Events for December 28 – February 14, 2023 – TRYLON

DRIVE ANGRY

(2011, 35mm, 104m) dir Patrick Lussier w/Nic Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, David Morse. Milton (Cage) breaks out of hell with a 1964 Buick Riviera and a gun called the God Killer to stop a cult leader from sacrificing his granddaughter. The above premise pays off in almost every way, and Drive Angry is just […]


Showings: Jul. 31 7:15, Aug. 1 7:00, 9:15, Aug. 2 7:00, 9:15

ACROSS 110th STREET

(1972, 35mm, 102m) dir Barry Shear w/Yaphet Kotto, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Franciosa. When two small-time crooks knock off the mob for $30K, the case is assigned to the hard-bitten Mattelli (Quinn) and idealist Lt. Pope (Kotto), who must solve it before a gang war rips Harlem to shreds. A searing critique of police corruption and […]


Showings: Aug. 5 7:00, Aug. 6 9:15, Aug. 7 3:00

REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER 

(1975, 35mm, 112m) dir Milton Katselas w/Yaphet Kotto, Michael Moriarty, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo. An undercover officer (Blakely) is found dead, murdered by a rookie policeman (Moriarty) in the apartment of a drug kingpin. This gripping police procedural follows veteran Detective Blackstone (Kotto) as the events unfold. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15   Promotional […]


Showings: Aug. 5 9:15, Aug. 6 7:00, Aug. 7 5:15

RED ROCK WEST

(1993, DCP, 98m) dir John Dahl w/Nic Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle, J.T. Walsh. Michael (Cage) shows up in a Texas town hoping to get a job on an oil rig. Instead, he finds himself mistaken for a hitman. Mike takes the job, but trouble arrives when the real hitman shows up. SUN 7:30 […]


Showings: Aug. 7 7:30, Aug. 8 7:00, 9:00, Aug. 9 7:00, 9:00

THE RED AND THE WHITE

(1967, DCP, 90m, Hungarian w/ English subtitles) dir Miklós Janscó w/József Madaras, Tibor Molnár, András Kozák. A nightmarish view of the 1919 conflict between Hungarian communists and Tsarist troops. With this haunting and powerful film, Jancsó depicts the absurd brutality of war. FRI 7:00 SAT 8:45 SUN 3:00


Showings: Aug. 12 7:00, Aug. 13 8:45, Aug. 14 3:00

ELECTRA, MY LOVE

(1974, DCP, 70m, Hungarian w/English subtitles) dir Miklós Janscó w/Mari Töröcsik, György Cserhalmi, József Madaras. This richly inventive and experimental take on the Greek myth of Agamemnon is retold through the lens of the 1970s Soviet Union. Made up of only 12 long takes, this cinematic feat is deeply critical of Russian rule. FRI 9:00 […]


Showings: Aug. 12 9:00, Aug. 13 7:00, Aug. 14 5:00

VALLEY GIRL

(1983, DCP, 99m) dir Martha Coolidge w/Nic Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily. Julie (Foreman) is from the Valley. Randy (Cage) is not. That won’t stop them from falling for each other. Wonderful performances and a great script make Valley Girl an endearing New Wave Romeo and Juliet story. SUN 6:45 MON/TUES 7:00 9:00


Showings: Aug. 14 6:45, Aug. 15 7:00, 9:00, Aug. 16 7:00, 9:00

SMOOTH TALK

(1985, DCP, 123m) dir Joyce Chopra w/Laura Dern, Treat Williams, Mary Kay Place. In this Joyce Carol Oates adaptation, Connie (Dern, dazzling in her debut) is a 15-year-old free spirit who loves to flirt and hang at the mall with her friends. When a dangerous stranger (Williams) begins to stalk her, Connie is forced to […]


Showings: Aug. 19 7:00, 9:30, Aug. 20 7:00, 9:30, Aug. 21 3:00, 5:30

WILD AT HEART

(1990, 35mm, 125m) dir David Lynch w/Nic Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe. When Sailor (Cage) is released from prison, Lula (Dern) is there to meet him. Unfortunately, so is a contract killer hired by Lula’s mother. A David Lynch love story vividly brought to life by Cage. SUN 8:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30


Showings: Aug. 21 8:00, Aug. 22 7:00, 9:30, Aug. 23 7:00, 9:30

JE VEUX VOIR + BARMEH

BARMEH (ROUNDS) (2001, DCP, 8m, Lebanon, Arabic w/ English) dir Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige. Rounds is a video featuring Rabih Mroué, filmed driving through the streets of the city. Beirut is evoked through the driver’s stories and through sound, but the city is never seen; it is rendered invisible in an overexposed whiteness. However, […]

LA CIÉNAGA

(2001, 35mm, 101m, Spanish w/ English subtitles) dir Lucrecia Martel w/Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martin Adjemián.  A bourgeois Argentine family escapes the summer heat at a dilapidated country estate—where their dysfunction comes to the fore. This meticulous vision of social decay put Martel on the map. Read more at Perisphere. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN […]


