Events for May 10 – April 6 – TRYLON


(2015, 35mm, 120m) dir George Miller w/Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult. Miller’s unhinged masterpiece follows Furiosa (Theron) as she attempts to free a group of women from a vicious warlord with the help of one Max Rockatansky (Hardy). Find out why the car crash is an overlooked piece of cinematic art in our review […]

Showings: Jan. 22 7:00, Jan. 23 7:00, 9:30, Jan. 24 7:00, 9:30


(DCP, approx 70m) The film for this screening is one we wanted to have show in our Dystopia series (going on now) but couldn’t fit in. It’s a newer art film that was never released in Minneapolis. Tickets (one per member) are free for Trylon Club members with active subscriptions as of January 23, on […]


(2012, 35mm, 119m) dir Rian Johnson w/Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt. You are literally your own worst enemy in Johnson’s dystopian neo-noir crime thriller involving time travel, telekinesis, and fate. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:15 SUN 3:00

Showings: Jan. 27 7:00, Jan. 28 9:15, Jan. 29 3:00


(2014, DCP, 108m) dir Alex Garland w/Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson. Computer programmer Caleb (Gleeson) meets Nathan (Isaac), his eccentric CEO, and Nathan’s creation, the stunning robot Ava (Vikander). Among other sources, the drama draws from Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. FRI 9:30 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:30

Showings: Jan. 27 9:30, Jan. 28 7:00, Jan. 29 5:30


(2014, DCP, 113m) dir Doug Liman w/Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton. During an alien invasion, William Cage (Cruise), a public relations officer with no combat experience, dies on his first day on the battlefield—and then awakens to repeat the same day over and over. At Perisphere, MH Rowe writes about the joys of apocalypse, […]

Showings: Jan. 29 7:45, Jan. 30 7:00, 9:15, Jan. 31 7:00, 9:15


(1977, 35mm, 89m, Mandarin w/ English subtitles) dir Joseph Kuo w/Jack Long, Yi-Min Li, Yu Chang. When a kung fu master is awarded a plaque from the emperor, he sets out to prove himself by defeating the seven grandmasters. Do not miss the rare opportunity to catch this seminal martial arts film on 35mm. At Perisphere, […]

Showings: Feb. 3 7:00, Feb. 4 7:00, Feb. 5 3:00


(1970s and 1980s, 35mm, 70m) Film collector Dan Halsted presents a 35mm showcase of the strange, low-budget world of weird voiceovers, bizarre one-liners, and oddball gimmicks that promoters used to sell movies in the oversaturated markets of the 1970s and 1980s. These trailers include some of the weirdest two-minute roller-coaster rides of Italian horror, blaxploitation, […]

Showings: Feb. 3 9:00, Feb. 4 9:00, Feb. 5 5:00


(1933, DCP, 97m) dir Mervyn LeRoy w/Warren William, Joan Blondell, Dick Powell. Chantell Halsted brings her Hollywood Babylon series to the Trylon with this pre-Code gem. The Busby Berkeley choreography is sure to knock your socks off. 1:00


(1970, DCP, 115m, Italian w/English subtitles) dir Elio Petri w/Gian Maria Volontè, Florinda Bolkan, Gianni Santuccio. A chief homicide detective (Volontè) murders his mistress and then conducts the investigation into the crime, leaving obvious clues to prove that there can be no consequences for men in power. Petri’s biting satire of fascist political control is […]

Showings: Feb. 5 6:30, Feb. 6 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 7 7:00, 9:15


(1990, DCP, 102m) dir John Patrick Shanley w/Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Lloyd Bridges. Joe (Hanks), a hypochondriac working for an evil corporation, is diagnosed with an incurable disease. He agrees to jump into a volcano to appease an angry god. Along the way, he finds a reason to live. Ryan plays three roles in this […]

Showings: Feb. 10 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 11 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 12 3:00, 5:15


(1971, DCP, 106m) dir Damiano Damiani w/Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo. When seemingly every level of city and state government is rife with corruption, Police Commissioner Bonavia (Balsam) turns to illegal means to take down the mob—while trying to negotiate a tenuous relationship with the idealistic new deputy D.A. (Nero). Smart, gritty, and sardonic. […]

Showings: Feb. 12 7:30, Feb. 13 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 14 7:00, 9:15


(1928, DCP, 82m) dir Willi Wolff w/Ellen Richter, Ralph Arthur Roberts, Jacob Tiedtke. When the Emilsburg Morality Committee condemns Ninon de Hauteville’s (Richter) cabaret, she sets out to expose its hypocrisy. Richter was a German actress, dancer, and producer who appeared in more than 70 features between 1913 and 1933. These screenings are made possible […]

Showings: Feb. 17 7:00, Feb. 18 7:00, Feb. 19 3:00, 5:00


(1973, 35mm, 111m) dir Sergio Sollima w/Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi, Paola Pitagora. After prison warden Cipriani’s (Reed) wife is abducted, the kidnappers demand that he release a notorious convict, Ruiz (Testi). Full of twists and tension, this is a classic example of the polizzi flick. SUN 7:00  MON 7:00 9:15  TUE 7:00

