussion following with participants to be announced. About
ITVS Community Cinema: Community Cinema, produced by the Independent
Television Service, is a free monthly screening series in nearly 60 cities across the
U.S., featuring films from PBS Emmy Award-winning series "Independent
Saturday, October 17 7:30 PM AIRPORT TRIPLE FEATURE
Triple Features, Trilogies and Triple Bills!
Enjoy three classic films for the price of one! This months Aero Triple Bill is all
three of the AIRPORT movies:
AIRPORT, 1970, Universal, 137 min. Dir. George Seaton. The success of this disaster movie paved
the way for the wave of 1970s movies that followed. Featuring an all-star cast including
Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg. Jacqueline Bissett, Helen Hayes (who won the
Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance) and more, the story revolves around a
manager in a fictional Chicago airport who tries to keep the airport open during a
snowstorm, while a suicidal bomber plots to blow up a Boeing 747. Trailer
AIRPORT 75, 1975,
Universal, 107 min. Dir. Jack Smight. When a 747 is rendered pilotless after crashing into
a smaller plane, the control tower needs to figure out how to get someone aboard who can
fly the jet. Trailer
AIRPORT 77, 1977, Universal, 114 min. Dir.
Jerry Jameson. In the third entry in the series, Jack Lemmon pilots a corporate jet that
crashes into the water when an incompetent hijacker rams it into an offshore oil rig. Guests to be announced! Enjoy three classic films for the price of one!
Sunday, October 18 4:00 PM
Double Feature: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS, 1963, Sony Repertory, 104 min. Dir.
Don Chaffey. Heroic Greek warrior Jason travels to the farthest ends of the earth in
search of the legendary Golden Fleece, in this glorious adventure featuring some of Ray
Harryhausens most memorable visual effects. Trailer
THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD,
1973, Sony Repertory, 105 min. Dir. Gordon Hessler. A rousing sequel to the classic 7th
VOYAGE OF SINBAD, GOLDEN VOYAGE follows our resourceful hero as he tries to solve the
riddle of a mysterious occult map. All ticket holders will be
eligible for a drawing for a free Ray Harryhausen limited edition print from Every Picture
Tells A Story. Trailer
Thursday, October 22 7:30 PM PADDY CHAYEFSKY
Double Feature: NETWORK,
1976, MGM Repertory, 120 min. Director Sidney Lumet helmed this vitriolic dissection
of network television from Paddy Chayefskys Oscar-winning script. Peter Finch won a
posthumous Oscar as Best Actor for his performance as Howard Beale, the fired news
anchorman who goes mad on nationwide TV. Faye Dunaway (Oscar winner for Best Actress) is
the new creative honcho who angles to exploit Beales madness to boost ratings. Trailer
THE HOSPITAL, 1971, MGM Repertory, 103 min. Dir. Arthur
Hiller. In a film that remains strikingly timely today, Paddy Chayefsky dismantles New
York Citys disintegrating public healthcare system with this darkly comic indictment
that won an Oscar for best screenplay. His personal life in a shambles, George C. Scott is
the chief of medicine at a hospital where patients are dying from caregivers errors
and mistaken identities, and absurdity takes over from science. Also starring Diana Rigg. Trailer
Saturday, October 24 7:30 PM IN PERSON
Ray Bradbury Tribute: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, 1983, Disney, 95 min.
Dir. Jack Clayton. A strange carnival comes to a small town, bringing with it Mr. Dark
(Jonathan Pryce), a sinister impresario who bewitches many of the towns inhabitants
with apparent answers to their dreams. Or is it their nightmares? Ray Bradbury adapted the
screenplay from his novel. Writer Ray
Bradbury will introduce the screening. From 4 - 7 PM, Ray
Bradbury will attend a reception and book signing at Every Picture Tells A Story,
introducing a new limited edition print of his painting, THE DARK CARNIVAL. Trailer
Sunday, October 25 7:30 PM IN PERSON
Steve Railsback In-Person!
Double Feature: THE STUNT MAN, 1980,
20th Century Fox, 131 min. Dir. Richard Rush. Steve Railsback plays an escaped convict who
stumbles onto a film set and accidentally causes the death of a stunt man. Peter
OToole stars as the enigmatic, god-like director who offers to hide him from the
police if he will replace the stunt man and help finish the film. Trailer
ED GEIN (aka IN THE LIGHT OF THE MOON), 2000, 89 min. Dir.
Chuck Parello. Steve Railsback is both chilling and disturbingly human as Wisconsin serial
killer Ed Gein, a reclusive farmer whose troubled relationship with his mother manifests
itself in some of the most horrific crimes of the 20th century. Discussion
between films with actor Steve Railsback and director Richard Rush. Trailer
Wednesday, October 28 7:30 PM SNEAK PREVIEW
Sneak Preview! THE GLASS HOUSE, 2009, 92 min. Dir. Hamid Rahmanian.
Four Iranian girls strive to pull themselves out of the margins by attending a
one-of-a-kind rehabilitation center in uptown Tehran. With a virtually invisible camera,
the girls of THE GLASS HOUSE take us on a never-before-seen tour of the underclass of
Iran, examining sexual abuse, drug addiction and abandonment. Discussion
following with director Hamid Rahmanian and writer Melissa Hibbard. Trailer
Thursday, October 29 7:30 PM 25th ANNIVERSARY
Directors Cut! AMADEUS, 1984, Warner Bros., 180 min. Dir. Milos Forman. This
sumptuous period biopic, adapted by Peter Shaffer from his play, was nominated for 11
Oscars and won eight, including Best Picture. In flashbacks from the insane asylum where
he is confined, composer Antonio Salieri (Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham) tells the story
of his rivalry with precocious genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce), whose
outlandish personality offends Salieris more finely tuned sensibilities. Trailer