Showings: Aug. 26 7:00, Aug. 27 9:00, Aug. 28 3:00

THE HEADLESS WOMAN

(2008, 35mm, 87m, Spanish w/ English subtitles) dir Lucrecia Martel w/María Onetto, Claudia Cantero, Inés Efron. Vero (Onetto) is distracted while driving along a deserted road and hits . . . something. Overcome by guilt, she spirals into paranoia. This 35mm print is presented courtesy of the Ruben/Bentson Moving Image Collection at Walker Art Center. […]


Showings: Aug. 26 9:00, Aug. 27 7:00, Aug. 28 5:00

MANDY

(2018, DCP, 121m) dir Panos Cosmatos w/Nic Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Bill Duke. A logger (Cage) embarks on a violent, drug-fueled quest to avenge his wife (Riseborough). Come for cults, chainsaws, and biker gangs; stay for Cage at his most unhinged. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30


Showings: Aug. 28 7:00, Aug. 29 7:00, 9:30, Aug. 30 7:00, 9:30

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

(1937, 35mm, 83m) dir David Hand w/Adriana Caselotti, Lucille La Verne, Harry Stockwell. Several diminutive companions harbor Snow White in their rustic cottage to protect her from a vain and murderous queen. Snow White’s massive success led to a boom of animated features. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN 1:00 3:00 5:00


Showings: Sep. 2 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 3 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 4 1:00, 3:00, 5:00

FOREVER A WOMAN

(1955, DCP, 106m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Yumeji Tsukioka, Ryôji Hayama, Junkichi Orimoto. Tanaka’s most personal film follows recently divorced Fumiko (Tsukioka), who learns she has late-stage breast cancer. Based on the life of poet Fumiko Nakajo, Forever is touching, inspiring, and masterfully directed. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Sep. 4 7:00, Sep. 5 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 6 7:00, 9:00

TAPE FREAKS SEPTEMBER

Join Tape Freaks as they present movies they love to audiences who don’t know what they’re in for until the title hits the screen! Shows are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets are $5. For more details, check out TapeFreaks.blogspot.com. 7:00 $5

BAMBI

(1942, DCP, 69m) dir David Hand w/Hardie Albright, Peter Behn, Donnie Dunagan. Originally panned for abandoning Disney’s signature fantasy themes, Bambi is now widely recognized for its enduring coming-of-age story and evocative depictions of a world compromised by humanity’s looming presence. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 1:15 3:00 4:45


Showings: Sep. 9 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 10 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 11 1:15, 3:00, 4:45

THE MOON HAS RISEN

(1955, DCP, 102m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Chishû Ryû, Shûji Sano, Hisako Yamane. Based on a script from Yasujirô Ozu, the gentle comedy Moon tells the tale of widower Mokichi (Ryû) as he navigates the marriages of his daughters in a changing society. SUN 6:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Sep. 11 6:30, Sep. 12 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 13 7:00, 9:00

ANONYMOUS CLUB

(2021, DCP, Australia, 83m) dir Danny Cohen. Shot on vivid 16mm film over a three-year period, Anonymous Club chronicles notoriously shy, Melbourne-based musician Courtney Barnett’s ups and downs on the world tour for her album Tell Me How You Really Feel. Featuring Barnett’s unguarded narration from her audio diary, recorded on a dictaphone provided by […]

LADY AND THE TRAMP

(1955, DCP, 76m) dir Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske w/Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts. When muzzled by the nanny, a posh cocker spaniel runs away and forges an unlikely bond with a stray. Pulled from circulation for its offensive ethnic stereotypes, Lady remains a moving film about class in a genre largely devoid of such […]


Showings: Sep. 16 7:00, Sep. 17 8:45, Sep. 18 1:15

THE GREAT MOUSE DETECTIVE

(1986, 35mm, 74m) dir Ron Clements, John Musker, Burny Mattinson w/Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin. Basil of Baker Street sets out to solve the mystery of a girl’s missing father. Musker and Clement’s success here dissuaded the corporation from abandoning its animation department and led to the so-called Disney Renaissance. FRI 8:45 SAT 7:00 […]


Showings: Sep. 16 8:45, Sep. 17 7:00, Sep. 18 3:00, 4:45

LOVE LETTER

(1953, DCP, 98m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Masayuki Mori, Yoshiko Kuga, Jûkichi Uno. Five years after the war, lovelorn veteran Mayumi (Mori) translates love letters from Japanese women to American G.I.s. Produced the year the U.S. occupation in Japan ended, Tanaka’s first film dives into the complexities faced by women in the postwar […]


Showings: Sep. 18 6:30, Sep. 19 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 20 7:00, 9:00

HELLINGER

(1997, DVD, 70m) dir Massimiliano Cerchi w/ Arthie Richard, Shannah Betz, James M. O’Donoghue. If you like goofy ripoffs of horror icons, you might love Hellinger. A fallen priest made a pact with Satan only to become a bootleg Pinhead with an unstoppable hunger for monologues and human souls. 7:00 $5

CINDERELLA 

(1950, DCP, 74m) dir Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske w/Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton. Forced into servitude by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella becomes determined to make an impression at the royal ball. Disney’s first commercial success since Snow White solidified the status of the iconic Disney princess. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 1:15 […]


Showings: Sep. 23 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 24 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 25 1:15, 3:00, 4:45

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