Events for April 6 – May 24 – TRYLON

EMPEROR OF THE NORTH

(1973, DCP, 118m) dir Robert Aldrich w/Lee Marvin, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner. In the depths of the Great Depression, sadistic conductor Shack (Borgnine) will stop at nothing to keep hobos off his train. A-No.1 (Marvin) is set on challenging Shack and becoming “the Emperor of the North Pole” (the world’s best hobo, ruling a vast, […]


Showings: Apr. 16 7:00, Apr. 17 7:00, 9:15, Apr. 18 7:00, 9:15

TO CATCH A THIEF

(1955, DCP, 106m) w/Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis. John “The Cat” Robie (Grant) is a retired burglar enjoying the French Riviera. Problem is, there’s a new Cat in town, plundering jewels from the ritziest hotels with abandon. Robie must clear his name. Enter Frances (Kelly), who might be the perfect bait to catch […]

MARTY

(1955, 35mm 90m) dir Delbert Mann w/Betsy Blair, Joe Mantell. Marty (Borgnine), an easily ruffled unmarried butcher, has given up hope of finding love—when along comes schoolteacher Clara Snyder (Blair). Winner of the Palme D’Or and Best Picture Oscar, Marty is brought to life by the sensitive performances of Borgnine (who won the Best Actor […]


Showings: Apr. 23 7:30, Apr. 24 7:00, 9:00, Apr. 25 7:00, 9:00

MARNIE

(1964, DCP, 130m) w/Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel. Marnie (Hedren) is a compulsive thief, in seclusion after lifting ten grand from a former employer. After landing a job at a publishing company owned by Mark Rutland (Connery), she finds herself attracted to her new boss. But he’s got dark secrets of his own, including […]

THE PRINCESS BRIDE

(1987, DCP, 98m) dir Rob Reiner w/Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon. A farm boy (Elwes) embarks on an “inconceivable” quest to save the beautiful Princess Buttercup (Wright) from the evil Prince Humperdinck (Sarandon). Filled with revenge, chases, escapes, and miracles. And Carol Kane. Is The Princess Bride more than just a fun storybook adventure? Jake […]


Showings: Apr. 28 7:00, Apr. 29 9:30, Apr. 30 1:00, 3:00

STARDUST

(2007, DCP, 127m) dir Matthew Vaughn w/Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro. Vaughn (director of Kingsman and also that good X-Men movie with Kevin Bacon) directs this film from a story by Neil Gaiman (writer of, well, you probably know). It stars Charlie Cox (Daredevil is coming back) and has princes, pirates, […]


Showings: Apr. 28 9:00, Apr. 29 7:00, Apr. 30 5:00

THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE

(1972, DCP, 117m) dir Ronald Neame w/Gene Hackman, Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen. The aging cruise ship Poseidon is set to sail one last time before being scrapped. Its industrialist owners order the captain (Nielsen) to travel at full speed without sufficient ballast. Though countless disaster movies have tried to copy Poseidon, none has equaled it. […]


Showings: Apr. 30 7:30, May. 1 7:00, 9:15, May. 2 7:00, 9:15

BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA

(1974, 35mm, 112m) w/Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber. A wealthy rancher offers a million dollars for the head of the man who got his daughter pregnant. Seedy barroom pianist Bennie (Oates) heads to Mexico, determined to claim the bounty. Read essays by Sophie Durbin and Lucas Hardwick at Perisphere. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:15 SUN 3:00 […]


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

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

(2000, 35mm, 98m, Cantonese w/English subtitles) dir Wong Kar Wai w/Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung. Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Leung) and Su Li-zhen (Cheung) move into adjacent apartments on the same day, then discover their spouses are having an affair. Deliriously beautiful and filled with a powerful sense of longing, In the Mood is a […]


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

PAT GARRETT & BILLY THE KID

(1973, DCP, 115m) w/Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn, Jason Robards, Bob Dylan. Sheriff Garrett (Coburn) is forced to hunt down his old friend Billy the Kid (Kristofferson). Peckinpah’s last great western was heavily edited by the studio and panned by critics. Finally available in its longer, better cut, it has become one of Peckinpah’s most hailed […]


Showings: May. 12 7:00, 9:15, May. 13 7:00, 9:15, May. 14 3:00, 5:15

THE HEROIC TRIO

(1993, DCP, 88m, Cantonese w/English subtitles) dir Johnnie To w/Maggie Cheung, Michelle Yeoh, Anita Mui, Damian Lau. When police can’t solve the kidnapping of multiple heirs to the throne, they call in three women with incredible powers and dark pasts. Playing like a comic book kung fu mystery, To’s film is a wonder of outlandish […]


Showings: May. 14 7:30, May. 15 7:00, 9:00, May. 16 7:00, 9:00

RAILWAY SLEEPERS

(2016, DCP, 102m) dir Sompot Chidgasornpongse (Thailand). Railway Sleepers explores the close connection between Thai people and the Thai railway. Through various activities and scenes inside and outside the moving vehicles, the film turns the train into a microcosm of life in Thailand. With mundane talk, onboard walks, outward gazes, exchanged glances, sitting, and sleeping, […]

RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY

(1962, 35mm, 94m) w/Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley. Judd (McCrea) is hired to transport gold through dangerous territory, not realizing that his partners have other plans. Peckinpah based Judd’s character on his father and reworked the script to reflect his own ranch experiences. The film culminates in Judd’s redemption amid a hail of bullets. […]


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

THE BALLAD OF CABLE HOGUE

(1970, DCP, 121m) w/Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, Slim Pickens. Cable Hogue (Robards) is a prospector left for dead in the desert by his double-crossing partners. But he discovers a clear spring and becomes wealthy selling water to stagecoach travelers. Funny and emotionally resonant, this is a different kind of Peckinpah film but no less essential. […]


Showings: May. 19 9:00, May. 20 7:00, May. 21 5:00

MONEY HAS FOUR LEGS

(2020, DCP, 98m) dir Maung Sun (Myanmar). Wai Bhone, a young film director, has to overcome the tough realities in order to direct his debut film. The hard worked scenario is criticised and undermined by the unpretentious censorship of the authorities. The film producers constantly pressure for lack of money, and even casting actors to […]

IRMA VEP

(1996, 35mm, 99m, French w/English subtitles) dir Olivier Assayas w/Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Natalie Richard. Cheung plays a fictional version of herself cast as the lead in a remake of the 1915 film Les vampires. Both a sentimental ode to cinema’s past and a gentle jab at the excesses of the French New Wave, Vep […]


Showings: May. 21 7:30, May. 22 7:00, 9:00, May. 23 7:00, 9:00

THE GETAWAY

(1972, DCP, 123m) w/Steve McQueen, Ali McGraw, Ben Johnson. Parole board chief Jack Beynon (Johnson) agrees to let Doc McCoy (McQueen) out of prison if he’ll pull a job for him. When things don’t go as planned, Doc and his wife, Carol (McGraw), need to settle their differences and find a way out. FRI/SAT 7:00 […]


Showings: May. 26 7:00, 9:30, May. 27 7:00, 9:30, May. 28 3:00, 5:30

THE ICEMAN COMETH

(1989, DCP, 114m, Cantonese w/English subtitles) dir Clarence Fok w/Maggie Cheung, Biao Yuen, Wah Yuen. Before Encino Man and Demolition Man, there was The Iceman Cometh. Ming Dynasty royal guard Fong-Sau Ching (Biao Yuen) tracks down rapist/serial murderer Fung San (Wah Yuen) in the mountains. Both become frozen during their struggle. When they thaw out, […]


Showings: May. 28 8:00, May. 29 7:00, 9:15, May. 30 7:00, 9:15

LADY SNOWBLOOD

(1973, DCP, 97m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Toshiya Fujita w/Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon. A young girl (Kaji) whose family has been ruthlessly destroyed by a gang of criminals is raised to exact coldblooded retribution. Fujita’s influential film perfectly balances violence and beauty. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN 3:00 5:00 At Perisphere: Rowan Smith asks what […]


Showings: Jun. 2 7:00, 9:00, Jun. 3 7:00, 9:00, Jun. 4 3:00, 5:00

PARTY GIRL

(1995, DCP, 94m) dir Daisy von Scherler Mayer w/Parker Posey, Omar Townsend, The Lady Bunny, Liev Schreiber. After too much disorderly revelry, a high-voltage socialite must pay off her debts by working at a library. Cinema’s most persuasive argument for the Dewey Decimal System. New Restoration! SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00   Promotional support provided […]


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

POINT BLANK

(1967, 35mm, 92m) dir John Boorman w/Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Vernon. Double-crossed and left for dead in a heist gone wrong, Walker (Marvin) will stop at nothing to get even. Boorman’s direction takes a familiar premise and makes Point Blank a paragon of revenge cinema. Read essays by Matt Clark and Kevin Maher at […]


Showings: Jun. 9 7:00, 9:00, Jun. 10 7:00, 9:00, Jun. 11 3:00, 5:00

THE DOOM GENERATION

(1995, DCP, 83m) dir Gregg Araki w/Parker Posey, James Duval, Rose McGowan, Margaret Cho. On the lam following a deadly accident, a trio of troubled teenagers take a darkly comic voyage through the outskirts of an apocalyptic Los Angeles. Posey does a heel turn as a vengeful, sword-wielding ex-lover. New Restoration! SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 […]


Showings: Jun. 11 7:00, Jun. 12 7:00, 8:45, Jun. 13 7:00, 8:45

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

(2009, 35mm, 153m) dir Quentin Tarantino w/Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Brad Pitt. Once upon a time in Nazi-occupied France, Shosanna’s (Laurent) entire family is slain by German Colonel Hans Landa (Waltz). Later, as a movie theater owner in Paris, she gets a chance for redress. Tarantino plays on fifty years of exploitation revenge cinema for […]


Showings: Jun. 16 7:00, Jun. 17 7:00, Jun. 18 3:00, 6:00

WAITING FOR GUFFMAN

(1996, 35mm, 84m) dir Christopher Guest w/Guest, Parker Posey, Catherine O’Hara, Fred Willard. A group of community-theater eccentrics in a small Missouri town undertake a deeply misguided campaign to impress a Broadway producer. Guest’s mockumentary, one of the funniest films of the 1990s, made him a leader of the form. 35mm print courtesy of film […]


Showings: Jun. 19 7:00, 8:45, Jun. 20 7:00, 8:45

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