Showings: Feb. 19 7:00, Feb. 20 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 21 7:00


(1982, DCP, 76m, English and Cantonese w/English subtitles) dir Wayne Wang w/Wood Moy, Marc Hayashi, Laureen Chew. Considered the first Asian-American feature to gain both wide distribution and critical acclaim, this singular comedy-drama-noir follows two San Francisco cabbies’ search for the title character, who has robbed them of $4,000. As a complex image of Chan […]

Showings: Feb. 24 7:00, Feb. 25 9:15, Feb. 26 3:00


(1995, DCP, 112m) dir Wayne Wang w/Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Harold Parrineau. This undervalued highlight of 1990s indie cinema, written by Paul Auster, boasts a remarkable ensemble cast that also features Forest Whitaker, Giancarlo Esposito, and Stockard Channing. Their lives intersect at a Brooklyn smoke shop, where they share in one another’s joys and miseries […]

Showings: Feb. 24 8:45, Feb. 25 7:00, Feb. 26 4:45


(1976, DCP, 99m) dir Alberto De Martino w/Stuart Whitman, John Saxon, Martin Landau. This gripping procedural follows misogynistic and homophobic Captain Tony Saitta (Whitman) as he attempts to find the person who killed his sister. It features one of cinema’s greatest car chases. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00

Showings: Feb. 26 7:00, Feb. 27 7:00, 9:00, Feb. 28 7:00, 9:00


(1957, 35mm, 96m, Russian w/English subtitles) dir Mikhail Kalatozov w/Tatyana Samoylava, Aleksey Batalov, Vassily Merkurev. Veronica (Samoylova) is separated from her love Boris (Batalov) when he is drafted to serve during World War II. She must contend with the sorrow and horrors of the home front. Check out Dan Howard’s review of Mikhail Kalatozov’s masterpiece […]

Showings: Mar. 3 7:00, Mar. 4 9:00, Mar. 5 3:00


(1960, DCP, 96m, Russian w/English subtitles) dir Mikhail Kalatozov w/Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Samoylava, Vassily Livanov. This harrowing, gorgeously photographed adventure film finds four diamond miners fighting for survival in the Siberian wilderness. The restoration was financed and supervised by Francis Ford Coppola. At Perisphere, Cole Seidl writes about Mikhail Kalatozov’s Soviet spin on the survival […]

Showings: Mar. 3 9:00, Mar. 4 7:00, Mar. 5 5:00


(1991, DCP, 237m, Mandarin w/English subtitles) dir Edward Yang w/Chang Chen, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang. Yang’s masterpiece chronicles the political turmoil of 1960s Taiwan via the gradual evolution of a teenage boy and a crime that rocked the nation. 7:00

Showings: Mar. 5 7:00, Mar. 6 7:00, Mar. 7 7:00


(1969, DCP, 95m, Czech w/English subtitles) dir Juraj Herz w/Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová. Bleak does not begin to describe this long-banned tale of a Czech crematorium director who’s obsessed with order and seduced by Nazi ideology. This restoration brings to life Herz’s fabulous camerawork and impressionistic set designs. At Perisphere, Jeremy Noble writes […]

Showings: Mar. 10 7:00, 9:00, Mar. 11 7:00, 9:00, Mar. 12 3:00, 5:00


(1985, DCP, 119m, Mandarin w/English subtitles) dir Edward Yang w/Chin Tsai, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, I-Chen Ko. Yang tells the story of Taiwan’s capital through the lives of a washed-up baseball player and his materialistic girlfriend. The film offers a mournful look at the clashing cultures of the city’s past and present. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:15

Showings: Mar. 12 7:00, Mar. 13 7:00, 9:15, Mar. 14 7:00, 9:15


(1991, 75m) dir Andreas Schnaas w/ Matthias Kerl, Ralf Hess, & Mathias Abbes. Two doctors bumble their way through a zombie apocalypse. What the filmmakers lacked in money they make up for in gratuitous violence. (Hilarious English dub version) 7:00 $5


(1976, DCP, 91m) dir John Carpenter w/Austin Stoker, Darwin Jostin, Laurie Zimmer. When a sadistic street gang besieges a police precinct office, a patrolman, the precinct secretary, and two jailed criminals forge an unlikely alliance. This early Carpenter film established him as a craftsman of horror and action. Is Assault on Precinct 13 as brutal […]

Showings: Mar. 17 7:00, 9:00, Mar. 18 7:00, 9:00, Mar. 19 3:00, 5:00


(2000, DCP, 173m, Mandarin w/English subtitles) dir Edward Yang w/Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata. Following a Taipei family over the course of a year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral, Yi Yi is a triumph that assured Yang’s place as a great filmmaker before his untimely death in 2007. At Perisphere, Azra […]

Showings: Mar. 19 7:00, Mar. 20 7:00, Mar. 21 7:00

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